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 StatusAS
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 StatusBSB
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.

With a foreword by Questlove
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 StatusFinal
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 StatusFinal
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
Pages320
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 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 StatusFinal
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 Liberation of Paris
AuthorSmith, Jean Edward
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/United States
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781501164934
On Sale07/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
Prize-winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the “rousing” (Jay Winik, author of 1944) story of the liberation of Paris during World War II—a triumph achieved only through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French, and Germans, racing to save the city from destruction.
TitleLast Mission to Tokyo
AuthorParadis, Michel
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Genocide & War Crimes
ISBN-139781501104718
On Sale07/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages480
Cover StatusFinal
A thrilling narrative that introduces a key but underreported moment in World War II: The Doolitte Raids and the international war crimes trial in 1945 that defined Japanese-American relations and changed legal history.