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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Daybook, Turn, Prospect

by Anne Truitt & Audrey Niffenegger Scribner (October 08, 2013)

All three of Anne Truitt’s artist’s journals in one e-volume, the illuminating, inspiring record of a woman’s reconciliation of the call of creative work with the demands of daily life—with a new introduction...


Daybook

by Anne Truitt & Audrey Niffenegger Scribner (October 08, 2013)

A classic work for artists of all kinds, about reconciling the call of creative work with the demands of daily life, now with a new introduction by Audrey Niffenegger.

Renowned American artist Anne Truitt kept...


Mad Girl's Love Song: Sylvia Plath and Life Before Ted

by Andrew Wilson Scribner (February 05, 2013)

A new biography of Sylvia Plath, a literary icon who continues to haunt, fascinate, and enthrall even now, fifty years after her death

On February 25 , 1956, twenty-three-year-old Sylvia Plath walked into a...


Halfway

by Tom Macher Scribner (February 06, 2018)

From a searing new literary voice, a raw, compulsively readable memoir about a young man seeking hope, community, and ultimately recovery from addiction in a series of halfway houses and boys’ homes—the...


Running for the Hills

by Horatio Clare Scribner (August 29, 2006)

Before Horatio Clare was born, his parents fell in love with a place -- a remote sheep farm in Wales, physically and in every other way far from the lives they were forging as young professionals in London....


Chuck Klosterman on Living and Society

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 living and society.


FAIL

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 Ted Kaczynski.


Beginnings

by Horton Foote Scribner (April 25, 2002)

Since 1939, Horton Foote, "the Chekhov of the small town," has chronicled with compassion and acuity the experience of American life both intimate and universal. His adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird...


Feasting the Heart

by Reynolds Price Scribner (January 23, 2001)

In the fall of 1993, Alice Winkler of National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" asked Reynolds Price to write a short story for a Christmas morning broadcast. This assignment would result in NPR's inviting Price...


Chuck Klosterman IV

by Chuck Klosterman Scribner (September 05, 2006)

Coming off the breakthrough success of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs and Killing Yourself to Live, bestselling pop culture guru Chuck Klosterman assembles his best work previously unavailable in book form—including...


Name All the Animals

by Alison Smith Scribner (March 10, 2004)

The critically acclaimed, heartbreaking memoir that is at once a gorgeous, profound, and redemptive story of a family holding desperately to the memory of a lost child; and a touching, intelligent, and inspiring...


Change Me Into Zeus's Daughter

by Barbara Robinette Moss Scribner (January 27, 2002)

A haunting and triumphant story of a difficult and keenly felt life, Change Me into Zeus's Daughter is a remarkable literary memoir of resilience, redemption, and growing up in the South. Barbara Robinette Moss...


The Glass Castle

by Jeannette Walls Scribner (March 01, 2005)

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.

MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST

The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind,...


Her Last Death

by Susanna Sonnenberg Scribner (January 01, 2008)

Her Last Death begins as the phone rings early one morning in the Montana house where Susanna Sonnenberg lives with her husband and two young sons. Her aunt is calling to tell Susanna her mother is in a coma...


Teacher Man

by Frank McCourt Scribner (November 15, 2005)

Nearly a decade ago Frank McCourt became an unlikely star when, at the age of sixty-six, he burst onto the literary scene with Angela's Ashes, the Pulitzer Prize -- winning memoir of his childhood in Limerick,...


Around the House and In the Garden

by Dominique Browning Scribner (May 18, 2002)

For six years, House & Garden editor-in-chief Dominique Browning has written a monthly column that weaves together personal stories and tips about home decorating, gardening, and raising children with universal...


The Hemingway Patrols

by Terry Mort Scribner (August 18, 2009)

From the summer of 1942 until the end of 1943, Ernest Hemingway spent much of his time patrolling the Gulf Stream and the waters off Cuba’s north shore in his fishing boat, Pilar. He was looking for German...


Angela's Ashes

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 1997, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography 1996, National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography 1996

by Frank McCourt Scribner (December 17, 1998)

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.

“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive...


J. Anthony Froude

by Julia Markus Scribner (September 27, 2005)

Acclaimed biographer Julia Markus has written an unprecedented and illuminating portrait of the brilliant, tortured, and controversial James Anthony Froude—the quintessential Victorian, father of modern biography,...


A Moveable Feast

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (October 01, 1996)

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...


Tis

by Frank McCourt Scribner (September 22, 1999)

Frank McCourt's glorious childhood memoir, Angela's Ashes, has been loved and celebrated by readers everywhere for its spirit, its wit and its profound humanity. A tale of redemption, in which storytelling itself...


The Green Hills of Africa [Bulgarian]

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (July 25, 2002)

"There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things, and because it takes a man's life to know...


Wrapped in Rainbows

by Valerie Boyd Scribner (October 04, 2011)

From critically acclaimed journalist Valerie Boyd comes an eloquent profile of one of the most intriguing cultural figures of the twentieth century—Zora Neale Hurston.

A woman of enormous talent and remarkable...


My Father Before Me

by Chris Forhan Scribner (June 28, 2016)

An award-winning poet’s “beautifully written” (The Seattle Times) portrait of an American family and his own coming of age in the 1960s and 1970s in the wake of his father’s suicide. This memoir “belongs...


Trying to Float

by Nicolaia Rips Scribner (July 12, 2016)

“Hysterically droll, touching, elegant, and wise—a coming-of-age story from someone who possibly came of age before her parents” (Patricia Marx, New Yorker writer and bestselling author), Trying to Float...


Green Hills of Africa

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (July 21, 2015)

The most intimate and elaborately enhanced addition to the Hemingway Library series: Hemingway’s memoir of his safari across the Serengeti—presented with archival material from the Hemingway Collection at...


Portrait of Hemingway

by Lillian Ross Scribner (July 21, 2015)

The definitive sketch of one of America’s greatest writers.

On May 13, 1950, Lillian Ross’s first portrait of Ernest Hemingway was published in The New Yorker. It was an account of two days Hemingway spent...


Missing: A Memoir

by Lindsay Harrison Scribner (August 02, 2011)

A beautifully written, intensely poignant memoir that looks at grief, family dynamics, and what happens when your world comes crashing down.

A twenty-five-year-old recent graduate of Columbia University’s MFA...


A Short Autobiography

by F. Scott Fitzgerald & James L. W. West III Scribner (August 02, 2011)

A self-portrait of a great writer. A Short Autobiography charts Fitzgerald's progression from exuberant and cocky with "What I think and Feel at 25", to mature and reflective with "One Hundred False Starts"...


What Comes Next and How to Like It

by Abigail Thomas Scribner (March 24, 2015)

The New York Times bestseller from the beloved author of A Three Dog Life—an exhilarating, superbly written memoir on friendship, family, creativity, tragedy, and the richness of life: “If you only read...


Flying over 96th Street

by Thomas L. Webber Scribner (May 11, 2010)

Tommy Webber is nine years old when his father, a founding minister of the East Harlem Protestant Parish, moves the family of six from a spacious apartment in an ivy-covered Gothic-style seminary on New York...