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The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History

by Jonathan Horn Scribner (January 06, 2015)

The "compelling...modern and readable perpective" (USA TODAY) of Robert E. Lee, the brilliant soldier bound by marriage to George Washington's family but turned by war against Washington's crowning achievement,...


Rebel Yell

by S. C. Gwynne Scribner (September 30, 2014)

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the epic New York Times bestselling account of how Civil War general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson became a great and tragic national hero.

Stonewall Jackson...


Climb to Conquer

by Peter Shelton Scribner (August 05, 2014)

Few stories from the "greatest generation" are as unforgettable -- or as little known -- as that of the 10th Mountain Division. Today a versatile light infantry unit deployed around the world, the 10th began...


Double Agent

by Peter Duffy Scribner (July 22, 2014)

The never-before-told tale of the German-American who infiltrated New York's Nazi underground in the days leading up to World War II: "Thrilling, well-researched, well-told, fascinating" (Minneapolis Star Tribune...


G.I.

by Lee Kennett Scribner (June 16, 2014)

Lee Kennett provides a vivid portrait of the American soldier, or G.I., in World War II, from his registration in the draft, training in boot camp, combat in Europe and the Pacific, and to his final role as...


The Deceivers

by Thaddeus Holt Scribner (May 11, 2010)

In World War II, the Allies employed unprecedented methods and practiced the most successful military deception ever seen, meticulously feeding misinformation to Axis intelligence to lead Axis commanders into...


The Age of Radiance

by Craig Nelson Scribner (March 25, 2014)

"A thrilling, intense, and disturbing account of the atomic era, from the discovery of X-rays to the tragic meltdown of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant...Rich with powerful images and fraught with...


The Hard Way on Purpose

by David Giffels Scribner (March 18, 2014)

Award-winning author and journalist David Giffels explores the meaning of identity and place, hamburgers, hard work, and basketball in this collection of wry, irreverent essays reflecting on the many aspects...


The Campaigns of Napoleon

by David G. Chandler Scribner (December 01, 2009)

In this “engrossing,” (The New Yorker) vivid, and intensively researched volume, esteemed Napoleon scholar David Chandler outlines the military strategy that led the famous French emperor to his greatest...


Curfewed Night

by Basharat Peer Scribner (February 02, 2010)

Since 1989, when the separatist movement exploded in Kashmir, more than 70,000 people have been killed in the battle between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. Born and raised in the war-torn region, Basharat...


My Early Life

by Winston Churchill & William Manchester Scribner (May 11, 2010)

Here, in his own words, are the fascinating first thirty years in the life of one of the most provocative and compelling leaders of the twentieth century: Winston Churchill.

As a visionary, statesman, and historian,...


Shock of Gray: The Aging of the World's Population and How it Pits Young Against Old, Child Against Parent, Worker Against Boss, Company Against Rival

by Ted Fishman Scribner (October 19, 2010)

The New York Times bestselling author of China, Inc. reports on the astounding economic and political ramifications of an aging world.

The world's population is rapidly aging--by the year 2030, one billion people...


The American West

by Dee Brown Scribner (May 11, 2010)

Renowned storyteller Dee Brown, author of the bestselling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, recreates the struggles of Native Americans, settlers, and ranchers in this stunning volume that illuminates the history...


The King's Best Highway

by Eric Jaffe Scribner (June 22, 2010)

A VIVID AND FASCINATING LOOK AT AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH THE PRISM OF THE COUNTRY'S MOST STORIED HIGHWAY, THE BOSTON POST ROAD

 

During its evolution from Indian trails to modern interstates, the Boston Post...


Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

by Kai Bird Scribner (April 20, 2010)

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER KAI BIRD'S fascinating memoir of his early years spent in Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon provides an original and illuminating perspective into the Arab-Israeli conflict....


Empire of the Summer Moon

by S. C. Gwynne Scribner (May 25, 2010)

*Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award*

*A New York Times Notable Book*

*Winner of the Texas Book Award and the Oklahoma Book Award*

This New York Times bestseller and stunning...


Wild Horse Annie and the Last of the Mustangs

by David Cruise & Alison Griffiths Scribner (March 16, 2010)

The true story of the intrepid woman whose life-long determination to protect America’s mustangs captured the heart of the country.

In 1950, Velma Johnston was a thirty-eight-year-old secretary enroute to work...


Journey to the Sun

by Gregory Orfalea Scribner (January 14, 2014)

The fascinating narrative of the remarkable life of Junípero Serra, the intrepid priest who led Spain and the Catholic Church into California in the 1700s and became a key figure in the making of the American...


A Curious Madness

by Eric Jaffe Scribner (January 14, 2014)

From an “illuminating and entertaining” (The New York Times) young writer, the story that explores the fateful intersection of two men at the Tokyo war crimes trial that followed World War II: a Japanese...


Turmoil and Triumph: Diplomacy, Power, and the Victory of the American Deal

by George P. Shultz Scribner (August 31, 2010)

Turmoil and Triumph isn't just a memoir--though it is that, too--it's a thrilling retrospective on the eight tumultuous years that Schultz worked as secretary of state under President Ronald Reagan. Under Schultz's...


Company Man

by John Rizzo Scribner (January 07, 2014)

The "revealing" (The New Yorker) insider history of the CIA from a lawyer with a "front-row seat on the hidden world of intelligence" (The Washington Post). Former CIA director George J. Tenet called Company...


Star-Spangled Men

by Nathan Miller Scribner (June 30, 2008)

Picking America's best presidents is easy. George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Franklin D. Roosevelt usually lead the list, But choosing the nation's worst presidents requires more thought. In Star-Spangled...


War Letters

by Andrew Carroll Scribner (June 23, 2008)

In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project, with the goal of remembering Americans who have served their nation and preserving their letters for posterity. Since then, over 50,000 letters have poured...


Ping-Pong Diplomacy

by Nicholas Griffin Scribner (January 07, 2014)

Combining the insight of Franklin Foer's How Soccer Explains the World and the intrigue of Ben Affleck's Argo, Ping Pong Diplomacy traces the story of how an aristocratic British spy used the game of table tennis...


Without Fidel

by Ann Louise Bardach Scribner (October 06, 2009)

From the award-winning reporter and go-to source on Cuban-Miami politics Ann Louise Bardach comes a riveting, eye-opening account of the last chapter in the life of Fidel Castro: his near death and marathon...


The Year that Changed the World: The Untold Story Behind the Fall of the Berlin Wall

by Michael Meyer Scribner (September 08, 2009)

ON THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL, MICHAEL MEYER PROVIDES A RIVETING EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE COLLAPSE OF COMMUNISM IN EASTERN EUROPE THAT BRILLIANTLY REWRITES OUR CONVENTIONAL UNDERSTANDING...


A Clearing In The Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Century

by Witold Rybczynski Scribner (July 23, 2013)

In a brilliant collaboration between writer and subject, Witold Rybczynski, the bestselling author of Home and City Life, illuminates Frederick Law Olmsted's role as a major cultural figure at the epicenter...


One Good Turn

by Witold Rybczynski Scribner (July 23, 2013)

The Best Tool of the Millennium

The seeds of Rybczynski's elegant and illuminating new book were sown by The New York Times, whose editors asked him to write an essay identifying "the best tool of the millennium."...


I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford

by Richard Snow Scribner (May 14, 2013)

From the acclaimed popular historian Richard Snow, who "writes with verve and a keen eye" (The New York Times Book Review), comes a fresh and entertaining account of Henry Ford and his invention of the Model...


Four Sisters of Hofei: A History

by Annping Chin Scribner (February 26, 2013)

Four Sisters of Hofei is an intimate encounter with Chinese history, told through the collective memory and stories of four sisters born between 1908 and 1924, and with the benefit of the extraordinary knowledge...


Trump on Trial

by Kevin Sullivan & Mary Jordan Scribner (August 25, 2020)

A compelling and masterful account, based on fresh reporting, of the investigation, impeachment, and acquittal of President Donald Trump, a ferocious political drama that challenged American democracy itself....


Stranger in the Shogun's City

by Amy Stanley Scribner (July 14, 2020)

A vivid, deeply researched work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman during the first half of the 19th century in Edo--the city that would become Tokyo--and a portrait of a great city...


Revolver

by Jim Rasenberger Scribner (May 26, 2020)

A sweeping, definitive biography of Samuel Colt--the inventor of the legendary Colt revolver (a.k.a. six-shooter)--which changed the US forever, triggering the industrial revolution and the settlement of the...


Disney's Land

by Richard Snow Scribner (December 03, 2019)

A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow.

One day in the early 1950s, Walt...


Checkpoint Charlie

by Iain MacGregor Scribner (November 05, 2019)

A “constantly captivating…well-researched and often moving” (The Wall Street Journal) history of Checkpoint Charlie, the famous military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the United States...


Beyond the Known

by Andrew Rader Scribner (November 12, 2019)

From brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader--an MIT-credentialed scientist, popular podcast host, and SpaceX mission manager--an illuminating chronicle of exploration that spotlights humans’ insatiable desire...


Genius & Anxiety

by Norman Lebrecht Scribner (December 03, 2019)

This lively chronicle of the years 1847­-1947--the century when the Jewish people changed how we see the world--is “[a] thrilling and tragic history…especially good on the ironies and chain-reaction intimacies...


Hymns of the Republic

by S. C. Gwynne Scribner (October 29, 2019)

From the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Empire of the Summer Moon and Rebel Yell comes “a masterwork of history” (Lawrence Wright, author of God Save Texas), the spellbinding, epic...


The Crowded Hour

by Clay Risen Scribner (June 04, 2019)

A NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2019 SELECTION

The dramatic story of the most famous regiment in American history: the Rough Riders, a motley group of soldiers led by Theodore Roosevelt, whose daring exploits...


When Time Stopped

by Ariana Neumann Scribner (February 04, 2020)

In this remarkably moving memoir Ariana Neumann dives into the secrets of her father’s past: years spent hiding in plain sight in war-torn Berlin, the annihilation of dozens of family members in the Holocaust,...


The Year 1000

by Valerie Hansen Scribner (April 14, 2020)

From celebrated Yale professor Valerie Hansen, a groundbreaking work of history showing that bold explorations and daring trade missions connected all of the world’s great societies for the first time at the...


The Hunt for History

by Nathan Raab & Luke Barr Scribner (March 10, 2020)

Nathan Raab, America’s preeminent rare documents dealer, describes his years as the Sherlock Holmes of historical artifacts--questing after precious finds and determining their authenticity--and he shows us...


Promised Land

by David Stebenne Scribner (July 14, 2020)

A timely work of groundbreaking history explains how the American middle class ballooned at mid-century until it dominated the nation, showing who benefited and what brought the expansion to an end.

In Promised...


When Time Stopped

by Ariana Neumann Scribner (February 04, 2020)

In this remarkably moving memoir Ariana Neumann dives into the secrets of her father’s past: years spent hiding in plain sight in war-torn Berlin, the annihilation of dozens of family members in the Holocaust,...


Show Them You're Good

by Jeff Hobbs Scribner (August 18, 2020)

The bestselling, critically acclaimed, award-winning author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace presents a brilliant and transcendent work that closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys as they...


The Three-Cornered War

by Megan Kate Nelson Scribner (February 11, 2020)

A dramatic, riveting, and deeply researched narrative account of the epic struggle for the West during the Civil War, revealing a little-known, vastly important episode in American history.

In The Three-Cornered...


Washington's End

by Jonathan Horn Scribner (February 11, 2020)

Popular historian and former White House speechwriter Jonathan Horn tells the astonishing true story of George Washington’s forgotten last years--the personalities, plotting, and private torment that unraveled...


Disney's Land

by Richard Snow Scribner (December 03, 2019)

A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow.

One day in the early 1950s, Walt...


Genius & Anxiety

by Norman Lebrecht Scribner (December 03, 2019)

This lively chronicle of the years 1847­-1947--the century when the Jewish people changed how we see the world--is “[a] thrilling and tragic history…especially good on the ironies and chain-reaction intimacies...


Checkpoint Charlie

by Iain MacGregor Scribner (November 05, 2019)

A “constantly captivating…well-researched and often moving” (The Wall Street Journal) history of Checkpoint Charlie, the famous military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the United States...