Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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TitleRace Against Time
AuthorMitchell, Jerry
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Category Full 3TRUE CRIME / Murder/General
ISBN-139781451645132
On Sale02/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages448
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An award-winning investigative reporter shares the real-life detective story of how Klansmen came to justice in notorious unsolved civil rights cold cases—decades after they had gotten away with murder.
TitleThe Buddhist on Death Row
AuthorSheff, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Mindfulness & Meditation
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
Category Full 3RELIGION / Buddhism/Zen (see also PHILOSOPHY/Zen)
ISBN-139781982128456
On Sale03/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Boy explores the transformation of Jarvis Jay Masters who has become one of America’s most inspiring Buddhist practitioners while locked in a cell on death row.
TitleThe Second Chance Club
AuthorHardy, Jason
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Social Services & Welfare
ISBN-139781982128593
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book.
TitleWhy Fish Don't Exist
AuthorMiller, Lulu
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2NATURE / Animals/Fish
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/General
ISBN-139781501160271
On Sale04/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$23
CDN Price$32
Pages192
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A wondrous nonfiction debut from the cofounder of NPR’s Invisibilia, Why Fish Don’t Exist tells the story of a 19th-century scientist who rebuilt his life’s work after losing everything, an astonishing tale that becomes an investigation into the biggest questions of our lives.
TitleWe Are Not Here to Be Bystanders
AuthorSarsour, Linda
Sub-Imprint37 INK
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Activists
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
ISBN-139781982105167
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages240
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Linda Sarsour, co-organizer of the Women’s March, shares how growing up Palestinian Muslim American, feminist, and empowered moved her to become a globally recognized activist on behalf of marginalized communities across the country.
TitleThe Elephant in the Room
AuthorTomlinson, Tommy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition/Weight Loss
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
ISBN-139781501111624
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A “warm and funny and honest…genuinely unputdownable” (Curtis Sittenfeld) memoir chronicling what it’s like to live in today’s world as a fat man, from acclaimed journalist Tommy Tomlinson, who, as he neared the age of fifty, weighed 460 pounds and decided he had to change his life.
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
Title StatusNYP
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.
TitleMaster of the Game
AuthorBruck, Connie
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 3PERFORMING ARTS / Business Aspects
ISBN-139781982144272
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages400
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the bestselling author of The Predators’ Ball comes the story of the most flamboyant businessman and dealmaker of his generation, Steve Ross.
TitleBecoming a Man
AuthorCarl, P.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / LGBT
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies
ISBN-139781982105099
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages240
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“A memoir that is jolting, honest, passionate, and beautifully written” (Claudia Rankine), Becoming a Man explores one man’s gender transition amid a pivotal political moment in America.
TitleThe Second Kind of Impossible
AuthorSteinhardt, Paul
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Physics/Crystallography
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Physics/General
ISBN-139781476729930
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages400
Cover StatusReady to Feed
*Shortlisted for the 2019 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize*

One of the most fascinating scientific detective stories of the last fifty years, an exciting quest for a new form of matter. “A riveting tale of derring-do” (Nature), this book reads like James Gleick’s Chaos combined with an Indiana Jones adventure.