Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Science
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TitleWildhood
AuthorNatterson-Horowitz, Barbara
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting/General
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental/Adolescent
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Mammals
ISBN-139781501164705
On Sale07/21/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
A New York Times Editor’s Pick ** People Best Books ** Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Books ** Chicago Tribune 28 Books You Need to Read Now **

“It blew my mind to discover that adolescent animals and humans are so similar…I loved this book!” —Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation

A “vivid…and fascinating” (Los Angeles Times) investigation of human and animal adolescence from the New York Times bestselling authors of Zoobiquity.
TitleThe End of Everything
AuthorMack, Katie
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Physics/Astrophysics
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Cosmology
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Astronomy
ISBN-139781982103545
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
From one of the most dynamic rising stars in astrophysics, an accessible and eye-opening look at five ways the universe could end, and the mind-blowing lessons each scenario reveals about the most important concepts in cosmology.
TitleFire in the Sky
AuthorDillow, Gordon
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Space Science
Category Full 2SCIENCE / History
Category Full 3NATURE / Animals/Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
ISBN-139781501187759
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
This “accessible and always entertaining” (Booklist) combination of history, pop science, and in-depth reporting offers a fascinating account of the asteroids that hit Earth long ago and those streaming toward us now, as well as how prepared we are against asteroid-caused catastrophe.
TitleThe Language of Butterflies
AuthorWilliams, Wendy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Butterflies & Moths
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Environmental Science (see also Chemistry/Environmental)
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Evolution
ISBN-139781501178061
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusBO
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world’s most resilient creatures—the butterfly—shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives.
TitleHorse Crazy
AuthorMaslin Nir, Sarah
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Horses
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Mammals
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Equestrian
ISBN-139781501196232
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
ONE OF USA TODAY'S “20 SUMMER BOOKS YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS”

In the bestselling tradition of works by such authors as Susan Orlean and Mary Roach, a New York Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist explores why so many people—including herself—are obsessed with horses.
TitleA Lab of One's Own
AuthorColwell, PhD, Rita
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Biology
ISBN-139781501181276
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A riveting memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system.
TitleWinning the Green New Deal
AuthorPrakash, Varshini
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Environmental Policy
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
ISBN-139781982142438
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
An urgent and definitive collection of essays from leaders and experts championing the Green New Deal—and a detailed playbook for how we can win it—including contributions by leading activists and progressive writers like Varshini Prakash, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Bill McKibben, Rev William Barber II, and more.
TitleThe Sensitives
AuthorBroudy, Oliver
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Environmental Science (see also Chemistry/Environmental)
ISBN-139781982128500
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A compelling exploration of the mysteries of environmental toxicity and the community of “sensitives”—people with powerful, puzzling symptoms resulting from exposure to chemicals, fragrances, and cell phone signals, that have no effect on “normals.”
TitleGalileo
AuthorLivio, Mario
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Astronomy
ISBN-139781501194733
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
A fresh interpretation of the life of Galileo Galilei, one of history’s greatest and most fascinating scientists, that sheds new light on his discoveries and how he was challenged by science deniers. “We really need this story now, because we’re living through the next chapter of science denial” (Bill McKibben).
TitleFathoms
AuthorGiggs, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Marine Life
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Marine Biology
Category Full 3PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
ISBN-139781982120696
On Sale07/28/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
“[A] delving, haunted and poetic debut.” —The New York Times Book Review

“A work of bright and careful genius.” —Robert Moor, New York Times bestselling author of On Trails

Fathoms took my breath away. Every page is suffused with magic and meaning.” —Ed Yong, New York Times bestselling author of I Contain Multitudes

A gorgeous meditation on the awe-inspiring lives of whales, revealing what they can teach us about ourselves, our planet, and our relationship to other species.