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 StatusFinal
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.
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 StatusFinal
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.
TitleEmpire of Democracy
AuthorReid-Henry, Simon
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / General
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
ISBN-139781451684971
On Sale06/30/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages880
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The first panoramic history of the Western world from the 1970s to the present day—from the Cold War to the 2008 financial crisis and wars in the Middle East—Empire of Democracy is “a superbly informed and riveting historical analysis of our contemporary era” (Charles S. Maier, Harvard University).
TitleYoung Castro
AuthorHansen, Jonathan M
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 2HISTORY / Caribbean & West Indies/Cuba
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
ISBN-139781476732480
On Sale06/30/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages512
Cover StatusReady to Feed
This intimate, revisionist portrait of Fidel Castro, showing how an unlikely young Cuban led his country in revolution and transfixed the world, is “sure to become the standard on Castro’s early life” (Publishers Weekly).
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 Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
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.
TitleButch Cassidy
AuthorLeerhsen, Charles
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
ISBN-139781501117480
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
Charles Leerhsen brings the notorious Butch Cassidy to vivid life in this surprising and entertaining biography that goes beyond the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to reveal a more fascinating and complicated man than legend provides.
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 Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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.
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 Sale07/14/20
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.
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 Sale07/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“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.