Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: History
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TitleShow Them You're Good
AuthorHobbs, Jeff
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/General
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Category Full 3HISTORY / Social History
ISBN-139781982116330
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The bestselling, critically acclaimed, award-winning author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace presents a brilliant and transcendent work that closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys with vastly different backgrounds and resources as they apply to college.
TitleRevolver
AuthorRasenberger, Jim
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/Weapons
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / Military/General
ISBN-139781501166389
On Sale05/26/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages448
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A sweeping, definitive biography of Samuel Colt—the inventor of the legendary Colt revolver (a.k.a. six-shooter)—which changed the US forever, triggering the industrial revolution and the settlement of the American West.
TitleThose Who Forget
AuthorSchwarz, Geraldine
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HISTORY / Holocaust
Category Full 3HISTORY / Europe/Germany
ISBN-139781501199080
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Those Who Forget, published to international awards and acclaim, is journalist Géraldine Schwarz’s riveting account of her German and French grandparents’ lives during World War II, an in-depth history of Europe’s post-war reckoning with fascism, and an urgent appeal to remember as a defense against today’s rise of far-right nationalism.
TitleStranger in the Shogun's City
AuthorStanley, Amy
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Asia/Japan
Category Full 2HISTORY / Modern/19th Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / Women
ISBN-139781501188527
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A vivid, deeply researched work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman during the first half of the 19th century in Edo—the city that would become Tokyo—and a portrait of a great city on the brink of a momentous encounter with the West.
TitleThe Guarded Gate
AuthorOkrent, Daniel
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
Category Full 3HISTORY / Jewish
ISBN-139781476798059
On Sale05/19/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19
CDN Price$26
Pages496
Cover StatusReady to Feed
NAMED ONE OF THE “100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF THE YEAR” BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

From the widely celebrated New York Times bestselling author of Last Call—this “rigorously historical” (The Washington Post) and timely account of how the rise of eugenics helped America keep out “inferiors” in the 1920s is “a sobering, valuable contribution to discussions about immigration” (Booklist).
TitleBlindfold
AuthorPadnos, Theo
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HISTORY / Middle East/General
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Terrorism
ISBN-139781982120825
On Sale07/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An award-winning journalist’s searing, extraordinary account of being kidnapped and tortured in Syria by al Qaeda for two years—a revelatory memoir about war, human nature, and endurance.
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 StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages368
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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.
TitlePromised Land
AuthorStebenne, David
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
ISBN-139781982102708
On Sale06/23/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A timely work of groundbreaking history explains how the American middle class ballooned at mid-century until it dominated the nation, showing who benefited and what brought the expansion to an end.
TitleThe World's Fastest Man
AuthorKranish, Michael
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / African American
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Cycling
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781501192609
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In this “sharp-eyed account of a nearly forgotten African-American sports legend” (Publishers Weekly)—the remarkable Major Taylor who became the world’s fastest bicyclist at the height of the Jim Crow era—“Kranish has done historians and fans a service by reminding us that such immortals as Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, Serena Williams and Tiger Woods all followed in Major Taylor’s wake” (The Washington Post).
TitleThe Patient Assassin
AuthorAnand, Anita
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 2HISTORY / Asia/India & South Asia
Category Full 3HISTORY / Europe/Great Britain/20th Century
ISBN-139781501195716
On Sale08/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The “compelling [and] vivid” (The New York Times Book Review) true story of a man who claimed to be a survivor of a 1919 British massacre in India, his elaborate twenty-year plan for revenge, and the mix of truth and legend that made him a hero to hundreds of millions.