Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Science
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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.
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.
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 StatusAS
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).
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.
TitleThe Sensitives
AuthorBroudy, Oliver
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Environmental Science
ISBN-139781982128524
On Sale07/20/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A compelling exploration of the mysteries of environmental toxicity and the community of “sensitives”—people with powerful, puzzling symptoms resulting from exposure to chemicals, fragrances, and cell phone signals, that have no effect on “normals.”
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.
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.