Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Science
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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 StatusFinal
*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
Cover StatusFinal
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
Pages368
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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.
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
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 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.