Spring 2019 Scribner Catalog
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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TitleHollywood's Eve
AuthorAnolik, Lili
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 2ART / Popular Culture
ISBN-139781501125799
On Sale01/08/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
“I practically snorted this book, stayed up all night with it. Anolik decodes, ruptures, and ultimately intensifies Eve’s singular irresistible glitz.” —Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker

“The Eve Babitz book I’ve been waiting for. What emerges isn’t just a portrait of a writer, but also of Los Angeles: sprawling, melancholic, and glamorous.” —Stephanie Danler, author of Sweetbitter
TitleA Kind of Mirraculas Paradise
AuthorAllen, Sandy
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / People with Disabilities
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
ISBN-139781501134043
On Sale01/15/19
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
“Compelling…A bracing work of art and a loving tribute” (Los Angeles Times), this propulsive, stunning book illuminates the experience of living with schizophrenia like never before.
TitleUp Up, Down Down
AuthorKnapp, Cheston
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Literary Collections
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / General
ISBN-139781501161032
On Sale02/05/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
In the tradition of John Jeremiah Sullivan and David Foster Wallace, Cheston Knapp’s Up Up, Down Down “is an always smart, often hilarious, and ultimately transcendent essay collection” (Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All the Light We Cannot See) that brilliantly explores authenticity and the nature of identity.
TitleThe Art of Dying Well
AuthorButler, Katy
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Self-Help
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Category Full 2MEDICAL / Terminal Care
ISBN-139781501135316
On Sale02/19/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life—from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath—by the New York Times bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door.
TitleHeavy
AuthorLaymon, Kiese
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/General
ISBN-139781501125669
On Sale03/05/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
*Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living (Southern), Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times Critics*

In this powerful, provocative, and universally lauded memoir—winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal and finalist for the Kirkus Prize—genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon “provocatively meditates on his trauma growing up as a black man, and in turn crafts an essential polemic against American moral rot” (Entertainment Weekly).
TitleSurvival Math
AuthorJackson, Mitchell S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/General
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures
ISBN-139781501131707
On Sale03/05/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
An electrifying, dazzlingly written reckoning and an essential addition to the national conversation about race and class, Survival Math takes its name from the calculations award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson made to survive the Portland, Oregon of his youth.
TitleThe Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books
AuthorWilson-Lee, Edward
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1History
Category Full 1HISTORY / Europe/Renaissance
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/Spain & Portugal
ISBN-139781982111397
On Sale03/12/19
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
Named a Best Book of the Year by: * Financial Times * New Statesman * History Today * The Spectator *

“Like a Renaissance wonder cabinet, full of surprises and opening up into a lost world.” —Stephen Greenblatt

The impeccably researched and vividly rendered account of the forgotten quest by Christopher Columbus’s son to create the greatest library in the world—“a perfectly pitched poetic drama” (Financial Times) and an amazing tour through sixteenth-century Europe.