Fall 2019 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Social Science
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TitleHeartland
AuthorSmarsh, Sarah
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Rural
ISBN-139781501133107
On Sale09/03/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
*Finalist for the National Book Award*
*Finalist for the Kirkus Prize*
*Instant New York Times Bestseller*

*Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, New York Post, BuzzFeed, Shelf Awareness, Bustle, and Publishers Weekly*

An essential read for our times: an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America that will deepen our understanding of the ways in which class shapes our country and “a deeply humane memoir that crackles with clarifying insight”.*
TitleMurder in the Bayou
AuthorBrown, Ethan
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1TRUE CRIME / Murder/General
Category Full 2LAW / Criminal Law/General
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Prostitution & Sex Trade
ISBN-139781982127817
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
Soon to be a Showtime documentary, Murder in the Bayou is a New York Times bestselling chronicle of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Southern parish that is “part murder case, part corruption exposé, and part Louisiana noir” (New York magazine).
TitleThe Day It Finally Happens
AuthorPearl, Mike
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies
Category Full 3REFERENCE / Trivia
ISBN-139781501194139
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From a Vice magazine columnist whose beat is “the future,” here is entertaining speculation featuring both authoritative research and a bit of mischief: a look at how humanity is likely to weather such happenings as the day nuclear war occurs, the day the global internet goes down, the day we run out of effective antibiotics, and the day immortality is achieved.
TitleMore From Less
AuthorMcAfee, Andrew
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Social Theory
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Consumer Behavior
ISBN-139781982103576
On Sale10/08/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
From the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Second Machine Age, a compelling argument—masterfully researched and brilliantly articulated—that we have at last learned how to increase human prosperity while treading more lightly on our planet.
TitleGood Husbandry
AuthorKimball, Kristin
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food (see also POLITICAL SCIENCE/Public Policy/Agriculture & Food Policy)
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & Naturalists
ISBN-139781501111532
On Sale10/15/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From the celebrated author of the beloved bestseller The Dirty Life, a “beguiling memoir about the simple life” (Elle), Kristin Kimball describes the delicious highs and sometimes excruciating lows of life on Essex Farm—a 500-acre farm that produces a full diet for a community of 250 people.
TitleThe Birth of Loud
AuthorPort, Ian S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1MUSIC / Business Aspects
Category Full 2MUSIC / Musical Instruments/Guitar
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
ISBN-139781501141737
On Sale11/19/19
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
“A hot-rod joy ride through mid-20th-century American history” (The New York Times Book Review), this one-of-a-kind narrative masterfully recreates the rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar’s amplified sound—Leo Fender and Les Paul—and their intense competition to convince rock stars like the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton to play the instruments they built.
TitleGenius & Anxiety
AuthorLebrecht, Norman
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Jewish
Category Full 2RELIGION / Judaism/History
Category Full 3HISTORY / Jewish
ISBN-139781982134228
On Sale12/03/19
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages464
Cover StatusFinal
A unique chronicle of the years 1847-1947, the century when the Jewish people changed the world—and it changed them.
TitleStolen
AuthorBell, Richard
Sub-Imprint37 INK
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / African American
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies/African American Studies
ISBN-139781501169434
On Sale10/15/19
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
A gripping and true story about five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South—and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice, reminiscent of Twelve Years A Slave and Never Caught.
TitleGood and Mad
AuthorTraister, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
ISBN-139781501181818
On Sale09/03/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
Journalist Rebecca Traister’s New York Times bestselling exploration of the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement is “a hopeful, maddening compendium of righteous feminine anger, and the good it can do when wielded efficiently—and collectively” (Vanity Fair).
TitleHow to Start a Revolution
AuthorDuca, Lauren
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civics & Citizenship
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
ISBN-139781501181634
On Sale09/24/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$32.99
Pages192
Cover StatusFinal
Teen Vogue award-winning columnist Lauren Duca shares a smart and funny guide for challenging the status quo in a much-needed reminder that young people are the ones who will change the world.