Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: History
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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.
TitleBubble in the Sun
AuthorKnowlton, Christopher
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Real Estate/Buying & Selling Homes
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
ISBN-139781982128371
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages368
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Christopher Knowlton, author of Cattle Kingdom and former Fortune writer, takes an in-depth look at the spectacular Florida land boom of the 1920s and shows how it led directly to the Great Depression.
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
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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.
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
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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.
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 Future is Asian
AuthorKhanna, Parag
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics/Comparative
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies/Asian American Studies
Category Full 3HISTORY / Asia/India & South Asia
ISBN-139781501196287
On Sale12/31/50
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages448
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“Foreign policy whiz kid” (The New York Times Book Review) Parag Khanna reveals “a dazzling distillation of the history of the world from an Asian perspective…thorough and clear, offering abundant food for thought” (Kirkus Reviews).
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
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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.
TitleMurphy's Law
AuthorMurphy, Jack
Sub-ImprintThreshold Editions
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3HISTORY / Military/Iraq War (2003-2011)
ISBN-139781501191251
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“Sure to go down as an important piece of military-memoir history…a fast-paced, insightful, hold-nothing-back memoir” (Brandon Webb, former Navy Seal, New York Times bestselling author) from a former Army Ranger sniper and Special Operations weapon sergeant-turned-journalist about the incredible highs and devastating lows of his career.
TitleCommandos
AuthorWaller, Douglas
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/Special Forces
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/Persian Gulf War (1991)
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/21st Century
ISBN-139781982128227
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Discover what it takes to fight alongside the very best of America’s armed forces in this heart-pounding precursor to American Sniper and Seal Team Six.