Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Sports & Recreation
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TitleHeart and Steel
AuthorCowher, Bill
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Football
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Happiness
ISBN-139781982175795
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A poignant, inspirational story about football, family, and love from Bill Cowher, the Super Bowl–winning, Hall-of-Fame Pittsburgh Steelers coach, and cohost of CBS’s The NFL Today.
TitleOut of the Pocket
AuthorHerbstreit, Kirk
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Football
Category Full 3FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting/Fatherhood
ISBN-139781982171018
On Sale08/17/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages400
Cover StatusFinal
A powerfully intimate, plain-spoken memoir about fathers and sons, fortitude, and football from the face and voice of college football—Kirk Herbstreit.
TitleThe Optimist
AuthorCoggins, David
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Fishing
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Outdoor Skills
Category Full 3NATURE / Essays
ISBN-139781982152505
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
A modern tribute to an ageless pastime, and a practical guide to the art, philosophy, and rituals of fly fishing, by an expert, lifelong angler.
TitleSeeing Serena
AuthorMarzorati, Gerald
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Racket Sports/Tennis
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781982127886
On Sale06/15/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
A riveting chronicle of trailblazing tennis champion and cultural icon Serena Williams’s turbulent 2019 tour season and a revealing portrait of who she is, both on and off the court.
TitleThe World's Fastest Man
AuthorKranish, Michael
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / African American & Black
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Cycling
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781501192609
On Sale06/29/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19
CDN Price$26
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
In this “sharp-eyed account of a nearly forgotten African-American sports legend” (Publishers Weekly)—the remarkable Major Taylor who became the world’s fastest bicyclist at the height of the Jim Crow era—“Kranish has done historians and fans a service by reminding us that such immortals as Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, Serena Williams and Tiger Woods all followed in Major Taylor’s wake” (The Washington Post).
TitleA Course Called America
AuthorCoyne, Tom
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Golf
Category Full 2TRAVEL / United States/General
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
ISBN-139781982128050
On Sale05/25/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Globe-trotting golfer Tom Coyne has finally come home. And he’s ready to play all of it.

After playing hundreds of courses overseas in the birthplace of golf, ​Coyne, the author of A Course Called Ireland and A Course Called Scotland, returns to his own birthplace and delivers a rollicking love letter to golf in the United States.
TitleGolf's Holy War
AuthorCyrgalis, Brett
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Golf
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Social Aspects
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Coaching/General
ISBN-139781476707600
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
As Michael Lewis’s bestseller Moneyball captured baseball at a technological turning point, this “highly entertaining, very smart book” (James Patterson) takes us inside golf’s clash between its hallowed artistic tradition and its scientific future.
TitleLou Gehrig
AuthorGaff, Alan D.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball/History
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball/Essays & Writings
ISBN-139781982132408
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
The lost memoir from Lou Gehrig—“a compelling rumination by a baseball icon and a tragic hero” (Sports Illustrated) and “a fitting tribute to an inspiring baseball legend” (Publishers Weekly).
TitleDumb Luck and the Kindness of Strangers
AuthorGierach, John
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Fishing
Category Full 2NATURE / Animals/Fish
Category Full 3LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
ISBN-139781501168604
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
Witty, shrewd, and always a joy to read, John Gierach, “America’s best fishing writer” (Houston Chronicle) and favorite streamside philosopher, has earned the following of “legions of readers who may not even fish but are drawn to his musings on community, culture, the natural world, and the seasons of life” (Kirkus Reviews).
TitleHorse Crazy
AuthorMaslin Nir, Sarah
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Horses
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Mammals
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Animal Sports/Equestrian
ISBN-139781501196256
On Sale08/03/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
ONE OF USA TODAY'S “20 SUMMER BOOKS YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS”

In the bestselling tradition of works by such authors as Susan Orlean and Mary Roach, a New York Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist explores why so many people—including herself—are obsessed with horses.