Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
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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 StatusNYP
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.
TitleThree Perfect Liars
AuthorPerks, Heidi
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Psychological
ISBN-139781982139933
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
From the author of Her One Mistake, hailed as chilling, captivating” by New York Times bestselling author Megan Miranda, comes a riveting new suspense novel about three ambitious women whose lives are turned upside down in the aftermath of a horrifying fire, which destroys a successful advertising agency and threatens to expose a tangled web of lies.
TitleGrown Ups
AuthorUnsworth, Emma Jane
Sub-ImprintScout Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / FIC076000 -Feminist
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781982141936
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
One of Bustle’s “Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2020”
PopSugar’s “26 Incredible New Books Coming Your Way This August”
Good Housekeeping’s “25 New Fall Books You Have to Read This Season”
Lit Hub’s “Most Anticipated Books of 2020”


Fleabag meets Conversations with Friends in this brutally honest, observant, original novel about a woman going through a breakup…but really having more of a breakdown.
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
TitleThe New American
AuthorMarcom, Micheline Aharonian
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Hispanic & Latino
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781982120726
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
One of 2020’s most anticipated books by The Millions and Ms. Magazine

The epic journey of a young Guatemalan American college student, a “dreamer,” who gets deported and decides to make his way back home to California.
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.