Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Pub Month: June 2021
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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 StatusAS
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.
TitleFlorence Adler Swims Forever
AuthorBeanland, Rachel
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Family Life/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Historical/World War II
Category Full 3FICTION / Jewish
ISBN-139781982132477
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
“The perfect summer read” (USA TODAY) begins with a shocking tragedy that results in three generations of the Adler family grappling with heartbreak, romance, and the weight of family secrets over the course of one summer.

*A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice * One of USA TODAY’s “Best Books of 2020” * One of Good Morning America’s “25 Novels You'll Want to Read This Summer” * One of Parade’s “26 Best Books to Read This Summer”
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 StatusBSB
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 StatusAS
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.
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).
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 StatusBSB
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 StatusBSB
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.

“[Brammer] is both kind and piercingly funny, often in the same sentence….Personal and affecting….¡Hola Papi! is a master class of tone and tenderness, as Brammer balances self-compassion with humor.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
“[¡Hola Papi! should be] required reading...[Brammer’s] writing is incredibly funny, kind, and gracious to his readers, and deeply vulnerable in a way that makes it feel as if he’s talking to only you.” —LOS ANGELES TIMES
“The next generation's ‘Dear Abby’.” —MSNBC
TitleChanges
AuthorPearce, Sheldon
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Music
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 3MUSIC / Genres & Styles/Rap & Hip Hop
ISBN-139781982170462
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A New Yorker writer’s intimate, revealing account of Tupac Shakur’s life and legacy, timed to the fiftieth anniversary of his birth and twenty-fifth anniversary of his death.
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 StatusAS
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 Girl from Widow Hills
AuthorMiranda, Megan
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781501165436
On Sale06/15/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last House Guest—a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick—comes a “hauntingly atmospheric and gorgeously written page-turner” (Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author of A Good Marriage) about a young woman plagued by night terrors after a childhood trauma who wakes one evening to find a corpse at her feet.