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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...


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....


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...


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...


Working Stiff

by Judy Melinek, Md & 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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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....


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 Broken and the Whole

by Charles S. Sherman Scribner (March 11, 2014)

A wise, uplifting memoir about a rabbi’s search for understanding and his discovery of hope and joy after his young son suffered a catastrophic brain-stem stroke: “Deeply moving, extraordinarily thought-provoking,...


Henry's Demons

by Patrick Cockburn & Henry Cockburn Scribner (February 01, 2011)

On a cold February day two months after his twentieth birthday, Henry Cockburn waded into the Newhaven estuary outside Brighton, England, and nearly drowned. Voices, he said, had urged him to do it. Nearly halfway...


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...


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,...


Flim-Flam Man

by Jennifer Vogel Scribner (June 15, 2010)

One frosty winter morning, Jennifer Vogel opened the newspaper and read that her father had gone on the run. John Vogel, fifty-two, had been arrested for single-handedly counter-feiting nearly $20 million in...


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...


Ardent Spirits: Leaving Home, Coming Back

by Reynolds Price Scribner (May 12, 2009)

In his third volume of memoir, Reynolds Price explores six crucial years of his life -- his departure from home in 1955 to spend three years as a student at Oxford University; then his return to North Carolina...


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....


The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love

by Kristin Kimball Scribner (October 12, 2010)

"This book is the story of the two love affairs that interrupted the trajectory of my life: one with farming—that dirty, concupiscent art—and the other with a complicated and exasperating farmer."

Single,...


Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

by Lee Iacocca Scribner (April 17, 2007)

Legendary auto executive Lee Iacocca has a question for every American: Where have all the leaders gone?

The most widely recognized business executive of all time asks the tough questions that America's leaders...


A Whole New Life: An Illness and a Healing

by Reynolds Price Scribner (June 23, 2008)

Reynolds Price has long been one of America's most acclaimed and accomplished men of letters -- the author of novels, stories, poems, essays, plays, and a memoir. In A Whole New Life, however, he steps from...


I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March up Freedom's Highway

by Greg Kot Scribner (January 21, 2014)

“A biography that will send readers back to the music of Mavis and the Staple Singers with deepened appreciation and a renewed spirit of discovery” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)—from the acclaimed music...


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...


Stand Facing the Stove

by Anne Mendelson Scribner (November 01, 2007)

In 1931, Irma S. Rombauer, a recent widow, took her life savings and self-published a cookbook that she hoped might support her family. Little did she know that her book would go on to become America's most...


Women I Have Dressed (and Undressed!)

by Arnold Scaasi Scribner (June 15, 2010)

A fascinating read of personal experiences from the famed fashion designer that showcases the lives and contributions of iconic women -- from Jackie Kennedy to Elizabeth Taylor to Laura Bush to Princess Diana...


Body Counts

by Sean Strub Scribner (January 14, 2014)

The founder of POZ magazine shares “a captivating…eyewitness account from inside the AIDS epidemic” (Next) and “a moving, multi-decade memoir of one gay man’s life” (San Francisco Chronicle).

As a...


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...


Paul Bowles

by Virginia Spencer Carr Scribner (October 26, 2004)

Paul Bowles, best known for his classic 1949 novel, The Sheltering Sky, is one of the most compelling yet elusive figures of twentieth-century American counterculture. In this definitive biography, Virginia...


Rosemary and Bitter Oranges

by Patrizia Chen Scribner (June 15, 2010)

Patrizia Chen's childhood was suffused with the scent of simmering pots of cacciucco -- a local, hearty seafood stew -- and of the pittosporum blooming along the Tuscan coast. Her family's house and sumptuous...


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...


Lee

by Douglas Southall Freeman Scribner (June 30, 2008)

Douglas Southall Freeman’s Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Robert E. Lee was greeted with critical acclaim when it was first published in 1935. This reissue chronicles all the major aspects and highlights...


My Ear at His Heart: Reading My Father

by Hanif Kureishi Scribner (March 09, 2010)

Described in a recent New York Times Magazine profile as a "postcolonial Philip Roth," Hanif Kureishi first captured the attention of audiences and critics in the 1980s with the award-winning novel The Buddha...


The Brotherhoods

by Guy Lawson & William Oldham Scribner (November 28, 2006)

INSIDE THE MOB. INSIDE THE NYPD. THE LAST GREAT MAFIA BOOK OF OUR TIME.

The Brotherhoods is the chilling chronicle of the shocking crimes of NYPD detectives Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito, notorious rogue...


A Backward Glance: An Autobiography

by Edith Wharton & Louis Auchincloss Scribner (June 18, 2008)

Edith Wharton, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, vividly reflects on her public and private life in this stunning memoir.

With richness and delicacy, it describes the sophisticated New York society in...


Happy

by Alex Lemon Scribner (December 29, 2009)

His freshman year of college, Alex Lemon was supposed to be the star catcher on the Macalester College baseball team. He was the boy getting every girl, the hard-partying kid everyone called Happy. In the spring...


Raymond Carver

by Carol Sklenicka Scribner (November 24, 2009)

The first biography of america’s best-known short story writer of the late twentieth century.

The London Times called Raymond Carver "the American Chekhov." The beloved, mischievous, but more modest short-story...


Bob Dylan

by Seth Rogovoy Scribner (November 24, 2009)

Bob Dylan and his artistic accomplishments have been explored, examined, and dissected year in and year out for decades, and through almost every lens. Yet rarely has anyone delved extensively into Dylan's Jewish...


A Woman Among Warlords

by Malalai Joya Scribner (October 20, 2009)

Malalai Joya has been called "the bravest woman in Afghanistan." At a constitutional assembly in Kabul in 2003, she stood up and denounced her country's powerful NATO-backed warlords. She was twenty-five years...


Amen, Amen, Amen

by Abby Sher Scribner (October 20, 2009)

Until the age of ten, Abby Sher was a happy child in a fun-loving, musical family. But when her father and favorite aunt pass away, Abby fills the void of her loss with rituals: kissing her father's picture...


Lucky

by Alice Sebold Scribner (September 22, 2009)

The timeless, fearless, #1 New York Times bestselling memoir from the author of The Lovely Bones—a powerful account of her sexual assault at the age of eighteen and the harrowing trial that followed, now with...


A Moveable Feast

by Ernest Hemingway, Sean Hemingway & Patrick Hemingway Scribner (July 14, 2009)

Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.

Published posthumously...


Gringo

by Chesa Boudin Scribner (April 14, 2009)

Gringo charts two journeys, both of which began a decade ago. The first is the sweeping transformation of Latin American politics that started with Hugo Chávez's inauguration as president of Venezuela in 1999....


My Two Polish Grandfathers: And Other Essays on the Imaginative Life

by Witold Rybczynski Scribner (February 03, 2009)

AWARD-WINNING AND CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED WRITER WITOLD RYBCZYNSKI DELIVERS A REVELATORY COLLECTION OF LINKED AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS -- PART MEMOIR, PART FAMILY HISTORY -- ABOUT THE UPHEAVALS OF EUROPEAN LIVES...


Bird Cloud: A Memoir of Place

by Annie Proulx Scribner (January 04, 2011)

Part autobiography, part natural history, Bird Cloud is the glorious story of Annie Proulx’s piece of the Wyoming landscape and her home there.

“Bird Cloud” is the name Annie Proulx gave to 640 acres of...