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The Modern Ark

by Vicki Croke Scribner (September 09, 2014)

An in-depth look at the radical changes occurring in our nation’s zoos—from cement-paved mazes to simulated rain forests to completely natural landscapes—as well as the history behind the actual idea of...


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...


Do Not Sell At Any Price

by Amanda Petrusich Scribner (July 08, 2014)

“A thoughtful, entertaining history of obsessed music collectors and their quest for rare early 78 rpm records” (Los Angeles Times), Do Not Sell at Any Price is a fascinating, complex story of preservation,...


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...


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),...


Rescue of the Bounty

by Michael J. Tougias & Douglas A. Campbell Scribner (April 01, 2014)

From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours, the “thrilling and perfectly paced” (Booklist) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty—the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie Mutiny...


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...


Inside of a Dog

by Alexandra Horowitz Scribner (September 15, 2009)

The bestselling book that asks what dogs know and how they think. The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other,...


The Last Chance Dog

by Donna Kelleher Scribner (May 11, 2010)

Yogi, a small, scrappy Jack Russell terrier, has a pain in the neck, and after a month in the hospital, he still can't walk. Charlie, a charismatic rescued racing thoroughbred, has a bad back and can no longer...


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....


Reaching the Animal Mind

by Karen Pryor Scribner (June 16, 2009)

From the founder of “clicker” training, the widely praised humane approach to shaping animal behavior, comes a fascinating book—part memoir, part insight into how animals and people think and behave.

A...


Overboard!

by Michael J. Tougias Scribner (March 16, 2010)

From masterful storyteller Michael J. Tougias comes a new, heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, his most thrilling and amazing story yet.

In May 2005, Tom Tighe, captain of a forty-five-foot-long...


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...


How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog

by Chad Orzel Scribner (December 22, 2009)

When physics professor Chad Orzel went to the pound to adopt a dog, he never imagined Emmy. She wasn't just a friendly mutt who needed a home; she was a talking dog with an active interest in what her new owner...


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...


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...


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...


Green Barbarians

by Ellen Sandbeck Scribner (December 29, 2009)

Sandbeck preaches a return to a more primitive way of life—a life with more joy and fewer household products. Green Barbarians demonstrates that by mustering a bit of courage and relying less on many modern...


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...


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,...


From Square One

by Dean Olsher Scribner (June 23, 2009)

From Square One is Dean Olsher's captivating and in-depth exploration of the cultural history, psychology, and even metaphysics of crosswords -- their promise of a world without chaos and uncertainty.

It is...


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...


The Herbfarm Cookbook

by Jerry Traunfeld Scribner (October 16, 2013)

Not so long ago, parsley was the only fresh herb available to most American cooks. Today, bunches of fresh oregano and rosemary can be found in nearly every supermarket, basil and mint grow abundantly in backyards...


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...


Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and The People Who Play It

by David M. Ewalt Scribner (August 20, 2013)

The Lord of the Rings meets Moneyball in this unique and authoritative book on Dungeons & Dragons—from the game’s origins through its rise to cultural prominence, and its ripple effect on popular culture...


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...


The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder

by David Quammen Scribner (October 23, 2012)

In 1981 David Quammen began what might be every freelance writer's dream: a monthly column for Outside magazine in which he was given free rein to write about anything that interested him in the natural world....


The Flight of the Iguana: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature

by David Quammen Scribner (October 16, 2012)

From the award-winning author of The Song of the Dodo comes a collection of essays in which various weird and wonderful aspects of nature are examined. This book contains tales of vegetarian piranha fish, voiceless...


Wild Thoughts from Wild Places

by David Quammen Scribner (October 16, 2012)

In Wild Thoughts from Wild Places, award-winning journalist David Quammen reminds us why he has become one of our most beloved science and nature writers.

This collection of twenty-three of Quammen's most intriguing,...


Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World

by Bill Carter Scribner (October 16, 2012)

From “a first-rate writer in the fascinating tradition of Junger and Krakauer” (Jim Harrison, author of Legends of the Fall), a sweeping account of civilization’s complete dependence on copper and what...


Rough Beauty

by Karen Auvinen Scribner (June 05, 2018)

10 Best Books of June—Christian Science Monitor

In the bestselling tradition of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild and Helen MacDonald’s H Is for Hawk, a stunning, inspirational memoir from an award-winning poet who...


Spoon: A Guide to Spoon Carving and the New Wood Culture

by Barn the Spoon Scribner (November 14, 2017)

In this fully illustrated and beautiful guide to our most functional utensil—the spoon—a master craftsman shares his life’s work: designing and carving exquisite, functional wooden spoons from branches...


The Operator

by Robert O'Neill Scribner (April 25, 2017)

This instant New York Times bestseller—“a jaw-dropping, fast-paced account” (New York Post) recounts SEAL Team Operator Robert O’Neill’s incredible four-hundred-mission career, including the attempts...


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...


Stanley and Sophie

by Kate Jennings Scribner (August 05, 2008)

"I fell in love with a prideful, tense bundle of muscle and sinew that stood seventeen inches high. You would see a small brown dog; I saw perfection."

So begins the story of Kate Jennings's unexpected love...


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...


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...


Animals in Translation

by Temple Grandin & Catherine Johnson Scribner (August 11, 2009)

In this exciting new e edition, Temple Grandin returns to her groundbreaking work, Animals in Translation, to address the last ten years of developments in behavioral research, animal welfare, and farming regulations....


One Good Horse

by Tom Groneberg Scribner (February 21, 2006)

Since moving west over a decade ago, Tom Groneberg has worked with horses as a trail guide, as a ranch hand, and as the manager of his own ranch in Montana, but he has never owned a really good horse. Until,...


A Primate's Memoir

by Robert M. Sapolsky Scribner (November 01, 2007)

In the tradition of Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, Robert Sapolsky, a foremost science writer and recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, tells the mesmerizing story of his twenty-one years in remote Kenya with...


Palestinian Walks

by Raja Shehadeh Scribner (June 03, 2008)

Raja Shehadeh is a passionate hill walker. He enjoys nothing more than heading out into the countryside that surrounds his home. But in recent years, his hikes have become less than bucolic and sometimes downright...


I Lost My Love in Baghdad

by Michael Hastings Scribner (April 08, 2008)

The “wrenching” (Rachel Maddow, The Rachel Maddow Show) first book by acclaimed journalist Michael Hastings (1980-2013), whose unflinching Rolling Stone article “Runaway General” ended the military career...


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...


The Black Swan

by Anne Batterson Scribner (October 05, 2001)

Set against a spontaneous cross-country road trip following the migrating birds, this passionate, lyrical memoir is one woman's reflections on midlife, her important personal relationships, her kaleidoscopic...


The Wauchula Woods Accord

by Charles Siebert Scribner (June 09, 2009)

WHILE TRAVELING AROUND THE COUNTRY to report on the conditions in which captive chimpanzees in America live, Charles Siebert visited a retirement home for former ape movie stars and circus entertainers in Wauchula,...


Goat Song

by Brad Kessler Scribner (June 23, 2009)

Acclaimed novelist Brad Kessler lived in New York City but longed for a life on the land where he could grow his own food. After years of searching for a home, he and his wife, photographer Dona Ann McAdams,...