Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Humor
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TitleWhy Did I Get a B?
AuthorReed, Shannon
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1EDUCATION / Essays
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3HUMOR / Topic/School & Education
ISBN-139781982136192
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
This hilarious and candid collection of personal essays about teaching follows in the footsteps of such classics as Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire, The Courage to Teach, and Up the Down Staircase. “Send this book to your favorite teacher. They’ll know you’re sucking up. They’ll thank you anyway” (People).
TitleHola Papi
AuthorBrammer, John Paul
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/Hispanic & Latino
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / LGBTQ+
Category Full 3HUMOR / Form/Essays
ISBN-139781982141493
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
From popular LGBTQ advice columnist and writer John Paul Brammer comes a hilarious, heartwarming memoir-in-essays chronicling his journey growing up as a queer, mixed-race kid in America’s heartland to becoming the “Chicano Carrie Bradshaw” of his generation.

“[Brammer] is both kind and piercingly funny, often in the same sentence….Personal and affecting….¡Hola Papi! is a master class of tone and tenderness, as Brammer balances self-compassion with humor.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
“[¡Hola Papi! should be] required reading...[Brammer’s] writing is incredibly funny, kind, and gracious to his readers, and deeply vulnerable in a way that makes it feel as if he’s talking to only you.” —LOS ANGELES TIMES
“The next generation's ‘Dear Abby’.” —MSNBC
TitleGatecrasher
AuthorWiddicombe, Ben
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
Category Full 3HUMOR / Topic/Celebrity & Popular Culture
ISBN-139781982128845
On Sale07/13/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
A smart, gossipy, and very funny examination of celebrity culture from New York’s premiere social columnist.
TitleWell, This is Exhausting
AuthorBenoit, Sophia
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HUMOR / Form/Essays
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781982151935
On Sale07/13/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
From GQ columnist and Twitter sensation, this hilarious, clever, and eye-opening memoir-in-essays explores the ins and outs of modern womanhood—from finding feminism, the power of pop culture, and how to navigate life’s constant double standards—perfect for fans of Shrill and PEN15.
TitleGive Them Lala
AuthorKent, Lala
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HUMOR / Topic/Celebrity & Popular Culture
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/General
ISBN-139781982153847
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
USA TODAY BESTSELLER

The Vanderpump Rules breakout star and provocateur brings her signature sharp wit to the page with this collection of humorous and brutally honest essays exploring her rocky road to fame, sobriety, and beyond.
TitleGrand
AuthorSchaefer, Sara
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HUMOR / Topic/Marriage & Family
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Religious
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
ISBN-139781982102227
On Sale05/25/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
Emmy Award–winning writer Sara Schaefer’s hilariously honest memoir follows her “on this wild river descent into the Grand Canyon and her own secret family history. This is a Class 1000 Rapids of a memoir and I urge you to take the ride” (John Hodgman, author of Vacationland). Perfect for fans of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened.
TitleA Perfect 10
AuthorLand, Heather
Sub-ImprintHoward Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HUMOR / Form/Essays
Category Full 2HUMOR / Topic/Internet & Social Media
Category Full 3HUMOR / Topic/Religion
ISBN-139781982104191
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
The author of I Ain’t Doin’ It and popular comedian Heather Land returns with a collection of laugh-out-loud, hilarious, and unfiltered essays that explore the funny and inspirational moments in everyday life—perfect for fans of Rachel Hollis’s Girl, Wash Your Face.
TitleDeezify's Epic Workout Handbook
AuthorRuberto, Fil
Sub-ImprintTiller Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HEALTH & FITNESS / Exercise/General
Category Full 2HUMOR / Form/Pictorial
Category Full 3HEALTH & FITNESS / Men's Health
ISBN-139781982137410
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$26.99
Pages208
Cover StatusFinal
Jumpstart getting jacked with this illustrated workout guide containing 100 exercises, epic total-body workouts, and an 8-week fitness plan that will take your exercise regimen to the next level.
TitleThe Cheap Handyman
AuthorHarris, B.S.
Sub-ImprintTiller Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HUMOR / Form/Essays
Category Full 2HOUSE & HOME / Remodeling & Renovation
Category Full 3HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself/General
ISBN-139781982150983
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$16.99
CDN Price
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
This Old House meets #HomeImprovementFails in this collection of laugh-out-loud essays, perfect for fans of Nick Offerman, CarTalk, or The Red Green Show.

“This book is all the fix-it you need for your hurt home improvement ego.” —Harrison Scott Key, Thurber-prize winning author of The World's Largest Man
TitleFactourism
Authorferdio
Sub-ImprintAdams Media
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1REFERENCE / Curiosities & Wonders
Category Full 2REFERENCE / Trivia
Category Full 3HUMOR / Form/Pictorial
ISBN-139781507214312
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$15.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages160
Cover StatusFinal
Discover remarkable information about science, animals, history, and more with this collection of 150 interesting and intriguing facts.