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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,...


Lady Bird: A Biography of Mrs. Johnson

by Jan Jarboe Russell Scribner (December 16, 2014)

A revealing biography of Lady Bird Johnson with startling new insights into her marriage to Lyndon Baines Johnson and her unexpectedly strong impact on his presidency.

Long obscured by her husband's shadow,...


Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film

by Patton Oswalt Scribner (January 06, 2015)

The instant New York Times bestseller from author, comedian and actor Patton Oswalt, a "heartfelt and hilarious" (USA TODAY) memoir about coming of age as a performer during the late 1990s while obsessively...


Watch Me: A Memoir

by Anjelica Huston Scribner (November 11, 2014)

Academy Award-winning actress Huston's "tireless fascination with the world is thrilling..." (Elle), and Watch Me is an "elegant and entertaining" (Chicago Tribune) account of her seventeen-year love affair...


The Modern Ark

by Vicki Croke Scribner (September 09, 2014)

An in-depth look at the radical changes occurring in our nation's zoos--from cement-paved mazes to simulated rain forests to completely natural landscapes--as well as the history behind the actual idea of the...


Science...For Her!

by Megan Amram Scribner (November 04, 2014)

"One of the funniest--and most subversive--books of the year" (Esquire): Megan Amram, a writer for Parks and Recreation, delivers a politically, scientifically, and anatomically incorrect "textbook" that will...


The Pollan Family Table

by Tracy Pollan, Corky Pollan, Dana Pollan & Lori Pollan et al. Scribner (October 28, 2014)

A BookPage Best Cookbook of 2015

Winner of the Gourmand International Cookbook Award 2015, Best in the World, Best First Cookbook

A gorgeous, fully illustrated collection of recipes, cooking techniques, and pantry...


Not Dead & Not for Sale

by Scott Weiland & David Ritz Scribner (May 17, 2011)

In the early 1990s, Stone Temple Pilots--not U2, not Nirvana, not Pearl Jam-- was the hottest band in the world. STP toppled such mega-bands as Aerosmith and Guns N' Roses on MTV and the Billboard charts. Lead...


Enough

by Gabrielle Giffords & Mark Kelly Scribner (September 02, 2014)

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, share their impassioned argument for responsible gun ownership.

After the 2011 Tucson shooting that nearly took her life, basic questions...


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...


City Life

by Witold Rybczynski Scribner (September 23, 2014)

In City Life, Witold Rybczynski, bestselling author of Now I Sit Me Down, looks at what we want from cities, how they have evolved, and what accounts for their unique identities. In this vivid description of...


The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2014

by Jeff Hobbs Scribner (September 23, 2014)

An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African-American man...


Lincoln's Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War

by Todd Brewster Scribner (September 09, 2014)

"A masterful psychological portrait" (George Stephanopoulos) of the most critical six months in Abraham Lincoln's presidency, when he wrote the Emancipation Proclamation and changed the course of the Civil War....


Season of Saturdays: A History of College Football in 14 Games

by Michael Weinreb Scribner (August 19, 2014)

From an award-winning sports journalist and college football expert: "A beautifully written mix of memoir and reportage that tracks college ball through fourteen key games, giving depth and meaning to all" (...


Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Cult

by Juliet B. Schor Scribner (August 19, 2014)

Ads aimed at kids are virtually everywhere -- in classrooms and textbooks, on the Internet, even at slumber parties and the playground. Product placement and other innovations have introduced more subtle advertising...


Working Stiff

by Judy Melinek & T.J. Mitchell Scribner (August 12, 2014)

"Fun...and full of smart science. Fans of CSI--the real kind--will want to read it" (The Washington Post): A young forensic pathologist's "rookie season" as a NYC medical examiner, and the hair-raising cases...


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...


Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War

by Helen Thorpe Scribner (August 05, 2014)

"A raw, intimate look at the impact of combat and the healing power of friendship" (People): the lives of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and the effect of their military service on their personal...


The Removers

by Andrew Meredith Scribner (July 15, 2014)

"A darkly funny memoir about family reckonings" (O, The Oprah Magazine)--the story of a young man who, by handling the dead, makes peace with the living.

Andrew Meredith's father, a literature professor at La...


Enchanted Objects

by David Rose Scribner (July 15, 2014)

In the tradition of Who Owns the Future, an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs, improve our lives, and form "an ethereal interconnection of gadgets and human desires that...will...


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...


Reading My Father

by Alexandra Styron Scribner (April 19, 2011)

PART MEMOIR AND PART ELEGY, READING MY FATHER IS THE STORY OF A DAUGHTER COMING TO KNOW HER FATHER AT LAST-- A GIANT AMONG TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN NOVELISTS AND A MAN WHOSE DEVASTATING DEPRESSION DARKENED...


The UltraMind Solution

by Mark Hyman Scribner (December 30, 2008)

From the ten-time New York Times bestselling author of Ultrametabolism, The Blood Sugar Solution, and Eat Fat, Get Thin comes The UltraMind Solution.

--Do you find it next to impossible to focus or concentrate?...


Do Not Sell At Any Price

by Amanda Petrusich Scribner (July 08, 2014)

"A thoughtful, entertaining history of obsessed music collectors and their quest for rare early 78 rpm records" (Los Angeles Times), Do Not Sell at Any Price is a fascinating, complex story of preservation,...


History of the Christian Church

by Williston Walker Scribner (June 30, 2014)

Since publication of the first edition in 1918, A History of the Christian Church by Williston Walker has enjoyed outstanding success and recognition as a classic in the field. Written by an eminent theologian,...


White Bucks and Black-Eyed Peas

by Marcus Mabry Scribner (June 30, 2014)

Exploring what it means to be "young, black, and talented" in America--and the high cost of teetering precariously between two separate worlds--Mabry examines the twentysomething experience, and chronicles the...


Unfriending My Ex

by Kim Stolz Scribner (June 24, 2014)

"In this candid and insightful new memoir, Kim Stolz discusses the trials and tribulations of our obsession with social media and mobile technology...a Tweet-worthy, share-worthy, Instagrammable look into our...


Pope John Paul II

by Tad Szulc Scribner (June 17, 2014)

A comprehensive and exclusive biography on one of the most pivotal figures of the 20th century: Pope John Paul II.

As the spiritual head of more than one billion Catholics and a world statesman of immense stature...


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...


Trauma Red

by Peter Rhee & Gordon L. Dillow Scribner (June 03, 2014)

The incredible life story of the trauma surgeon who helped save Congresswoman Gabby Giffords­--from his upbringing in South Korea and Africa to the gripping dramas he faces in a typical day as a medical genius....


Jump Attack

by Tim S. Grover Scribner (June 03, 2014)

Legendary trainer Tim Grover's internationally acclaimed training program used by the pros, including Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant--now completely revised, updated, and expanded, with 100 new photos.

Since...


The Reckoning

by Andrew Solomon Scribner (May 26, 2014)

First published in The New Yorker, "Solomon tells the story of Peter Lanza, the father of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary shooter. Read it--it's moving, brave and just profoundly human and sad....There...


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 Writing of Fiction

by Edith Wharton Scribner (May 06, 2014)

A rare work of nonfiction from Edith Wharton, The Writing of Fiction contains brilliant advice on writing from the first woman ever to win a Pulitzer Prize -- for her first novel The Age of Innocence.

In The...


It Will Shock You How Much It Never Happened

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Eating the Dinosaur and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture, this essay is about advertising.


Pirates

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Chuck Klosterman IV and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture, this essay is about pirates.


Five Interesting Corpses

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Chuck Klosterman IV and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture, this essay is about dead people.


Something Wicked This Way Comes

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Chuck Klosterman IV and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture, this essay is about Disneyland.


The Lady or the Tiger

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture, this essay is about cereal.


Porn

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture, this essay is about porn.


Ten Seconds to Love

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture, this essay is about Marilyn Monroe and Pam...


Cultural Betrayal

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Pop culture guru Chuck Klosterman's assembly of his best work from Esquire, GQ, Spin, The New York Times Magazine, and newpapers around the country--including such hard-to-find treasures as the ground-breaking...


Three Stories Involving Pants

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Chuck Klosterman IV and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Living and Society, this essay is about clothes.


Nemesis

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Chuck Klosterman IV and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Living and Society, this essay is about nemeses.


Billy Sim

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Living and Society, this essay is about The Sims.


"Ha ha," he said. "Ha ha."

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Eating the Dinosaur and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Film and Television, this essay is about sitcoms.


Television

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Chuck Klosterman IV and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Film and Television, this essay is about VH1.


Chaos

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Chuck Klosterman IV and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Film and Television, this essay is about television advertising.


How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Film and Television, this essay is about the Left Behind series....


Sulking with Lisa Loeb on the Ice Planet Hoth

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Film and Television, this essay is about Star Wars.