Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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TitleLet's Talk About Hard Things
AuthorSale, Anna
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Communication & Social Skills
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
ISBN-139781501190247
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From the host of the popular WNYC podcast Death, Sex, & Money, Let’s Talk About Hard Things is an invitation to discuss the tough topics that all of us encounter.You will laugh, cry, nod in recognition, and by the end, feel like no topic is off-limits when it comes to creating meaningful connection” (Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk To Someone).
TitleThe Art of Her Deal
AuthorJordan, Mary
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Fashion
ISBN-139781982113414
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
In this “scrupulously reported biography” (NPR) Jordan documents how Melania Trump had discussing being First Lady nearly two decades before she landed in the White House and how she encouraged her husband to enter the race for president.
TitleYour Second Act
AuthorHeaton, Patricia
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3RELIGION / Christian Living/Personal Growth
ISBN-139781982141615
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
An entertaining book “filled with inspirational anecdotes” (People) about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton—Emmy Award–winning star of Everybody Love’s Raymond, The Middle, Patricia Heaton Parties, and most recently, Carol’s Second Act.
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.
TitleAmazon Unbound
AuthorStone, Brad
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
ISBN-139781982132613
On Sale05/11/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages496
Cover StatusFinal
From the bestselling author of The Everything Store, an unvarnished picture of Amazon’s unprecedented growth and its billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, revealing the most important business story of our time.

“If a company and a culture can have a biographer, Stone is Amazon’s—which, given the retailer’s ubiquity, makes him a biographer of the way all of us live now.” —Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author
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 StatusNYP
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).
TitleGalileo
AuthorLivio, Mario
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Space Science/Astronomy
ISBN-139781501194740
On Sale05/25/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
An “intriguing and accessible” (Publishers Weekly) interpretation of the life of Galileo Galilei, one of history’s greatest and most fascinating scientists, that sheds new light on his discoveries and how he was challenged by science deniers. “We really need this story now, because we’re living through the next chapter of science denial” (Bill McKibben).
TitleThis Country
AuthorMatthews, Chris
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781982134846
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A sweeping memoir of American politics and history from Chris Matthews, New York Times bestselling author and former host of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews.
TitleThe Great Dissenter
AuthorCanellos, Peter S.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Lawyers & Judges
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 3LAW / Civil Rights
ISBN-139781501188206
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$32.5
CDN Price$44
Pages624
Cover StatusFinal
The definitive, sweeping biography of an American hero who stood against all the forces of Gilded Age America to fight for civil rights and economic freedom: Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan.
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 StatusNYP
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.