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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? (...


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...


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 1989...


The Price of Silence

by William D. Cohan Scribner (April 08, 2014)

A Duke alumnus whose work has been hailed as ?authoritative? (The Washington Post), ?seductively engrossing? (Chicago Tribune), ?riveting? (The Economist), and ?masterful? (Los Angeles Times), presents a stunning...


Underdawgs

by David Woods & Dick Vitale Scribner (November 30, 2010)

Butler University in Indianapolis became the smallest school in 40 years to reach the NCAA championship game. Prior to the tournament, a statistician calculated the Bulldogs as a 200-to-1 shot to win. But as...


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.

When...


Again to Carthage

by John L. Parker Scribner (September 28, 2010)

Again to Carthage is the "breathtaking, pulse-quickening, stunning" sequel to Once a Runner that "will have you standing up and cheering, and pulling on your running shoes" (Chicago Sun-Times). Originally self-published...


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...


More than a Game

by Brian Billick & Michael Maccambridge Scribner (September 08, 2009)

Today's National Football League is more successful, more exciting, and more popular than ever. But the game in the twenty-first century is also ruled by a constant quest for more money. Super Bowl-winning head...


Squash

by James Zug & George Plimpton Scribner (November 01, 2007)

The first comprehensive history of squash in the United States, Squash incorporates every aspect of this increasingly popular sport: men's and women's play, juniors and intercollegiates, singles and doubles,...


Becoming Manny

by Shawn Boburg, Jean Rhodes & Leigh Montville Scribner (March 10, 2009)

Authorized by the future Hall of Famer himself, and written by a clinical psychologist and an award-winning investigative journalist, Becoming Manny is the incredible story behind one of the greatest baseball...


Running Like a Girl

by Alexandra Heminsley Scribner (October 08, 2013)

The inspiring, hilarious memoir of a ?Bridget Jones-like writer? (The Washington Post) who transforms her life by learning to run, with stories of miserable defeat, complete victory, and learning to choose the...


The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon

by Kevin Fedarko Scribner (May 07, 2013)

From one of Outside magazine?s ?Literary All-Stars? comes the thrilling true tale of the fastest boat ride ever, down the entire length of the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon, during the legendary...


Net Work

by Rob McClanaghan & Stephen Curry Scribner (October 01, 2019)

From the NBA’s most sought-after trainer and skills coach comes a “backstage pass to a part of the NBA that most fans never see” (Pete Thamel, Yahoo Sports)?how superstars like Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant,...


How to Build a Boat

by Jonathan Gornall Scribner (May 07, 2019)

Part ode to building something with one’s hands in the modern age, part celebration of the beauty and function of boats, and part moving father-daughter story, How to Build a Boat is a bold adventure.

Once...


The Game

by George Howe Colt Scribner (October 09, 2018)

*A New York Times Notable Book*

*A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year*

From the bestselling National Book Award finalist and author of The Big House comes “a well-blended narrative packed with top-notch...


Chamique

by Chamique Holdsclaw & Jennifer Frey Scribner (April 07, 2001)

She has been called the best woman basketball player ever, the player with the power to decide the direction of the WNBA. But the popularity of twenty-three-year-old Chamique Holdsclaw is rooted not only in...


The One that Got Away

by Howell Raines Scribner (May 16, 2006)

"Lost fish," writes Howell Raines, "chasten us to the knowledge that we are all, in each and every moment, dwindling. Imagine my surprise when I discovered well into my sixth decade that losing fish can prepare...


Wrecking Crew

by John Albert Scribner (November 01, 2007)

"You never know what's going to save you."

After years of dingy nightclubs and drug addiction, John Albert and his hard-luck friends certainly never expected their salvation to arrive in the form of a pastime...


Bad Sports

by Dave Zirin Scribner (July 20, 2010)

A THOUGHT-PROVOKING LOOK AT THE BIG BUSINESS AND IMMORAL PRACTICES BEHIND PROFESSIONAL SPORTS BY ACCLAIMED SPORTSWRITER DAVE ZIRIN, HAILED AS THE ?CONSCIENCE OF AMERICAN SPORTSWRITING? (THE WASHINGTON POST )...


Still Kicking

by Katie Hnida Scribner (September 07, 2010)

It took just 1.28 seconds to make history.

On August 30, 2003, Katie Hnida became the first woman ever to play and score in NCAA Division I football. The struggle to get to that groundbreaking moment took eight...


Breaking Trail

by Arlene Blum Scribner (October 04, 2005)

From the bestselling author of Annapurna: A Woman’s Place, comes a revealing memoir about the mountaineering feats that made Arlene Blum one of America’s most famous female climbers and her tumultuous journey...


Dropping the Ball

by Dave Winfield & Michael Levin Scribner (March 20, 2007)

HALL OF FAMER DAVE WINFIELD:

"THE GAME I LOVE IS HURTING."

Revenue has never been higher, attendance has never been better, and baseball has never had a stronger international presence. Yet, with all of...


Faithful

by Stewart O'Nan & Stephen King Scribner (December 02, 2004)

A fan's notes for the ages, Faithful grew from an email exchange last summer. Filled with the heady mix of exhilaration and frustration familiar to all Boston Red Sox fans, Stewart O'Nan fired off a note to...


As They See 'Em

by Bruce Weber Scribner (March 17, 2009)

Millions of American baseball fans know, with absolute certainty, that umpires are simply overpaid galoots who are doing an easy job badly. Millions of American baseball fans are wrong.

As They See 'Em is...


Gladiator

by Dan Clark Scribner (February 10, 2009)

Aggressive, explosive, and boasting awesome athletic ability, Dan Clark rose to tremendous fame as Nitro on American Gladiators. He quickly emerged as the most popular cast member and became a reality television...


My Bat Boy Days

by Steve Garvey Scribner (March 25, 2008)

On the evening of March 28, 1956, Steve Garvey's father, a Greyhound bus driver in the Tampa Bay area, asked his young son if he'd like to accompany him as he drove the Brooklyn Dodgers to a spring-training...


Just Kick It

by Mark St. Amant Scribner (October 17, 2006)

Nearing 40, standing five feet eight, weighing in at 160 pounds, Mark St. Amant was most definitely not a football player. He had never played a single down of real football in his life and even in the sports...


Misty

by Misty May-Treanor & Jill Lieber Steeg Scribner (June 15, 2010)

The passionate, poignant, and triumphant story of two-time Olympic gold medal?winning beach volleyball icon Misty May-Treanor.

More than any Olympics in history, the 2008 Beijing Summer Games captured the world?s...


Season of Gene

by Dallas Hudgens Scribner (September 25, 2007)

Somewhere between incarceration and sainthood stands Joe Rice, a man who relishes peace, painkillers, and his Friday-night baseball league. When his shady business partner Gene dies rounding the bases, Joe knows...


Batting Stance Guy

by Gar Ryness & Caleb Dewart Scribner (May 11, 2010)

Batting Stance Guy never expected he would become a YouTube celebrity, racking up more than two million views, landing profiles in The New York Times and USA Today, and even scoring an appearance on the Late...


In the Time of Bobby Cox

by Lang Whitaker Scribner (March 01, 2011)

Bobby Cox has now hung up his spikes, leaving behind an unparalleled tenure as one of the most successful managers of all time. Known throughout baseball as a player?s manager, the legendary skipper has endeared...


The Perfect Pass

by S. C. Gwynne Scribner (September 20, 2016)

An “excellent sports history” (Publishers Weekly) in the tradition of Michael Lewis’s Moneyball, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how two unknown coaches revolutionized...


The SABR Baseball List & Record Book

by Society for American Baseball Research Scribner (March 20, 2007)

From the authority on baseball research and statistics comes a vast and fascinating compendium of unique baseball lists and records.

The SABR Baseball List & Record Book is an expansive collection of pitching,...


Shoe Dog

by Phil Knight Scribner (April 26, 2016)

In this instant and tenacious New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight “offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh” (Booklist, starred...


Late to the Ball

by Gerald Marzorati Scribner (May 17, 2016)

An award-winning author attempts to become a nationally competitive tennis player?at the age of sixty?in this ?soulful meditation on aging, companionship, and the power of self-improvement? (The Wall Street...


The Ugly Game

by Heidi Blake & Jonathan Calvert Scribner (August 18, 2015)

?The book that reminds you exactly what?s wrong with FIFA? (Esquire UK): This meticulously reported account by two award-winning, investigative journalists at Britain?s The Sunday Times explains how the 2022...


The Pine Tar Game

by Filip Bondy Scribner (July 21, 2015)

The New York Times bestseller??a rollicking account? (The Kansas City Star) of the infamous baseball game between the Yankees and Royals in which a game-winning home run was overturned and set off one of sports...


Little League Confidential

by Bill Geist Scribner (June 15, 2010)

A journalist dad tells of his exhilarating experiences coaching his son?s Little League team with anecdotes about a ballerina batter, an unfair umpire uncle, and other stories that provide a fresh perspective...