Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Pub Month: October 2020
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TitleKochland
AuthorLeonard, Christopher
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries/General
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
ISBN-139781476775395
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages704
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2019 * WINNER OF THE J ANTHONY LUKAS WORK-IN-PROGRESS AWARD * FINANCIAL TIMES’ BEST BOOKS OF 2019 * NPR FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019 * FINALIST FOR THE FINACIAL TIMES/MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF 2019 * KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOKS OF 2019 * SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOKS OF 2019

“Superb…Among the best books ever written about an American corporation.” Bryan Burrough, The New York Times Book Review

Just as Steve Coll told the story of globalization through ExxonMobil and Andrew Ross Sorkin told the story of Wall Street excess through Too Big to Fail, Christopher Leonard’s Kochland uses the extraordinary account of how one of the biggest private companies in the world grew to be that big to tell the story of modern corporate America.
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.
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.