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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 Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Volume IX: Early Art

by William Butler Yeats, John P. Frayne & Madeleine Marchaterre Scribner (June 15, 2010)

The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume IX: Early Articles and Reviews is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholars Richard J. Finneran and George Mills Harper....


The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol II: The Plays

by William Butler Yeats Scribner (May 11, 2010)

The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume II: The Plays is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholars Richard J. Finneran and George Mills Harper. This complete...


The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol X: Later Article

by William Butler Yeats Scribner (June 15, 2010)

The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume X: Later Articles and Reviews is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholars Richard J. Finneran and George Mills Harper....


The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Volume IV: Early Essays

by William Butler Yeats, Richard J. Finneran & George Bornstein Scribner (March 06, 2007)

The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume IV: Early Essays is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholars George Bornstein and George Mills Harper. These volumes...


Turning the Wheel

by Charles Johnson Scribner (June 15, 2010)

"Were it not for the Buddhadharma, says Charles Johnson in his preface to Turning the Wheel, "I'm convinced that, as a black American and an artist, I would not have been able to successfully negotiate my last...


The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Volume VIII: The Irish Dramatic Movement

by William Butler Yeats, Richard J. Finneran & Mary FitzGerald Scribner (June 30, 2008)

The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume VIII: The Irish Dramatic Movement is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholars Richard J. Finneran and George Mills Harper....


Hemingway on Fishing

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (December 11, 2012)

From childhood on, Ernest Hemingway was a passionate fisherman. He fished the lakes and creeks near the family’s summer home at Walloon Lake, Michigan, and his first stories and pieces of journalism were often...


Iago

by Harold Bloom Scribner (May 22, 2018)

From one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time, Harold Bloom presents Othello’s Iago, perhaps the Bard’s most compelling villain—the fourth in a series of five short books about the great playwright’s...


Lear

by Harold Bloom Scribner (April 24, 2018)

Harold Bloom, regarded by some as the greatest Shakespeare scholar of our time, presents an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of King Lear—the third in his series of five short books about the great...


New Ways to Kill Your Mother: Writers and Their Families

by Colm Toibin Scribner (June 12, 2012)

In a brilliant, nuanced and wholly original collection of essays, the novelist and critic Colm Tóibín explores the relationships of writers to their families and their work.

From Jane Austen’s aunts to Tennessee...


Falstaff: Give Me Life

by Harold Bloom Scribner (April 04, 2017)

From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time comes “a timely reminder of the power and possibility of words [and] the last love letter to the shaping spirit of Bloom’s imagination”...


The Dangerous Summer

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (July 25, 2002)

The Dangerous Summer is Hemingway's firsthand chronicle of a brutal season of bullfights. In this vivid account, Hemingway captures the exhausting pace and pressure of the season, the camaraderie and pride of...


Inventing Herself

by Elaine Showalter Scribner (March 20, 2001)

Sure to take its place alongside the literary landmarks of modern feminism, Elaine Showalter's brilliant, provocative work chronicles the roles of feminist intellectuals from the eighteenth century to the present....


Poems for America

by Carmela Ciuraru Scribner (November 01, 2007)

An inspiring anthology that celebrates our nation with more than one hundred of the greatest poems ever written about the landscapes, institutions, and transforming events of America.

This remarkable volume commemorates...


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...


Death in the Afternoon

by Ernest Hemingway Scribner (July 25, 2002)

Still considered one of the best books ever written about bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is an impassioned look at the sport by one of its true aficionados. It reflects Hemingway's conviction that bullfighting...


52 McGs.

by Robert McG. Thomas & Chris Calhoun Scribner (March 04, 2002)

Among his devoted fans, his pieces were known simply as McGs. With a "genius for illuminating that sometimes ephemeral apogee in people's lives when they prove capable of generating a brightly burning spark"...


The Way of the Writer

by Charles Johnson Scribner (December 06, 2016)

From Charles Johnson—a National Book Award winner, Professor Emeritus at University of Washington, and one of America’s preeminent scholars on literature and race—comes an instructive, inspiring guide...


Mrs. Nixon: A Novelist Imagines a Life

by Ann Beattie Scribner (November 15, 2011)

Dazzlingly original, Ann Beattie’s Mrs. Nixon is a riveting exploration of an elusive American icon and of the fiction writer’s art.

Pat Nixon remains one of our most mysterious and intriguing public figures,...


A Vision: The Revised 1937 Edition

by William Butler Yeats, Catherine E. Paul & Margaret Mills Harper Scribner (May 19, 2015)

A new annotated edition of Yeats’s indispensable, lifelong work of philosophy—a meditation on the connections between the imagination, history, and the metaphysical—this volume reveals the poet’s greatest...