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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...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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.


Being Zack Morris

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 Saved by the Bell.


What Happens When People Stop Being Polite

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 Real World.


This Is Emo

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 John Cusack and Woody...


Chuck Klosterman on Pop

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

From Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs; Chuck Klosterman IV; and Eating the Dinosaur, these essays are now available in this ebook collection for fans of Klosterman’s writing on pop music.


ABBA 1, World 0

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 Pop, this essay is about ABBA.


Toby over Moby

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 Pop, this essay is about popular country music.


The Billy Joel Essays

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally collected in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and Chuck Klosterman IV, and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Pop, these essays are about Billy...


Oh, the Guilt

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 Rock, this essay is about Nirvana.


Fargo Rock City, for Real

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 Rock, this essay is about underground rock.


Dude Rocks Like a Lady

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 Rock, this essay is about tribute bands.


Unbuttoning the Hardest Button to Button

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 Rock, this essay is about the White Stripes.


Band on the Couch

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 Rock, this essay is about Metallica.


Super Bowl XL: "When Blogging Was Young, We Were Already Old"

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

Originally a blog for ESPN.com and now available both as a stand-alone essay and in the ebook collection Chuck Klosterman on Sports, this essay is about Super Bowl XL.


I Do Not Hate the Olympics

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 Sports, this essay is about the Olympics.


Bonds vs. America

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 Sports, this essay is about Barry Bonds.


Debriefing Agent Zero

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 Sports, this essay is about Gilbert Arenas.


Can I Tell You Something Weird?

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 Sports, this piece is about a basketball game.


George Will vs. Nick Hornby

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 Sports, this essay is about baseball and soccer.


Chuck Klosterman on Sports

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 14, 2010)

From Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs; Chuck Klosterman IV; and Eating the Dinosaur, these essays are now available in this ebook collection for fans, in particular, of Klosterman’s sportswriting.


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...


Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

by Patton Oswalt Scribner (January 04, 2011)

Prepare yourself for a journey through the world of Patton Oswalt, one of the most creative, insightful, and hysterical voices on the entertain­ment scene today. Widely known for his roles in the films Big...


For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf

by Ntozake Shange Scribner (November 02, 2010)

From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award–winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when...


When A Billion Chinese Jump

by Jonathan S. Watts Scribner (October 26, 2010)

As a young child, Jonathan Watts believed if everyone in China jumped at the same time, the earth would be shaken off its axis, annihilating mankind. Now, more than thirty years later, as a correspondent for...


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...


Manchild in the Promised Land

by Claude Brown Scribner (September 28, 2010)

With more than two million copies in print, Manchild in the Promised Land is one of the most remarkable autobiographies of our time—the definitive account of African-American youth in Harlem of the 1940s and...


The Advanced Genius Theory

by Jason Hartley & Chuck Klosterman Scribner (May 18, 2010)

Let the debate begin...

 

The Advanced Genius Theory, hatched by Jason Hartley and Britt Bergman over pizza, began as a means to explain why icons such as Lou Reed, David Bowie, and Sting seem to go from artistic...


Brooklyn Bounce

by Jake Appleman Scribner (February 04, 2014)

“A breezy, cautionary tale for modern sports fans” (Booklist) of the Brooklyn Nets’ inaugural season, which brought back pro sports to the borough of Brooklyn—now updated to include the 2013-2014 season....