Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Social Science
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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
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.
TitleGatecrasher
AuthorWiddicombe, Ben
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
Category Full 3HUMOR / Topic/Celebrity & Popular Culture
ISBN-139781982128838
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
A smart, gossipy, and very funny examination of celebrity culture from New York’s premiere social columnist.
TitleBig Friendship
AuthorSow, Aminatou
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Friendship
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
ISBN-139781982111908
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that! But for all the rosy sentiments surrounding friendship, most people don’t talk much about what it really takes to stay close for the long haul.
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.”
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.
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 StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
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).