Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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TitleHow We Fight for Our Lives
AuthorJones, Saeed
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/General
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / LGBT
ISBN-139781501132742
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages224
Cover StatusReady to Feed
WINNER OF THE 2019 KIRKUS PRIZE IN NONFICTION

WINNER OF THE 2020 STONEWALL BOOK AWARD-ISRAEL FISHMAN NONFICTION AWARD

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES’S 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2019

One of the best books of the year as selected by The Washington Post; NPR; Time; The New Yorker; O, The Oprah Magazine; Harper’s Bazaar; Elle; Kirkus Reviews; Publishers Weekly; BuzzFeed; Goodreads; School Library Journal; and many more.

“A moving, bracingly honest memoir that reads like fevered poetry.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Jones’s voice and sensibility are so distinct that he turns one of the oldest of literary genres inside out and upside down.” —NPR’S Fresh Air
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 StatusNYP
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).
TitleWhat My Mother and I Don't Talk About
Author
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Women Authors
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781982107352
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages288
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“You will devour these beautifully written—and very important—tales of honesty, pain, and resilience” (Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls) from fifteen brilliant writers who explore how what we don’t talk about with our mothers affects us, for better or for worse.
TitleThe Buddhist on Death Row
AuthorSheff, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Mindfulness & Meditation
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
Category Full 3RELIGION / Buddhism/Zen (see also PHILOSOPHY/Zen)
ISBN-139781982128456
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Boy explores the transformation of Jarvis Jay Masters who has become one of America’s most inspiring Buddhist practitioners while locked in a cell on death row.
TitleYour Second Act
AuthorHeaton, Patricia
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3RELIGION / Christian Life/Personal Growth
ISBN-139781982141608
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An entertaining, inspirational book about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton—Emmy Award–winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, and most recently, Carol’s Second Act.
TitleThe Luckiest Man
AuthorSalter, Mark
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Legislative Branch
ISBN-139781982120931
On Sale05/12/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages480
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A deeply personal and candid remembrance of the late Senator John McCain from one of his closest and most trusted confidants, friends, and political advisors.
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$26
CDN Price$35
Pages240
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig—a sensational discovery, published for the first time as a book.
TitleThe Naked Truth
AuthorMorgan, Leslie
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781501174124
On Sale05/19/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Newly divorced and determined to reclaim her life, Leslie Morgan, bestselling author of Crazy Love and Mommy Wars, decided to spend a year searching for five new lovers in this “highly stimulating story of a midlife education” and “steamy, liberating tale of self-exploration and self-love” (Kirkus Reviews).
TitleKochland
AuthorLeonard, Christopher
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries/General
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
ISBN-139781476775395
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages704
Cover StatusReady to Feed
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2019 * WINNER OF THE J ANTHONY LUKAS WORK-IN-PROGRESS AWARD * FINANCIAL TIMES’ BEST BOOKS OF 2019 * NPR FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019 * FINALIST FOR THE FINACIAL TIMES/MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF 2019 * KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOKS OF 2019 * SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOKS OF 2019

“Superb…Among the best books ever written about an American corporation.” Bryan Burrough, The New York Times Book Review

Just as Steve Coll told the story of globalization through ExxonMobil and Andrew Ross Sorkin told the story of Wall Street excess through Too Big to Fail, Christopher Leonard’s Kochland uses the extraordinary account of how one of the biggest private companies in the world grew to be that big to tell the story of modern corporate America.
TitleA Good American Family
AuthorMaraniss, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies/Communism, Post-Communism & Socialism
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
ISBN-139781501178399
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages432
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Pulitzer Prize–winning author and “one of our most talented biographers and historians” (The New York Times) David Maraniss delivers a “thoughtful, poignant, and historically valuable story of the Red Scare of the 1950s” (The Wall Street Journal) through the chilling yet affirming story of his family’s ordeal, from blacklisting to vindication.