Fall 2019 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: History
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TitleAll the Powers of Earth
AuthorBlumenthal, Sidney
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
ISBN-139781476777283
On Sale09/03/19
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages784
Cover StatusFinal
In All the Powers of Earth, Lincoln's incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos is newly revealed through the great biographer's extraordinary research and literary style.
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).
TitleThe Library Book
AuthorOrlean, Susan
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / General
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / Social History
ISBN-139781476740195
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight…as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY)—a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries. “Everybody who loves books should check out The Library Book” (The Washington Post).
TitleLeadership
AuthorGoodwin, Doris Kearns
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
ISBN-139781476795935
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages496
Cover StatusFinal
The New York Times bestselling book about the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin “should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country, and ourselves” (The Washington Post).
TitleThe Book of Gutsy Women
AuthorClinton, Hillary Rodham
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Women
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
ISBN-139781501178412
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$35
CDN Price$45
Pages464
Cover StatusFinal
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them—women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.
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.
TitleGoliath
AuthorStoller, Matt
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/National
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781501183089
On Sale10/15/19
US Price$29.99
CDN Price$39.99
Pages608
Cover StatusFinal
A startling look at how concentrated financial power and consumerism transformed American politics, resulting in the emergence of populism and authoritarianism, the fall of the Democratic Party—while also providing the steps needed to create a new democracy.
TitleFirst Freedom
AuthorHarsanyi, David
Sub-ImprintThreshold Editions
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/Weapons
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Category Full 3HISTORY / Social History
ISBN-139781501174018
On Sale10/22/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
From one of America’s smartest political writers comes a “captivating and comprehensive journey” (#1 New York Times bestselling author David Limbaugh) of the United States’ unique and enduring relationship with guns.
TitleFrederick Douglass
AuthorBlight, David W.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/19th Century
ISBN-139781416590323
On Sale01/07/20
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages912
Cover StatusReady to Feed
**Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History**

*Winner of the Bancroft, Parkman, Los Angeles Times (biography), Lincoln, Plutarch, and Christopher Awards*

Named one of the Best Books of 2018 by The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Time

“Extraordinary…a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.
TitleVicksburg
AuthorMiller, Donald L.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/United States
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
ISBN-139781451641370
On Sale10/29/19
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages688
Cover StatusFinal
The astonishing story of the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed tens of thousands of slaves, and made Ulysses S. Grant the most important general of the war.