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 Sale06/23/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$32.5
CDN Price$40
Pages592
Cover StatusFinal
As President Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened, and the facts speak for themselves.
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 StatusAS
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.
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 StatusBSB
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.
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 Sale08/04/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
“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.
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 StatusAS
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.
TitleThe Assault on American Excellence
AuthorKronman, Anthony
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1EDUCATION / Higher
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Aims & Objectives
ISBN-139781501199493
On Sale08/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
“I want to call it a cry of the heart, but it’s more like a cry of the brain, a calm and erudite one.” Peggy Noonan, The Wall Street Journal

The former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is a threat to our democracy.
TitleReaganland
AuthorPerlstein, Rick
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
ISBN-139781476793054
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$40
CDN Price$54
Pages1120
Cover StatusFinal
From the bestselling author of Nixonland and The Invisible Bridge comes the dramatic conclusion of how conservatism took control of American political power.
TitleSilver, Sword, and Stone
AuthorArana, Marie
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Latin America/General
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / World/Caribbean & Latin American
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Developing & Emerging Countries
ISBN-139781501105012
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$22
CDN Price$30
Pages496
Cover StatusFinal
Winner, American Library Association Booklist’s Top of the List, 2019 Adult Nonfiction

Acclaimed writer Marie Arana delivers a cultural history of Latin America and the three driving forces that have shaped the character of the region: exploitation (silver), violence (sword), and religion (stone). “Meticulously researched, [this] book’s greatest strengths are the power of its epic narrative, the beauty of its prose, and its rich portrayals of character…Marvelous” (The Washington Post).
TitleLincoln's Spies
AuthorWaller, Douglas
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Intelligence & Espionage
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
ISBN-139781501126857
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$22
CDN Price$30
Pages624
Cover StatusFinal
This major addition to the history of the Civil War is a “fast-paced, fact-rich account” (The Wall Street Journal) offering a detailed look at President Abraham Lincoln’s use of clandestine services and the secret battles waged by Union spies and agents to save the nation—filled with espionage, sabotage, and intrigue.
TitleWinning the Green New Deal
AuthorPrakash, Varshini
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 Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
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.