Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Political Science
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TitleThe Room Where It Happened
AuthorBolton, John
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Security (National & International)
ISBN-139781982148034
On Sale05/12/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$32.5
CDN Price$40
Pages528
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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 Sale11/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages432
Cover StatusFinal
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.
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 Sale06/02/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages608
Cover StatusFinal
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.
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 Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages400
Cover StatusFinal
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 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.
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 Sale10/13/20
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.
TitleBowling Alone: Revised and Updated
AuthorPutnam, Robert D.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781982130848
On Sale10/13/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages544
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Updated to include a new chapter about the influence of social media and the internet—the 20th anniversary edition of Bowling Alone remains a seminal work of social analysis, and its examination of what happened to our sense of community remains more relevant than ever in today’s fractured America.
TitleWinning the Green New Deal
AuthorGirgenti, Guido
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Environmental Policy
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
ISBN-139781982142438
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An urgent and definitive collection of essays from leaders and experts championing the Green New Deal—and a detailed playbook for how we can win it—including contributions by leading activists and progressive writers like Varshini Prakash, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Bill McKibben, Rev William Barber II, and more.
TitleYou're Fired
AuthorBegala, Paul
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process/Campaigns & Elections
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process/Political Parties
ISBN-139781982160043
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages256
Cover Status
“You’re fired!” Donald Trump became famous bellowing those words in a make-believe boardroom. In November, tens of millions of Americans want to yell it right back at him. Yet Trump has seemed to almost defy the laws of political physics. Paul Begala, one of America’s greatest political talents, lays out the strategy that will defeat him and send him and his industrial-strength spray-on tan machine back to Mar-a-Lago.
TitleWhat Were We Thinking
AuthorLozada, Carlos
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 3LITERARY CRITICISM / Subjects & Themes/Politics
ISBN-139781982145620
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize–winning book critic uses the books of the Trump era to argue that our response to this presidency reflects the same failures of imagination that made it possible.