Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: History
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TitleThe Pioneers
AuthorMcCullough, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
ISBN-139781501168703
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would define our country.
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 StatusNYP
US Price$27.5
CDN Price$36.5
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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.
TitleEagle Against the Sun
AuthorSpector, Ronald H.
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 2HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / Military/United States
ISBN-139781982135232
On Sale05/19/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages592
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“The best book by far on the Pacific War” (The New York Times Book Review), this classic one-volume history of World War II in the Pacific draws on declassified intelligence files; British, American, and Japanese archival material; and military memoirs to provide a stunning and complete history of the conflict.
TitleOne Giant Leap
AuthorFishman, Charles
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Space Science
Category Full 3TECHNOLOGY / Aeronautics & Astronautics
ISBN-139781501106309
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages480
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The New York Times bestselling, “meticulously researched and absorbingly written” (The Washington Post) story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic Apollo 11 moon mission.
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.
Title1941: The Year Germany Lost the War
AuthorNagorski, Andrew
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 2HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
ISBN-139781501181139
On Sale06/09/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages400
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Bestselling historian Andrew Nagorski “brings keen psychological insights into the world leaders involved” (Booklist) during 1941, the critical year in World War II when Hitler’s miscalculations and policy of terror propelled Churchill, FDR, and Stalin into a powerful new alliance that defeated Nazi Germany.
Title14 Miles
AuthorGibson, DW
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/State & Local/West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization
ISBN-139781501183416
On Sale06/09/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An esteemed journalist delivers a compelling on-the-ground account of the construction of President Trump’s border wall in San Diego—and the impact on the lives of local residents.
TitleThe Brothers York
AuthorPenn, Thomas
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Europe/Great Britain/Tudor & Elizabethan Era (1485-1603)
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/Great Britain/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / Europe/Renaissance
ISBN-139781451694178
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages688
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Vicious battles, powerful monarchs, and royal intrigue abound in this “gripping, complex, and sensational” (Hilary Mantel) true story of the War of the Roses—a struggle among three brothers, two of whom became kings, and the inspiration for Shakespeare’s renowned play, Richard III.
TitleThe Year of Dangerous Days
AuthorGriffin, Nicholas
Sub-Imprint37 INK
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Modern/21st Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
ISBN-139781501191022
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The harrowing story of the rise and fall of one of America’s most popular destination cities—rife with police brutality, a drug epidemic, and a bulging refugee crisis—The Year of Dangerous Days is a riveting blend of urgent social commentary and cinematic drama, from the award-winning journalist and author of Ping Pong Diplomacy.
TitleThe Upswing
AuthorPutnam, Robert D.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / Social History
ISBN-139781982129149
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$32.5
CDN Price$44
Pages480
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An eminent political scientist’s brilliant analysis of economic, social, and political trends over the past century demonstrating how we have gone from an individualistic “I” society to a more communitarian “We” society and then back again, and how we can learn from that experience to become a stronger, more unified nation—from the author of Bowling Alone and Our Kids.