Fall 2019 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Literary Criticism
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TitleIago
AuthorBloom, Harold
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1LITERARY CRITICISM / Shakespeare
Category Full 2LITERARY CRITICISM / Renaissance
Category Full 3LITERARY CRITICISM / Drama
ISBN-139781501164231
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages160
Cover StatusFinal
From one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time, Harold Bloom presents Othello’s Iago, perhaps the Bard’s most compelling villain—the fourth in a series of five short books about the great playwright’s most significant personalities.
TitleMad, Bad, Dangerous to Know
AuthorToibin, Colm
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European/English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Category Full 3LITERARY CRITICISM / European/English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
ISBN-139781476785189
On Sale11/12/19
US Price$18
CDN Price
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
From the multiple award-winning author of The Master and Brooklyn, an illuminating look at Irish culture, history, and literature through the lives of the fathers of three of Ireland’s greatest writers—Oscar Wilde's father, William Butler Yeats's father, and James Joyce's father—“Thrilling, wise, and resonant, this book aptly unites Tóibín’s novelistic gifts for psychology and emotional nuance with his talents as a reader and critic, in incomparably elegant prose” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleAlice Adams
AuthorSklenicka, Carol
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors
ISBN-139781451621310
On Sale12/03/19
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages592
Cover StatusFinal
“Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams,” a New York Times critic said of the prolific short-story writer and bestselling novelist whose dozens of published stories and eleven novels illuminate the American Century.
TitleThe Problem with Everything
AuthorDaum, Meghan
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Category Full 2LITERARY CRITICISM / Subjects & Themes/Women
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
ISBN-139781982129330
On Sale10/22/19
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
From “one of the most emotionally exacting, mercilessly candid, deeply funny, and intellectually rigorous writers of our time” (Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild) comes a seminal new book that reaches surprising truths about feminism, the Trump era, and the Resistance movement. You won’t be able to stop thinking about it and talking about it.
TitleBowie's Bookshelf
AuthorO'Connell, John
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 2LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading
Category Full 3ART / Individual Artists/Essays
ISBN-139781982112547
On Sale11/12/19
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
Named one of Entertainment Weekly’s 12 biggest music memoirs this fall. “An artful and wildly enthralling path for Bowie fans in particular and book lovers in general.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“The only art I’ll ever study is stuff that I can steal from.” ―David Bowie

Three years before David Bowie died, he shared a list of 100 books that changed his life. His choices span fiction and nonfiction, literary and irreverent, and include timeless classics alongside eyebrow-raising obscurities.