Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: History
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TitleSunny Days
AuthorKamp, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1PERFORMING ARTS / Television/History & Criticism
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
ISBN-139781501137815
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
One of the “Best Books” of the year from The Smithsonian, The Washington Independent Review, and more!

From bestselling writer David Kamp, the “fun, fascinating, and surprisingly touching,” (People) behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children’s TV programs Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Free to Be…You and Me, and Schoolhouse Rock!—which transformed American childhood for the better, teaching kids about diversity, the ABCs, and feminism through a fun, funky 1970s lens.

With a foreword by Questlove.
TitleWar on the Border
AuthorGuinn, Jeff
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Southwest
Category Full 3HISTORY / Military/United States
ISBN-139781982128869
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
A dramatic account of the “Punitive Expedition” of 1916 that brought Pancho Villa and Gen. John J. Pershing into conflict, and whose reverberations continue in the Southwestern US to this day.
TitleFreedom
AuthorJunger, Sebastian
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies/Democracy
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Security
Category Full 3HISTORY / World
ISBN-139781982153410
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$25.99
CDN Price
Pages160
Cover StatusFinal
A profound rumination on the concept of freedom from the New York Times bestselling author of Tribe.
TitleWake
AuthorHall, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / African American & Black
Category Full 2HISTORY / Women
Category Full 3COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction/General
ISBN-139781982115180
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$29.99
CDN Price$39.99
Pages208
Cover StatusFinal
Part graphic novel, part memoir, Wake is an imaginative tour-de-force that tells the story of women-led slave revolts and chronicles scholar Rebecca Hall’s efforts to uncover the truth about these women warriors who, until now, have been left out of the historical record.
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.
TitleLast Mission to Tokyo
AuthorParadis, Michel
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Genocide & War Crimes
ISBN-139781501104732
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages480
Cover StatusFinal
Michel Paradis’s Last Mission to Tokyo, a “superb” (The Wall Street Journal) and “engrossing...richly researched” (The New York Times Book Review) account of a key but underreported moment in World War II: The Doolittle Raids and the international war crimes trial in 1945 that defined the Japanese-American relations and changed legal history.
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.
TitleThe Brothers York
AuthorPenn, Thomas
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Europe/Great Britain/Tudor & Elizabethan Era
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/Great Britain/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / Europe/Renaissance
ISBN-139781451694185
On Sale06/15/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$22
CDN Price$30
Pages688
Cover StatusFinal
Vicious battles, powerful monarchs, and royal intrigue abound in this “gripping, complex, and sensational” (Hilary Mantel) true story of the War of the Roses—a struggle among three brothers, two of whom became kings, and the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Richard III.
TitleThe Year of Dangerous Days
AuthorGriffin, Nicholas
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Modern/21st Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South
ISBN-139781501191039
On Sale07/06/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
In the tradition of The Wire, the “utterly absorbing” (The New York Times) story of the cinematic transformation of Miami, one of America’s bustling cities—rife with a drug epidemic, a burgeoning refugee crisis, and police brutality—from journalist and award-winning author Nicholas Griffin.
TitleWhite Too Long
AuthorJones, Robert P
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1RELIGION / Religion, Politics & State
Category Full 2RELIGION / Christian Living/Social Issues
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/21st Century
ISBN-139781982122874
On Sale07/13/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
“An indispensible study” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) drawing on history, public opinion surveys, and personal experience that presents a provocative examination of the unholy relationship between American Christianity and white supremacy, and issues an urgent call for white Christians to reckon with this legacy for the sake of themselves and the nation.