Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Title Status: NYP
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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.
TitleBe Who You Want
AuthorJarrett, Christian
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1PSYCHOLOGY / Personality
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Creative Ability
ISBN-139781501174698
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Christian Jarrett, a fascinating book exploring the science of personality and how we can change ourselves for the better.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
TitleRevival Season
AuthorWest, Monica
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Coming of Age
Category Full 3FICTION / African American & Black/General
ISBN-139781982133306
On Sale05/25/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
The daughter of one of the South’s most famous Baptist preachers discovers a shocking secret about her father that puts her at odds with both her faith and her family in this “tender and wise” (Ann Patchett, author of Commonwealth) debut novel.
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.
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 StatusNYP
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”