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From the Ashes

by Jesse Thistle Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2019)

In this extraordinary and inspiring debut memoir, Jesse Thistle, once a high school dropout and now a rising Indigenous scholar, chronicles his life on the streets and how he overcame trauma and addiction to...


The Disney Version

by Richard Schickel Simon & Schuster (September 01, 2019)

“The single most illuminating work on America and the movies” (The Kansas City Star): the story of how a shy boy from Chicago crashed Hollywood and created the world’s first multimedia entertainment empire...


From Scratch

by Tembi Locke Simon & Schuster (April 30, 2019)

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian countryside, where one woman discovers...


The Naked Truth

by Leslie Morgan Simon & Schuster (May 21, 2019)

“A formidable, addictive storyteller, Morgan provides a highly stimulating story of a midlife education in the messiness of modern sex and love. A steamy, liberating tale of self-exploration and self-love...


A Good American Family

by David Maraniss Simon & Schuster (May 14, 2019)

In a riveting book with powerful resonance today, Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Maraniss captures the pervasive fear and paranoia that gripped America during the Red Scare of the 1950s through the chilling...


Love & Courage

by Jagmeet Singh Simon & Schuster (April 23, 2019)

From the leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party—Jagmeet Singh—comes a personal and heartfelt story about family and overcoming adversity.

In October 2017, Jagmeet Singh was elected as the first visible...


SOG

by John L. Plaster Simon & Schuster (January 01, 2019)

John Plaster’s riveting account of his covert activities as a member of a special operations team during the Vietnam War is “a true insider’s account, this eye-opening report will leave readers feeling...


Mother Winter

by Sophia Shalmiyev Simon & Schuster (February 12, 2019)

“Vividly awesome and truly great.” —Eileen Myles

“I love this gorgeous, gutting, unforgettable book.”—Leni Zumas

“A rich tapestry of autobiography and meditations on feminism, motherhood, art, and...


My Young Life

by Frederic Tuten Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2019)

Novelist, essayist, and critic Frederic Tuten recalls his personal and artistic coming-of-age in 1950s New York, a defining period that would set him on the course to becoming a writer.

Born in the Bronx to a...


Accidental Presidents

by Jared Cohen Simon & Schuster (April 09, 2019)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected...


The Elephant in the Room

by Tommy Tomlinson Simon & Schuster (January 15, 2019)

“Inspirational…I loved this book. I found myself sneak-reading it from the moment it came in the door. As with a sack of White Castle burgers, I hated to reach the end….[Tomlinson] writes exceedingly well.”...


The Players Ball

by David Kushner Simon & Schuster (April 09, 2019)

“An engrossing microcosm of the internet's Wild West years” (Kirkus Reviews), award-winning journalist David Kushner tells the incredible battle between the founder of Match.com and the con man who swindled...


The Trial of Lizzie Borden

by Cara Robertson Simon & Schuster (March 12, 2019)

The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology—the trial of Lizzie Borden—based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence.

The Trial of Lizzie Borden tells the true...


A Girl Named Lovely

by Catherine Porter Simon & Schuster (February 26, 2019)

An insightful and uplifting memoir about a young Haitian girl in post-earthquake Haiti, and the profound, life-changing effect she had on one journalist's life.

In January 2010, a devastating earthquake struck...


On Being 40(ish)

by Lindsey Mead Simon & Schuster (February 05, 2019)

“Like a pep talk from your big sister, favorite cousin and wise best friend. These 15 smart, funny women expertly capture what it's like to get older... A must read for anyone 40ish or beyond.” —Joanna...


Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?

by Tina Cassidy Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2019)

In this “heroic narrative” (The Wall Street Journal), discover the inspiring and timely account of the complex relationship between leading suffragist Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson in her fight...


Saving Manno

by Spencer Sekyer Simon & Schuster (April 02, 2019)

An inspiring and uplifting memoir about one small-town teacher’s eye-opening travels around the world and his relentless efforts to rescue a chimp in danger.

As a child, Spencer Sekyer’s world was a simple...


Dirty John and Other True Stories of Outlaws and Outsiders

by Christopher Goffard Simon & Schuster (November 13, 2018)

A collection of newspaper stories by award-winning Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard—including “Dirty John,” the basis for the hit podcast and the upcoming Bravo scripted series starring Connie...


Howard Stern Comes Again

by Howard Stern Simon & Schuster (May 14, 2019)

Rock stars and rap gods. Comedy legends and A-list actors. Supermodels and centerfolds. Moguls and mobsters. A president.

Over his unrivaled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands...


A Private War

by Marie Brenner Simon & Schuster (October 23, 2018)

Now a major motion picture starring Rosamund Pike, Stanley Tucci, and Jamie Dornan, A Private War is the story of legendary war correspondent Marie Colvin, who died in 2012 while covering the Syrian civil war....


Frederick Douglass

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography 2018

by David W. Blight Simon & Schuster (October 16, 2018)

**Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History**

*Winner of the Bancroft, Parkman, Los Angeles Times (biography), Lincoln, Plutarch, and Christopher Awards*

Named one of the Best Books of 2018 by The New York...


In Other Words

by Anna Porter Simon & Schuster (September 25, 2018)

In Other Words is a lively, charming, gossipy memoir of life in the publishing trenches and how one restlessly curious young woman sparked a creative awakening in a new country she chose to call home.

“We need...


Open Look

by Jay Triano Simon & Schuster (October 23, 2018)

A thoughtful, entertaining memoir about one of Canada’s most decorated basketball stars, his love of the sport, and the rise of basketball in Canada.

As a child growing up in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Jay Triano...


Defying Limits

by Dave Williams Simon & Schuster (October 30, 2018)

An inspirational, uplifting, and life-affirming memoir about passion, resilience and living life to the fullest, from Dr. Dave Williams, one of Canada’s most accomplished astronauts.

I had dreamt about becoming...


Every Day Is Extra

by John Kerry Simon & Schuster (September 04, 2018)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

John Kerry tells the story of his remarkable American life—from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee,...


First Man

by James R. Hansen Simon & Schuster (May 29, 2018)

Soon to be a major motion picture, this is the first—and only—definitive authorized account of Neil Armstrong, the man whose “one small step” changed history.

When Apollo 11 touched down on the Moon’s...


Arthur Ashe

by Raymond Arsenault Simon & Schuster (August 21, 2018)

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

A “thoroughly captivating biography” (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—a pioneering athlete who, after breaking...


Bruce Lee

by Matthew Polly Simon & Schuster (June 05, 2018)

“The first noteworthy treatment of its subject—and a definitive one at that...Fascinating narrative threads proliferate” (The New York Times Book Review).

The most authoritative biography—featuring dozens...


Playing to the Gods

by Peter Rader Simon & Schuster (August 21, 2018)

The riveting story of the rivalry between the two most renowned actresses of the nineteenth century: legendary Sarah Bernhardt, whose eccentricity on and off the stage made her the original diva, and mystical...


The Brink

by Marc Ambinder Simon & Schuster (July 10, 2018)

“An informative and often enthralling book…in the appealing style of Tom Clancy” (Kirkus Reviews) about the 1983 war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United...


Paul Simon

by Robert Hilburn Simon & Schuster (May 08, 2018)

Acclaimed music writer Robert Hilburn’s “epic” and “definitive” (Rolling Stone) biography of music icon Paul Simon, written with Simon’s full participation—but without his editorial control—that...


Tiger Woods

by Jeff Benedict & Armen Keteyian Simon & Schuster (March 27, 2018)

“A confident and substantial book...It has torque and velocity...It makes a sweet sound, like a well-struck golf ball. I found it exhilarating, depressing, tawdry, and moving in almost equal measure. It’s...


The Incredible True Story of Blondy Baruti

by Blondy Baruti & Joe Layden Simon & Schuster (May 01, 2018)

The inspirational and true rags-to-riches story of how one young boy made it from the war-torn Congolese jungles to America and onto the silver screen, all the while facing extraordinary trials and twists of...


Holding on to Normal

by Alana Somerville Simon & Schuster (May 01, 2018)

A compelling memoir about trying to live meaningfully with illness and triumph beyond it, by breast cancer survivor Alana Somerville, a teacher and mother of two young children.

I looked at all the sick people...


The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness

by Graham Caveney Simon & Schuster (July 03, 2018)

An enthralling, emotional memoir that recounts the ups and downs of coming-of-age, set against the music and literature of the 1970s.

Raised in a small town in the north of England known primarily for its cotton...


Oink

by Matt Whyman Simon & Schuster (September 20, 2011)

In an entertaining cross between Babe and Marley & Me, a family of six (plus a dog, cat, and several chickens) decides to invite two mini-pigs into their chaotic household.

Matt Whyman enjoyed a quiet writer’s...


Lake with No Name

by Diane Wei Liang Simon & Schuster (June 02, 2009)

Beijing University, 1986. The Communists were in power, but the Harvard of China was a hotbed of intellectual and cultural activity, with political debates and "English Corners" where students eagerly practiced...


Coach: The Life of Paul "Bear" Bryant

by Keith Dunnavant Simon & Schuster (November 14, 2017)

The definitive portrait of Paul “Bear” Bryant, the most successful college football coach in history.

Just five weeks after coaching his final football game for the University of Alabama, Paul “Bear”...


The Restless Wave

by John McCain & Mark Salter Simon & Schuster (May 22, 2018)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“History matters to McCain, and for him America is and was about its promise. The book is his farewell address, a mixture of the personal and the political. ‘I have loved my life,’...


Eunice

by Eileen McNamara Simon & Schuster (April 03, 2018)

In this “revelation” of a biography (USA TODAY), a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound...


The Fighters

by C. J. Chivers Simon & Schuster (August 14, 2018)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “A CLASSIC OF WAR REPORTING…THERE IS NO DOWNTIME IN THIS RELENTLESS BOOK.”—The New York Times * “REMARKABLE…A MEMORIAL IN PAGES.”—The Washington Post * “GRIPPING...


The Gospel of Trees

by Apricot Irving Simon & Schuster (March 06, 2018)

In an “eye-opening memoir” (People) “as beautiful as it is discomfiting” (The New Yorker), award-winning writer Apricot Irving untangles her youth on a missionary compound in Haiti.

Apricot Irving grew...


The Age of Eisenhower

by William I Hitchcock Simon & Schuster (March 20, 2018)

A New York Times bestseller, this is the “outstanding” (The Atlantic), insightful, and authoritative account of Dwight Eisenhower’s presidency.

Drawing on newly declassified documents and thousands of pages...


The Stowaway

by Laurie Gwen Shapiro Simon & Schuster (January 16, 2018)

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York’s Lower East Side who stowed away on the most remarkable feat of science and daring of the Jazz Age, The Stowaway is “a thrilling adventure...


Blood Moon

by John Sedgwick Simon & Schuster (April 10, 2018)

An astonishing untold story from the nineteenth century—a “riveting…engrossing…‘American Epic’” (The Wall Street Journal) and necessary work of history that reads like Gone with the Wind for the...


The Moralist

by Patricia O'Toole Simon & Schuster (April 24, 2018)

Acclaimed author Patricia O’Toole’s “superb” (The New York Times) account of Woodrow Wilson, one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents. A “gripping” (USA TODAY)...


Getting Off

by Erica Garza Simon & Schuster (January 09, 2018)

“Erica Garza has written a riveting, can’t-look-away memoir of a life lived hardcore…In an era when predatory male sexual behavior has finally become a topic of urgent national discourse…Getting Off...


Walk It Off: The True and Hilarious Story of How I Learned to Stand, Walk, Pee, Run, and Have Sex Again After a Nightmarish Diagnosis Turned My Awesom

by Ruth Marshall Simon & Schuster (January 02, 2018)

Furiously Happy meets Elaine Lui in this truly original—and surprisingly hilarious—memoir about one woman’s journey to learn how to walk after a debilitating diagnosis turned her life upside down.

Learn...


The Boy on the Beach

by Tima Kurdi Simon & Schuster (April 17, 2018)

An intimate and poignant memoir about the family of Alan Kurdi—the young Syrian boy who became the global emblem for the desperate plight of millions of Syrian refugees—and of the many extraordinary journeys...


The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance

by Tom Brady Simon & Schuster (September 19, 2017)

The #1 New York Times bestseller by the 6-time Super Bowl champion

The first book by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady—the 6-time Super Bowl champion who is still reaching unimaginable heights of...