Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
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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$22
CDN Price$30
Pages912
Cover StatusFinal
**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.
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.
TitleThe New Iberia Blues
AuthorBurke, James Lee
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Mystery & Detective/Private Investigators
ISBN-139781501176890
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages464
Cover StatusFinal
The shocking death of a young woman leads Detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia, and the backwoods of Louisiana in this New York Times bestselling mystery from “modern master” (Publishers Weekly) James Lee Burke.
TitleHow to Make Your Money Last - Completely Updated for Planning
AuthorQuinn, Jane Bryant
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance/Budgeting
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance/Money Management
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance/Retirement Planning
ISBN-139781982115838
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages432
Cover StatusFinal
NOW COMPLETELY UPDATED to reflect the changes in tax legislation, health insurance, and the new investment realities. In this “highly valuable resource” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) Quinn “provides simple, straightforward” (The New York Times) solutions to the universal retirement dilemma—how to make your limited savings last for life—covering mortgages, social security, income investing, annuities, and more!
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 Elephant in the Room
AuthorTomlinson, Tommy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition/Weight Loss
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
ISBN-139781501111624
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
A “warm and funny and honest…genuinely unputdownable” (Curtis Sittenfeld) memoir chronicling what it’s like to live in today’s world as a fat man, from acclaimed journalist Tommy Tomlinson, who, as he neared the age of fifty, weighed 460 pounds and decided he had to change his life.
TitleHouse of the Rising Sun
AuthorBurke, James Lee
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Historical
Category Full 2FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Literary
ISBN-139781982147761
On Sale01/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
Bestselling author James Lee Burke’s “stunning” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) masterpiece is the story of a father and son separated by war, circumstance, and a race for the Holy Grail—a thrilling entry in the Holland family saga.
TitleHark
AuthorLipsyte, Sam
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Humorous/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Satire
ISBN-139781501146077
On Sale01/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
An “extremely funny...brilliantly alive” (The New York Times Book Review) social satire of the highest order from bestselling author Sam Lipsyte, centered around an unwitting mindfulness guru and the phenomenon he initiates.
TitleBe Fearless
AuthorCase, Jean
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Motivational
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
ISBN-139781501196355
On Sale01/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
In this nationally bestselling “must-read for leaders who are seeking an inspirational road map…in today’s challenging climate” (Forbes), philanthropist, investor, and technology pioneer Jean Case brings to life the five Be Fearless principles common to the people and organizations that change the world.
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.