Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
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TitleThe Roxy Letters
AuthorLowry, Mary Pauline
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Humorous/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781982121433
On Sale04/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages320
Marketing SpecialistBreeden, Elizabeth
Meet Roxy. She’s a sometimes vegan, always broke artist with a heart the size of Texas and an ex living in her spare bedroom. Her life is messy, but with the help of a few good friends and by the grace of the goddess Venus she’ll discover that good sex, true love, and her life’s purpose are all closer than she realizes.
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$26
CDN Price$35
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.
TitleMerchants of Truth
AuthorAbramson, Jill
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries/Media & Communications
Category Full 2COMPUTERS / Digital Media/General
Category Full 3LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
ISBN-139781501123214
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages544
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
Former executive editor of The New York Times and one of our most eminent journalists Jill Abramson provides a “valuable and insightful” (The Boston Globe) report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade, as shown via two legacy (The New York Times and The Washington Post) and two upstart (BuzzFeed and VICE) companies as they plow through a revolution that pits old vs. new media.
TitleOn Being 40(ish)
Author
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Women Authors
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781501172144
On Sale02/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Marketing SpecialistRingo, Elise
Fifteen powerful women and writers you know and love—from the pages of The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vogue, Glamour, and The Atlantic—offer captivating, intimate, and candid explorations about what it’s really like turning forty—and that the best is yet to come.
TitleThe Catalyst
AuthorBerger, Jonah
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Marketing/General
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
ISBN-139781982108601
On Sale03/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$34.99
Pages288
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
From the author of New York Times bestsellers Contagious and Invisible Influence comes a revolutionary approach to changing anyone’s mind.
TitleHouse of Glass
AuthorFreeman, Hadley
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HISTORY / Holocaust
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
ISBN-139781501199158
On Sale03/24/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages352
Marketing SpecialistRingo, Elise
A writer investigates her family’s secret history, uncovering a story that spans a century, two World Wars, and three generations.
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 Sale03/31/20
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.
TitleSuch Good Work
AuthorLichtman, Johannes
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Urban
Category Full 3FICTION / Cultural Heritage
ISBN-139781501195662
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages320
Marketing SpecialistBreeden, Elizabeth
From Johannes Lichtman comes a wisely comic debut novel about a teacher whose efforts to stay sober land him in Sweden, but the refugee crisis forces a very different kind of reckoning.
TitleTen Caesars
AuthorStrauss, Barry
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Ancient/Rome
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/Western
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
ISBN-139781451668841
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages432
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
Bestselling classical historian Barry Strauss delivers “an exceptionally accessible history of the Roman Empire…much of Ten Caesars reads like a script for Game of Thrones” (The Wall Street Journal)—a summation of three and a half centuries of the Roman Empire as seen through the lives of ten of the most important emperors, from Augustus to Constantine.
TitleWaiting for Bojangles
AuthorBourdeaut, Olivier
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Coming of Age
Category Full 3FICTION / Humorous/General
ISBN-139781501175091
On Sale03/17/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$20
Pages176
Marketing SpecialistRingo, Elise
An “oddball fairy tale” (The New York Times)—shortlisted for one of France’s highest literary prizes—a dark, funny, and wholly charming novel about a young boy and his eccentric family, who grapple with the realities of mental illness in unique and whimsical ways.