Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Nature
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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 StatusNYP
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.
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 StatusNYP
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).
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.
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.
TitleLeave It As It Is
AuthorGessner, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Category Full 3TRAVEL / Special Interest/Hikes & Walks
ISBN-139781982105051
On Sale08/03/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Bestselling author David Gessner’s wilderness road trip inspired by America’s greatest conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt, is “a rallying cry in the age of climate change” (Robert Redford).