Spring 2021 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
TitleAftershocks
AuthorOwusu, Nadia
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/African American & Black
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781982111229
On Sale01/12/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
In the tradition of The Glass Castle, a deeply felt memoir from Whiting Award–winner Nadia Owusu about the push and pull of belonging, the seismic emotional toll of family secrets, and the heart it takes to pull through.
TitleThe Final Revival of Opal & Nev
AuthorWalton, Dawnie
Sub-Imprint37 Ink
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Cultural Heritage
Category Full 2FICTION / African American/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Literary
ISBN-139781982140168
On Sale04/20/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages368
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A poignant fictional oral history of the beloved rock ‘n’ roll duo who shot to fame in the 1970s New York, and the dark, fraught secret that lies at the peak of their stardom.
TitleThe Girls Are All So Nice Here
AuthorFlynn, Laurie Elizabeth
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781982144623
On Sale03/09/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Two former best friends return to their college reunion to find that they’re being circled by someone who wants revenge for what they did ten years before—and will stop at nothing to get it—in this shocking psychological thriller about ambition, toxic friendship, and deadly desire.
TitleWhy Fish Don't Exist
AuthorMiller, Lulu
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2NATURE / Animals/Fish
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
ISBN-139781501160349
On Sale04/06/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A “remarkable” (Los Angeles Times), “seductive” (The Wall Street Journal) debut from the new cohost of Radiolab, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and—possibly—even murder.​

“At one point, Miller dives into the ocean into a school of fish…comes up for air, and realizes she’s in love. That’s how I felt: Her book took me to strange depths I never imagined, and I was smitten.” The New York Times Book Review
TitleRace Against Time
AuthorMitchell, Jerry
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Category Full 3TRUE CRIME / Murder/General
ISBN-139781451645149
On Sale02/02/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages448
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“For almost two decades, investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell doggedly pursued the Klansmen responsible for some of the most notorious murders of the civil rights movement. This book is his amazing story. Thanks to him, and to courageous prosecutors, witnesses, and FBI agents, justice finally prevailed.” —John Grisham, author of The Guardians
TitleThese Ghosts Are Family
AuthorCard, Maisy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Cultural Heritage
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
ISBN-139781982117443
On Sale01/05/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
Longlisted for the 2020 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

A “rich, ambitious debut novel” (The New York Times Book Review) that reveals the ways in which a Jamaican family forms and fractures over generations, in the tradition of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.

*An Entertainment Weekly, Millions, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of 2020 Pick and Buzz Magazine’s Top New Book of the New Decade*
TitleThe Code Breaker
AuthorIsaacson, Walter
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/General
ISBN-139781982115852
On Sale03/09/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$35
CDN Price$40
Pages560
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.
TitleThe Falcon Thief
AuthorHammer, Joshua
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1TRUE CRIME / Heists & Robberies
Category Full 2NATURE / Animals/Birds
Category Full 3TRAVEL / Special Interest/Adventure
ISBN-139781501191909
On Sale02/16/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
A “well-written, engaging detective story” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs—and the wildlife detective determined to stop him.
TitleThe Second Chance Club
AuthorHardy, Jason
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Social Services & Welfare
ISBN-139781982128609
On Sale02/16/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book.
TitleThe Barbizon
AuthorBren, Paulina
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
ISBN-139781982123895
On Sale03/02/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From award-winning author Paulina Bren comes the first history of New York’s most famous residential hotel—The Barbizon—and the remarkable women who lived there.