Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Nature
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TitleDumb Luck and the Kindness of Strangers
AuthorGierach, John
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Fishing
Category Full 2NATURE / Animals/Fish
Category Full 3LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
ISBN-139781501168581
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
Witty, shrewd, and, as always, a joy to read, John Gierach, “America’s best fishing writer” (Houston Chronicle) and favorite streamside philosopher, extols the frequent joys and occasional tribulations of the fly-fishing life.
TitleThe Language of Butterflies
AuthorWilliams, Wendy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Butterflies & Moths
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Environmental Science (see also Chemistry/Environmental)
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Evolution
ISBN-139781501178061
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusBO
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world’s most resilient creatures—the butterfly—shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives.
TitleExtraordinary Insects
AuthorSverdrup-Thygeson, Anne
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Entomology
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Biological Diversity
Category Full 3NATURE / Animals/Insects & Spiders
ISBN-139781982112882
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusBO
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
This enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we could not survive without them is “a joy” (The Times, London) and “charming...Highlighting them in all their buzzing, stinging, biting glory” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleFathoms
AuthorGiggs, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Marine Life
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Marine Biology
Category Full 3PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
ISBN-139781982120696
On Sale07/28/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
“[A] delving, haunted and poetic debut.” —The New York Times Book Review

“A work of bright and careful genius.” —Robert Moor, New York Times bestselling author of On Trails

Fathoms took my breath away. Every page is suffused with magic and meaning.” —Ed Yong, New York Times bestselling author of I Contain Multitudes

A gorgeous meditation on the awe-inspiring lives of whales, revealing what they can teach us about ourselves, our planet, and our relationship to other species.
TitleHorse Crazy
AuthorMaslin Nir, Sarah
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Horses
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Mammals
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Equestrian
ISBN-139781501196232
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
ONE OF USA TODAY'S “20 SUMMER BOOKS YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS”

In the bestselling tradition of works by such authors as Susan Orlean and Mary Roach, a New York Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist explores why so many people—including herself—are obsessed with horses.
TitleLeave It As It Is
AuthorGessner, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Category Full 3TRAVEL / Special Interest/Hikes & Walks
ISBN-139781982105044
On Sale08/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
“A rallying cry in the age of climate change.” —Robert Redford

An environmental clarion call, told through bestselling author David Gessner’s wilderness road trip inspired by America’s greatest conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt.