Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Title Status: NYP
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TitleThe Socrates Express
AuthorWeiner, Eric
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1PHILOSOPHY / Essays
Category Full 2PHILOSOPHY / Individual Philosophers
Category Full 3TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
ISBN-139781501129018
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
The New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss embarks on a rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history’s greatest thinkers and showing us how each—from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir—offers practical and spiritual lessons for today’s unsettled times.
TitleThe World That We Knew
AuthorHoffman, Alice
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Occult & Supernatural
ISBN-139781501137587
On Sale09/01/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages400
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * LONGLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL

On the brink of World War II, with the Nazis tightening their grip on Berlin, a mother’s act of courage and love offers her daughter a chance of survival.

“[A] hymn to the power of resistance, perseverance, and enduring love in dark times…gravely beautiful…Hoffman the storyteller continues to dazzle.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
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 Vagabonds
AuthorGuinn, Jeff
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
ISBN-139781501159312
On Sale11/17/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
A “fascinating slice of rarely considered American history” (Booklist)—the story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison—whose annual summer sojourns introduced the road trip to our culture and made the automobile an essential part of modern life.
TitleBecoming a Midwife
AuthorDoughton, Sandi
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers/General
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Counseling/Career Development
ISBN-139781982141431
On Sale11/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
A revealing guide to a career as a midwife written by award-winning health reporter Sandi Doughton and based on the real-life experiences of the chief of the midwifery practice group at the University of Washington—required reading for anyone pursuing a path to this life-changing profession.
TitleBecoming a Video Game Designer
AuthorHalpern, Daniel Noah
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers/General
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Counseling/Career Development
ISBN-139781982137939
On Sale11/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages160
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A revealing guide to a career as a video game designer written by acclaimed journalist Daniel Noah Halpern and based on the real-life experiences of legendary designer Tom Cadwell of Riot Games—required reading for anyone considering a path to this profession.
TitleElvis in Vegas
AuthorZoglin, Richard
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/State & Local/West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Category Full 3MUSIC / Genres & Styles/Rock
ISBN-139781501151200
On Sale11/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
“Outstanding pop-culture history.” —Newsday

The “smart and zippy account” (The Wall Street Journal) of how Las Vegas saved Elvis and Elvis saved Las Vegas in the greatest musical comeback of all time.
TitleThe Philosopher's War
AuthorMiller, Tom
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Fantasy/Historical
Category Full 2FICTION / Fantasy/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Literary
ISBN-139781476778198
On Sale12/08/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages416
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The “propulsive follow-up to emergency physician Miller’s imaginative debut, The Philosopher’s Flight” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) finds Robert Canderelli Weekes as a rookie Rescue and Evacuation flier on the front lines of World War I in France.

He came to save lives, but has no idea how far he’ll have to go to win the war.
TitleHoax
AuthorStelter, Brian
Sub-ImprintAtria/One Signal Publishers
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Corruption & Misconduct
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries/Media & Communications
ISBN-139781982142445
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
The urgent and untold story of the collusion between Fox News and Donald Trump from the New York Times bestselling author of Top of the Morning.
TitleA Book of Bones
AuthorConnolly, John
Sub-ImprintEmily Bestler Books / Atria Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Mystery & Detective/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Literary
ISBN-139781982127527
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages688
Cover StatusFinal
Private Investigator Charlie Parker returns in this heart-pounding thriller as he seeks revenge against the darkest forces in the world, from “one of the best thriller writers we have” (Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author) and the internationally bestselling author of the acclaimed The Woman in the Woods.