Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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TitleThe Crowded Hour
AuthorRisen, Clay
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/United States
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military
ISBN-139781501144004
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
The “gripping” (The Washington Post) story of the most famous regiment in American history: the Rough Riders, a motley group of soldiers led by Theodore Roosevelt, whose daring exploits marked the beginning of American imperialism in the 20th century.
TitleMore Than Love
AuthorWagner, Natasha Gregson
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
ISBN-139781982111182
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
The heartbreaking, never-before-told story of Hollywood icon Natalie Wood’s glamorous life, sudden death, and lasting legacy, written by her daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner.
TitleIt's How We Play the Game
AuthorStack, Ed
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
ISBN-139781982116927
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
Porchlight’s Best Leadership & Strategy Book of The Year

An inspiring memoir from the CEO of DICK’s Sporting Goods that is “not only entertaining but will be of great value to any entrepreneur” (Phil Knight, New York Times bestselling author of Shoe Dog), this book shows how a trailblazing business was created by giving back to the community and by taking principled, and sometimes controversial, stands—including against the type of weapons that are too often used in mass shootings and other tragedies.
TitleGood Husbandry
AuthorKimball, Kristin
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food (see also POLITICAL SCIENCE/Public Policy/Agriculture & Food Policy)
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & Naturalists
ISBN-139781501111655
On Sale05/12/20
Title StatusBO
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
From the author of the beloved bestseller The Dirty Life, this “superb memoir chronicles the evolution of a farm, marriage, family, and her own personal identity with humor, insight, and candor” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) detailing life on Essex Farm—a 500-acre farm that produces food for a community of 250 people.
TitleFilthy Beasts
AuthorHamill, Kirkland
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology/Addiction
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
ISBN-139781982122768
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
Running with Scissors meets Grey Gardens in this gripping, true riches-to-rags tale of a wealthy family who lost it all and the unforgettable journey of a man coming to terms with his family’s deep flaws and his own long-buried truths.
TitleLady Romeo
AuthorWojczuk, Tana
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 3DRAMA / Shakespeare
ISBN-139781501199523
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
“A lively, illuminating new biography…Wojczuk reveals the force and vitality of this woman, on the stage and off.” —Nina MacLaughlin, The Boston Globe

“Once the empress of the stage, the indomitable 19th-century superstar Charlotte Cushman has been lost to us. Tana Wojczuk resurrects her here, charisma and originality intact. A brisk, beautifully crafted life of a pioneering actor who—on and off the stage—indeed seems to have been, as Wojczuk puts it, ‘a better man than most men.’” —Stacy Schiff, bestselling author of The Witches and Cleopatra

For fans of Book of Ages and American Eve, this illuminating and enthralling biography of 19th-century queer actress Charlotte Cushman portrays her radical lifestyle that riveted New York City and made headlines across America.
TitleThe Buddhist on Death Row
AuthorSheff, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Mindfulness & Meditation
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
Category Full 3RELIGION / Buddhism/Zen (see also PHILOSOPHY/Zen)
ISBN-139781982128456
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Boy explores the transformation of Jarvis Jay Masters who has become one of America’s most inspiring Buddhist practitioners while locked in a cell on death row.
TitleHow We Fight for Our Lives
AuthorJones, Saeed
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/General
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / LGBT
ISBN-139781501132742
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives—winner of the Kirkus Prize and the Stonewall Book Award—is a “moving, bracingly honest memoir” (The New York Times Book Review) written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power.

One of the best books of the year as selected by The New York Times; The Washington Post; NPR; Time; The New Yorker; O, The Oprah Magazine; Harper’s Bazaar; Elle; BuzzFeed; Goodreads; and many more.
TitleWhat My Mother and I Don't Talk About
Author
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Women Authors
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781982107352
On Sale08/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
“You will devour these beautifully written—and very important—tales of honesty, pain, and resilience” (Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls) from fifteen brilliant writers who explore how what we don’t talk about with our mothers affects us, for better or for worse.
TitleYour Second Act
AuthorHeaton, Patricia
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3RELIGION / Christian Life/Personal Growth
ISBN-139781982141608
On Sale07/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
An entertaining, inspirational book about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton—Emmy Award–winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, and most recently, Carol’s Second Act.