Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Sports & Recreation
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TitleCenterStage
AuthorKay, Michael
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball/Essays & Writings
ISBN-139781982152031
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages320
Cover StatusRFC
From the longtime host of the New York Yankees’ television broadcasts, ESPN Radio’s “The Michael Kay Show,” and YES Network’s Emmy Award–winning CenterStage comes a selection of his most memorable interviews with the most intriguing personalities in sports and entertainment—ranging from Jay Z to Mike Tyson to Serena Williams to Adam Sandler to Bon Jovi to Larry David.
TitleSeeing Serena
AuthorMarzorati, Gerald
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Tennis
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781982127886
On Sale06/23/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A riveting chronicle of trailblazing tennis champion and cultural icon Serena Williams’s turbulent 2019 tour season and a revealing portrait of who she is, both on and off the court.
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).
TitleGolf's Holy War
AuthorCyrgalis, Brett
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Golf
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Social Aspects
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Coaching/General
ISBN-139781476707594
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Just as Michael Lewis’s Moneyball captured baseball at a technological tipping point, Brett Cyrgalis’s Golf’s Holy War captures golf at a monumental turning point between its beloved artistic tradition and its analytic future.
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 StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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.
TitleLou Gehrig
AuthorGaff, Alan D.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball/History
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball/Essays & Writings
ISBN-139781982132392
On Sale05/12/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$24.99
CDN Price$33.99
Pages240
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig—a sensational discovery, published for the first time as a book.
TitleTo the Greatest Heights
AuthorO'Brien, Vanessa
Sub-ImprintEmily Bestler Books / Atria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Mountaineering
ISBN-139781982123789
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages368
Cover StatusReady to Feed
This riveting and uplifting memoir by Vanessa O’Brien, record-breaking American-British explorer, takes you on an unexpected journey to the top of the world’s highest mountains.
TitleA Guy Like Me
AuthorScott, John
Sub-ImprintHoward Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Hockey
ISBN-139781501159657
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$15.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the NHL’s most unexpected All-Star MVP comes a sports memoir unlike any other. Hilarious, candid, and reflective, A Guy Like Me recounts the heartwarming story of John Scott: an average joe who became a sports icon overnight.