Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Social Science
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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 Sale08/18/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
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 as they apply to college.
TitleSavage Appetites
AuthorMonroe, Rachel
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1TRUE CRIME / Murder/General
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
Category Full 3TRUE CRIME / General
ISBN-139781501188893
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A “necessary and brilliant” (NPR) exploration of our cultural fascination with true crime told through four “enthralling” (The New York Times Book Review) narratives of obsession.
TitleThe Turnaway Study
AuthorFoster, Diana Greene
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Marriage & Family
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Abortion & Birth Control
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Social Policy
ISBN-139781982141561
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
“If you read only one book about democracy, The Turnaway Study should be it. Why? Because without the power to make decisions about our own bodies, there is no democracy." —Gloria Steinem

“Dr. Diana Greene Foster brings what is too often missing from the public debate around abortion: science, data, and the real-life experiences of people from diverse backgrounds…This should be required reading for every judge, member of Congress, and candidate for office—as well as anyone who hopes to better understand this complex and important issue.” —Cecile Richards, cofounder of Supermajority, former president of Planned Parenthood, and author of Make Trouble

A groundbreaking and illuminating look at the state of abortion access in America and the first long-term study of the consequences—emotional, physical, financial, professional, personal, and psychological—of receiving versus being denied an abortion on women’s lives.
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 StatusAS
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.
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 StatusAS
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages496
Cover StatusFinal
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).
TitleBunker
AuthorGarrett, Bradley
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1REFERENCE / Survival & Emergency Preparedness
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
ISBN-139781501188558
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
A thought-provoking, chilling, and eerily prescient look at “prepper” communities around the world that are building bunkers against a possible apocalypse.
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 Sale07/14/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
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.
TitleThree Women
AuthorTaddeo, Lisa
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Sexuality (see also PSYCHOLOGY/Human Sexuality)
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
ISBN-139781451642308
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$19.99
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 INDIE NEXT PICK

Named a Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post * NPR * The Atlantic * New York Public Library * Vanity Fair * PBS * Time * Economist * Entertainment Weekly * Financial Times * Shelf Awareness * Guardian * Sunday Times * BBC * Esquire * Good Housekeeping * Elle * Real Simple * And more than twenty additional outlets

“Staggeringly intimate...Taddeo spent eight years reporting this groundbreaking book.” —Entertainment Weekly

“A breathtaking and important book…What a fine thing it is to be enthralled by another writer’s sentences. To be stunned by her intellect and heart.” —Cheryl Strayed

“Extraordinary...This is a nonfiction literary masterpiece...I can't remember the last time a book affected me as profoundly as Three Women.” —Elizabeth Gilbert

“A revolutionary look at women's desire, this feat of journalism reveals three women who are carnal, brave, and beautifully flawed.” —People (Book of the Week)

A riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting.
TitleProphetic City
AuthorKlineberg, Stephen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development/Economic Development
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Urban
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
ISBN-139781501177910
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
Sociologist Stephen Klineberg presents fascinating and groundbreaking research that shows how the city of Houston has emerged as a microcosm for America’s future—based on an unprecedented thirty-eight-year study of its changing economic, demographic, and cultural landscapes.
TitleSunny Days
AuthorKamp, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1PERFORMING ARTS / Television/History & Criticism
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
ISBN-139781501137808
On Sale05/12/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$27.5
CDN Price$36.5
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
From bestselling writer David Kamp, the engrossing, behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children’s TV programs Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Free to Be...You and Me, and Schoolhouse Rock!—which collectively transformed American childhood for the better, teaching kids about diversity, the ABCs, and feminism through a fun, funky 1970s lens.

With a foreword by Questlove