Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Science
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TitleWhy Fish Don't Exist
AuthorMiller, Lulu
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Ichthyology & Herpetology
Category Full 3NATURE / Animals/Fish
ISBN-139781501160271
On Sale04/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$23
CDN Price$32
Pages224
Marketing SpecialistRingo, Elise
A wondrous nonfiction debut from the cofounder of NPR’s Invisibilia, Why Fish Don’t Exist tells the story of a 19th-century scientist possessed with bringing order to the natural worlda dark and astonishing tale that becomes an investigation into some of the biggest questions of our lives.
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
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
*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.
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$17
CDN Price$23
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.
TitleThe Future is Faster Than You Think
AuthorDiamandis, Peter H.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Development
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Applied Sciences
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Globalization
ISBN-139781982109660
On Sale01/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages384
Marketing SpecialistRingo, Elise
From the New York Times bestselling authors of Abundance and Bold comes a practical playbook for technological convergence in our modern era.
TitleMidnight in Chernobyl
AuthorHigginbotham, Adam
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Category Full 2HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Physics/Nuclear
ISBN-139781501134630
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19
CDN Price$26
Pages560
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalist

From journalist Adam Higginbotham, the New York Times bestselling “account that reads almost like the script for a movie” (The Wall Street Journal)—a powerful investigation into Chernobyl and how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the history’s worst nuclear disasters.
TitleThe Math of Life and Death
AuthorYates, Kit
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1MATHEMATICS / Applied
Category Full 2MATHEMATICS / Essays
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Biology
ISBN-139781982111878
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages288
Marketing SpecialistGilliam, Ashley
A brilliant and entertaining mathematician illuminates seven mathematical principles that shape our lives.

“Kit Yates shows how our private and social lives are suffused by mathematics. Ignorance may bring tragedy or farce. This is an exquisitely interesting book. It’s a deeply serious one too and, for those like me who have little math, it’s delightfully readable.” —Ian McEwan, author of Atonement

“Kit Yates is a natural storyteller. Through fascinating stories and examples, he shows how maths is the beating heart of so much of modern life. An exciting new voice in the world of science communication.” —Marcus du Sautoy, author of The Music of the Primes
TitleThe Magic Feather Effect
AuthorWarner, Melanie
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1MEDICAL / Holistic Medicine
Category Full 2HEALTH & FITNESS / Healing
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Biology
ISBN-139781501121500
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Marketing SpecialistCole, Zoey
The acclaimed author of Pandora’s Lunchbox and former New York Times reporter delivers an “entertaining and highly useful book that gives you the tools to understand how alternative medicine works, so you can confidently make up your own mind” (The Washington Post).
TitleHacking Immortality
AuthorSputnik Futures
Sub-ImprintTiller Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Social Theory
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Biotechnology
ISBN-139781982139834
On Sale04/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$26.99
Pages160
Marketing Specialist
Cheat death—or at least delay it—with this accessible look into the quest for immortality, and what it means for human civilization.