Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Political Science
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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
Pages288
Marketing SpecialistHines, Nicole
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.
TitleThe Age of Entitlement
AuthorCaldwell, Christopher
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights
ISBN-139781501106897
On Sale01/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Marketing SpecialistRingo, Elise
A major American intellectual makes the historical case that the reforms of the 1960s, reforms intended to make the nation more just and humane, instead left many Americans feeling alienated, despised, misled—and ready to put an adventurer in the White House.
TitleConfessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator
AuthorJaczko, Gregory B
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Energy Policy
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Physics/Nuclear
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/National
ISBN-139781476755779
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages208
Marketing SpecialistRingo, Elise
A shocking exposé from the most powerful insider in nuclear regulation about how the nuclear energy industry endangers our lives—and why Congress does nothing to stop it.
TitleAccidental Presidents
AuthorCohen, Jared
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Legislative Branch
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/19th Century
ISBN-139781501109836
On Sale01/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages528
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
This New York Times bestselling “deep dive into the terms of eight former presidents is chock-full of political hijinks—and déjà vu” (Vanity Fair) and provides a fascinating look at the men who came to the office without being elected to it, showing how each affected the nation and world.
TitleThe Bomb
AuthorKaplan, Fred
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/Nuclear Warfare
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations/Arms Control
Category Full 3HISTORY / Military/Weapons
ISBN-139781982107291
On Sale01/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages384
Marketing SpecialistHines, Nicole
From the author the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war—and Presidents’ actions in nuclear crises—from Truman to Trump.
TitleMitch, Please!
AuthorJones, Matt
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 3HUMOR / Topic/Politics
ISBN-139781982142049
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages288
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
From the founder of Kentucky Sports Radio and attorney Matt Jones, a withering, humorous look at how Mitch McConnell has been bad for Kentucky—and why he needs to be voted out in 2020.
TitleThe Upswing
AuthorPutnam, Robert D.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / Social History
ISBN-139781982129149
On Sale04/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27.99
CDN Price$36.99
Pages304
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
An eminent political scientist’s brilliant analysis of economic, social, and political trends over the past century demonstrating how we have gone from an individualistic “I” society to a more communitarian “We” society and then back again—and how we can learn from that experience to turn the corner towards a stronger, more unified nation, from the author of Bowling Alone and Our Kids.
TitleBowling Alone: Revised and Updated
AuthorPutnam, Robert D.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781982130848
On Sale04/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages544
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
Updated to include a new chapter about the influence of social media and the internet—the 20th anniversary edition of Bowling Alone remains a seminal work of social analysis, and its examination of what happened to our sense of community remains more relevant than ever in today’s fractured America.
TitleTell Your Children
AuthorBerenson, Alex
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Cultural Policy
Category Full 2MEDICAL / Pharmacology
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Violence in Society
ISBN-139781982103675
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
In “a brilliant antidote to all the…false narratives about pot” (American Thinker), an award-winning author and former New York Times reporter reveals the link between teenage marijuana use and mental illness, and a hidden epidemic of violence caused by the drug—facts the media have ignored as the United States rushes to legalize cannabis.
TitleBlackout
AuthorOwens, Candace
Sub-ImprintThreshold Editions
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies/Conservatism & Liberalism
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies/African American Studies
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion
ISBN-139781982133276
On Sale02/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages288
Marketing Specialist
Political activist and social media star Candace Owens explains all the reasons how the Democratic Party policies hurt, rather than help, the African American community, and why she and many others are turning right.