Books published by Simon & Schuster

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

Simon & Schuster | December 12, 2017 | 576 pages
A compelling, radical, “richly explored” (The New York Times Book Review), and “insightful” (Vanity Fair) collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of The Blazing World and What I Loved. In... More Info

Bedtime Stories for Grown-ups

Simon & Schuster UK | December 5, 2017 | 528 pages
A rich and comforting anthology of more than 70 short stories, poems, fairytales, and bedtime classics—from William Shakespeare to B.J. Novak and from Charles Dickens to Neil Gaiman—for grown-ups who want to unwind, unplug, and slip into soothing stories that will send them off to slumberland.... More Info

The Blood of Emmett Till

Simon & Schuster | December 5, 2017 | 304 pages
This extraordinary New York Times bestseller reexamines a pivotal event of the civil rights movement—the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till—“and demands that we do the one vital thing we aren’t often enough asked to do with history: learn from it” (The Atlantic). In 1955, white men in the... More Info

Violet and the Hidden Treasure

Simon & Schuster Children's UK | November 14, 2017 | 208 pages
Meet Violet Remy-Robinson, an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making in this captivating new series, perfect for fans of Chris Riddell, Alex T. Smith, and the Darcy Burdock series. Violet has spent her holidays exploring India with Godmother Celeste, including visiting Celeste’s good friend the... More Info

Violet and the Pearl of the Orient

Simon & Schuster Children's UK | November 14, 2017 | 192 pages
Meet Violet Remy-Robinson, an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making in this captivating new series, perfect for fans of Chris Riddell, Alex T. Smith, and the Darcy Burdock series. When a new family moves in next door, Violet is sure there's something strange about them. Then her eccentric, but... More Info

Once There Was a Story

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | November 21, 2017 | 160 pages
From beloved author Jane Yolen and acclaimed illustrator Jane Dyer a collection of thirty stories from around the world, perfect for sharing. This collection of well-known and not-so-well known stories, fairy tales, folk tales, and fables from Russia to Africa to Korea and beyond includes magic... More Info

The Only Road

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | October 3, 2017 | 336 pages
PURA BELPRÉ HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous and life-changing journey from his home in Guatemala to live with his older brother in the United States in this “powerful and timely” (Booklist, starred review) middle grade novel. Jaime is sitting on his bed... More Info

Spy Ski School

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 10, 2017 | 384 pages
Ben Ripley enrolls in ski school, where the slopes, and the stakes, get really steep in this bestselling follow-up to the Edgar Award–nominated Spy School, Spy Camp, and Evil Spy School. Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley is not exactly the best student spy school has ever seen—he keeps flunking... More Info

The Bad Kid

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 5, 2017 | 304 pages
Claudeline Feng LeBernardin learns what it really means to be bad in this “sharp, fun, and optimistic” (Kirkus Reviews) Edgar Award–nominated mystery reminiscent of Harriet the Spy. Claudeline Feng LeBernardin is very good at being bad. Her Grandpa Si was a real-life gangster, and Claude... More Info

The Lost Property Office

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 31, 2017 | 416 pages
James R. Hannibal presents a thrilling adventure through history, complete with mysteries, secret items, codes, and a touch of magic in this stunning middle grade debut. Thirteen-year-old Jack Buckles is great at finding things. Not just a missing glove or the other sock, but things normal people... More Info

The Science of Why 2

Simon & Schuster | November 14, 2017 | 224 pages
An all-new volume of science questions to delight, entertain, and inform readers of all ages, from bestselling author Jay Ingram. Bestselling author and commentator Jay Ingram is back to explain the magic and mysteries of the world around us. Jay takes readers on a tour of the universe, exploring... More Info

Shoulder to Shoulder

Simon & Schuster | November 14, 2017 | 256 pages
A moving example of unconditional love in difficult times, the bestselling author of Tattoos on the Heart, Father Gregory Boyle, shares what three decades of working with gangs in Los Angeles has taught him about faith, compassion, and the enduring power of radical kinship. In his first book,... More Info

The Patch

Simon & Schuster | September 19, 2017 | 368 pages
Bestselling author Chris Turner brings readers onto the streets of Fort McMurray, showing the myriad ways the oilsands impact our lives and demanding that we ask the question: To both fuel the world and to save it, what do we do about the Patch? The Patch is the story of Fort McMurray and the... More Info

Affections

Simon & Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 128 pages
A haunting novel about an unusual family’s breakdown—set in South America during the time of Che Guevara and based on the life of Third Reich cinematographer Hans Ertl—from the literary star Jonathan Safran Foer calls, “a great writer.” Inspired by real events, Affections is the story of... More Info

The Internationalists

Simon & Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 336 pages
A bold and provocative history of the men who fought to outlaw war and how an often overlooked treaty signed in 1928 was among the most transformative events in modern history. On a hot summer afternoon in 1928, the leaders of the world assembled in Paris to outlaw war. Within the year, the treaty... More Info
$22.00

She Made Me Laugh

Simon & Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 320 pages
“A very personal remembrance of Nora Ephron’s life and loves, and her ups and downs” (USA TODAY) by her long-time and dear friend Richard Cohen in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship. Nora Ephron (1941–2012) was a phenomenal personality,... More Info

The Mountain

Simon & Schuster | August 15, 2017 | 224 pages
From Paul Yoon, the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of Once the Shore and Snow Hunters, comes a luminous collection of short stories set throughout the world—from the Hudson Valley to the Russian Far East—across periods of time after World War II. In The Mountain, Paul Yoon... More Info
$22.99

Karma Khullar's Mustache

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | August 15, 2017 | 272 pages
Debut author Kristi Wientge tackles the uncomfortable—but all too relatable—subject of female body hair and self-esteem with this sweet and charming novel in the tradition of Judy Blume. Karma Khullar is about to start middle school, and she is super nervous. Not just because it seems like her... More Info
$22.00

Girl in Snow

Simon & Schuster | August 22, 2017 | 368 pages
“An exciting debut from a talented new voice. Girl in Snow is a propulsive mystery set in a suburban community marked by unsettling voyeurism. Danya Kukafka patiently reveals layers of her characters’ inner lives—their ugliness and vulnerabilities—in prose that sparkles and wounds.  More Info
$35.00

Not Quite a Genius

Simon & Schuster | August 8, 2017 | 288 pages
From the news editor at Funny or Die and former artistic director at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, a collection of absurdist, hilarious stories and essays on relationships, technology, and contemporary society. This collection of essays and stories spans a wide variety of topics. There’s... More Info
$36.00

Why Buddhism is True

Simon & Schuster | August 8, 2017 | 304 pages
From one of America’s greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness. Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed to... More Info
$24.99

The Lying Game

Simon & Schuster | July 25, 2017 | 320 pages
From the New York Times and #1 Globe and Mail bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10 and In a Dark, Dark Wood—a novel about the slipperiness of truth and the price of friendships. “I need you.” Three small words that change everything. Isa Wilde knows something terrible has happened when... More Info
$23.00

How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything

Simon & Schuster | July 25, 2017 | 448 pages
“A dynamic work of reportage” (The New York Times) written “with clarity and...wit” (The New York Times Book Review) about what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace is erased. Once, war was a temporary state of affairs. Today, America’s wars are everywhere and forever:... More Info
$35.00

Reckless Years

Simon & Schuster | July 11, 2017 | 304 pages
In this page-turning memoir, a woman tries to reinvent her life after divorce and discovers that sometimes finding yourself is not all it’s cracked up to be. “What to do now, I don’t know. You see, I no longer love my husband.” A thirty-something journalist living in Brooklyn, Heather... More Info
$35.00

Swimming with Bridgeport Girls

Simon & Schuster | July 11, 2017 | 320 pages
If a Richard Russo protagonist went on a bender in Vegas, the result would be something like Swimming with Bridgeport Girls: an uproarious romantic comedy about a charismatic gambler who loses everything and sets off on a misguided quest (based on a misremembering of how The Great Gatsby ends) to... More Info
$35.00

How to Fall in Love with Anyone

Simon & Schuster | June 6, 2017 | 256 pages
An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This,” (one of the top five most popular New York Times pieces of 2015) explores the romantic myths we create and explains how they limit our ability... More Info
$22.00

Face Value

Simon & Schuster | June 27, 2017 | 288 pages
“A fascinating look” (The Boston Globe) at how we think and talk about beauty in the twenty-first century—and the unexpected and often positive way that beauty shapes our lives. For decades, we’ve thought of beauty as a negative influence in our lives. We feel insecure in the face of... More Info
$22.00

If Not Now, When

Simon & Schuster | June 20, 2017 | 384 pages
Based off a true story, a group of Jewish partisans fight the Nazis behind enemy lines during the final year of World War II. Primo Levi’s powerful novel is equal parts suspenseful and philosophical. World War II is in its final throes. As the Nazis retreat from the Red Army, much of Europe is... More Info

The Drowned and the Saved

Simon & Schuster | June 20, 2017 | 208 pages
In his final book before his death, Primo Levi returns once more to his time at Auschwitz in a moving meditation on memory, resiliency, and the struggle to comprehend unimaginable tragedy. Drawing on history, philosophy, and his own personal experiences, Levi asks if we have already begun to forget... More Info
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The Boy Who Loved Too Much

Simon & Schuster | June 20, 2017 | 304 pages
The poignant story of a boy’s coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust. What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old Eli D’Angelo has a genetic disorder that obliterates social inhibitions,... More Info
$23.00

Spiral

Simon & Schuster | June 13, 2017 | 288 pages
In “a clear-eyed and shrewd examination…of how the US seems to be mired in a losing and intractable battle against global terrorism” (Publishers Weekly), Mark Danner describes a nation forever altered by President George W. Bush’s war of choice after 9/11. The War on Terror has led to... More Info
$22.99

Our Little Secret

Simon & Schuster | June 6, 2017 | 256 pages
For fans of In a Dark, Dark Wood and All the Missing Girls comes Our Little Secret, a compulsive and thrilling debut about a missing woman, a tangled love triangle, the secrets we keep and the secrets we share. The detective wants to know what happened to Saskia, as if I could just skip to the... More Info
$22.00

The Assassination Complex

Simon & Schuster | May 30, 2017 | 256 pages
“A searing, facts-driven indictment of America’s drone wars and their implications for US democracy and foreign policy. A must-read for concerned citizens” (Library Journal, starred review) from bestselling author Jeremy Scahill and his colleagues at the investigative website The Intercept.... More Info
$23.00

The Nazi Hunters

Simon & Schuster | May 23, 2017 | 416 pages
More than seven decades after the end of the Second World War, the era of the Nazi Hunters is drawing to a close. Their saga is finally told in this “deep and sweeping account of a relentless search for justice that began in 1945 and is only now coming to an end” (The Washington Post). After... More Info

Inside the Inferno

Simon & Schuster | May 2, 2017 | 224 pages
An action-packed, on-the-ground memoir of the Fort McMurray wildfire and the courage, resilience, and sacrifice of the firefighters who saved the city. In May 2016, what began as a remote forest fire quickly became a nightmare for the ninety thousand residents of Fort McMurray. A perfect... More Info

Some Kind of Happiness

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 16, 2017 | 400 pages
Reality and fantasy collide in this “beautiful and reflective tale” (Booklist, starred review) for fans of Counting by 7s and Bridge to Terabithia, about a girl who must save a magical make-believe world in order to save herself. Things Finley Hart doesn’t want to talk about: -Her parents,... More Info
$10.99

Mother-Daughter Book Camp

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 2, 2017 | 352 pages
Spend one last summer with the Mother-Daughter Book Club at camp in this bittersweet conclusion to Heather Vogel Frederick’s beloved and bestselling series. After so many summers together, Emma, Jess, Megan, Becca, and Cassidy are reunited for one final hurrah before they go their separate ways.... More Info
$35.00

A Stitch of Time

Simon & Schuster | May 2, 2017 | 384 pages
For fans of Brain on Fire and My Stroke of Insight, an incredible first-person account of one woman’s journey to regaining her language and identity after a brain aneurysm affects her ability to communicate. Lauren Marks was twenty-seven, touring a show in Scotland with her friends, when an... More Info
$21.99

I Know What I'm Doing -- and Other Lies I Tell Myself

Simon & Schuster | April 25, 2017 | 224 pages
New York Times bestselling author and stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman delivers a hilarious, candid memoir about marriage, divorce, sex, turning forty, and still not quite having life figured out. Jen Kirkman wants to be the voice in your head that says, Hey, you’re okay. Even if you sometimes think... More Info
$34.00

The American Spirit

Simon & Schuster | April 18, 2017 | 176 pages
A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States—winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others—that reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his... More Info

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Simon & Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 464 pages
A visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements, from the woman declared “America’s next great cooking teacher” by Alice Waters. In the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything comes Salt, Fat, Acid,... More Info

The Road to Jonestown

Simon & Schuster | April 11, 2017 | 608 pages
By the New York Times bestselling author of Manson, the comprehensive, authoritative, and tragic story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the Jonestown Massacre—the largest murder-suicide in American history. In the 1950s, a young Indianapolis minister named Jim Jones preached a... More Info

Where I Live Now

Simon & Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 208 pages
An intimate and uplifting book about finding renewal and hope through grief and loss. “It was a terrible life; it was an enchanted life; it was a blessed life. And, of course, one day it ended.” —Sharon Butala In the tradition of Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking, Diana Athill’s... More Info
$35.00

Rebel Mother

Simon & Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 336 pages
The adventure tale and intimate true story of a boy on the run with his mother, a housewife turned radical who kidnapped her son and set off for South America in search of the revolution. Carol Andreas was a traditional 1950s housewife from a small Mennonite town in central Kansas who became a... More Info
$22.00

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

Simon & Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 288 pages
To save ancient Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven in this “fast-paced narrative that is…part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract, and part out-and-out thriller” (The Washington Post). In the 1980s, a young adventurer... More Info
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Dark Territory

Simon & Schuster | March 28, 2017 | 352 pages
“An important, disturbing, and gripping history” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), the never-before-told story of the computer scientists and the NSA, Pentagon, and White House policymakers who invent and employ cyber wars—where every country can be a major power player and every hacker a... More Info

Alligator Candy

Simon & Schuster | March 21, 2017 | 256 pages
From award-winning journalist David Kushner, a regular contributor to Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair, Alligator Candy is “a raw story about courage, survival, and most certainly about love” (Tampa Bay Times). David Kushner grew up in the suburbs of Florida in the early 1970s,... More Info

Asteroid Hunters

Simon & Schuster/ TED | March 14, 2017 | 128 pages
For the first time, scientists could have the knowledge to prevent a natural disaster epic in scale—an asteroid hitting the earth and in this exciting, adventuresome book, Carrie Nugent explains how. What are asteroids, and where do they come from? And, most urgently: Are they going to hit the... More Info

The Fall of Lisa Bellow

Simon & Schuster | March 14, 2017 | 352 pages
The breakout novel from the critically acclaimed author of the short story collections Who I Was Supposed to Be and Why They Run the Way They Do—when a middle school girl is abducted in broad daylight, a fellow student and witness to the crime copes with the tragedy in an unforgettable way. What... More Info

Gizelle's Bucket List

Simon & Schuster | March 7, 2017 | 240 pages
The playful, epic adventure of a 160-pound English Mastiff and the twentysomething girl who grew up alongside her—Marley & Me for a whole new generation. Lauren Watt took her 160-pound English Mastiff to college—so of course after graduation, Gizelle followed Lauren to her first, tiny... More Info

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