Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Science
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TitleGalileo
AuthorLivio, Mario
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Astronomy
ISBN-139781501194733
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
A fresh interpretation of the life of Galileo Galilei, one of history’s greatest and most fascinating scientists, that sheds new light on his discoveries and how he was challenged by science deniers. “We really need this story now, because we’re living through the next chapter of science denial” (Bill McKibben).
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 StatusBSB
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages240
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 StatusNYP
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).
TitleThe Sensitives
AuthorBroudy, Oliver
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Environmental Science (see also Chemistry/Environmental)
ISBN-139781982128500
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A compelling exploration of the mysteries of environmental toxicity and the community of “sensitives”—people with powerful, puzzling symptoms resulting from exposure to chemicals, fragrances, and cell phone signals, that have no effect on “normals.”
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 StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
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

Fathoms is 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.
TitleA Lab of One's Own
AuthorColwell, PhD, Rita
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Biology
ISBN-139781501181276
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A riveting memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system.
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 StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
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.
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
Pages368
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.