Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Science
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TitleThe Hummingbirds' Gift
AuthorMontgomery, Sy
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Birds
Category Full 2NATURE / Birdwatching Guides
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Entomology
ISBN-139781982176082
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$20
CDN Price$25
Pages96
Cover StatusFinal
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of the “fascinating…entertaining” (The Daily Beast) National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus, a charmingly perfect gem of a book about the most exquisite and extraordinary of winged creatures—hummingbirds.
TitleThe Soul of an Octopus
AuthorMontgomery, Sy
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Marine Life
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Marine Biology
Category Full 3NATURE / General
ISBN-139781451697728
On Sale04/05/16
Title StatusAS
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year

“Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus does for the creature what Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk did for raptors.” —New Statesman, UK

“One of the best science books of the year.” —Science Friday, NPR

Another New York Times bestseller from the author of The Good Good Pig, this “fascinating…touching…informative…entertaining” (Daily Beast) book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus—a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature—and the remarkable connections it makes with humans.
TitleFast Asleep
AuthorMosley, Dr Michael
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HEALTH & FITNESS / Sleep
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Human Anatomy & Physiology
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
ISBN-139781982106935
On Sale07/27/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The FastDiet and “one of the world’s leading journalists covering nutrition and health” (Dr. Valter Longo, director of the University of Southern California Longevity Institute) presents a “well written, well researched, and very practical” (Dr. Tim Spector, professor at Kings College, London) science-based sleep program designed to improve brain function, support weight loss, boost your mood, and reduce stress.
TitleThe Star Builders
AuthorTurrell, Arthur
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Experiments & Projects
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Physics/Nuclear
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change
ISBN-139781982130664
On Sale08/03/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
From a young, award-winning scientist, a look at one of the most compelling and historic turning points of our time—the race to harness the power of the stars and produce controlled fusion, creating a practically unlimited supply of clean energy.
TitleThe End of Everything
AuthorMack, Katie
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Physics/Astrophysics
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Space Science/Cosmology
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Space Science/Astronomy
ISBN-139781982103552
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY * THE WASHINGTON POST * THE ECONOMIST * NEW SCIENTIST * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * THE GUARDIAN

From one of the most dynamic rising stars in astrophysics, an “engrossing, elegant” (The New York Times) look at five ways the universe could end, and the mind-blowing lessons each scenario reveals about the most important concepts in cosmology.
TitleWhy Peacocks?
AuthorFlynn, Sean
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Ornithology
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Ethology
ISBN-139781982101077
On Sale05/11/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
An acclaimed journalist seeks to understand the mysterious allure of peacocks—and in the process discovers unexpected and valuable life lessons.
TitleAfter Cooling
AuthorWilson, Eric Dean
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change
Category Full 2NATURE / Essays
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
ISBN-139781982111298
On Sale07/06/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages480
Cover StatusFinal
This dazzlingly original work of literary nonfiction interweaves the science and history of the powerful refrigerant (and dangerous greenhouse gas) Freon with a haunting meditation on how to live meaningfully and morally in a rapidly heating world.
TitleFathoms
AuthorGiggs, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Marine Life
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Marine Biology
Category Full 3PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
ISBN-139781982120702
On Sale07/20/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
Winner of the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction * Finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction * Finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

A “delving, haunted, and poetic debut” (The New York Times Book Review) about the awe-inspiring lives of whales, revealing what they can teach us about ourselves, our planet, and our relationship with other species.
TitleA Lab of One's Own
AuthorColwell, PhD, Rita
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Biology
ISBN-139781501181290
On Sale08/17/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A “beautifully written” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have take to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system.
TitleThe Language of Butterflies
AuthorWilliams, Wendy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Butterflies & Moths
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Environmental Science
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Evolution
ISBN-139781501178078
On Sale05/25/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
In this “deeply personal and lyrical book” (Publishers Weekly) 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.