Spring 2019 Scribner Catalog
Category: Social Science
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TitleThe Birth of Loud
AuthorPort, Ian S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Music
Category Full 1MUSIC / Business Aspects
Category Full 2MUSIC / Musical Instruments/Guitar
ISBN-139781501141652
On Sale01/15/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A riveting saga in the history of rock ‘n’ roll: the decades-long rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar’s amplified sound—Leo Fender and Les Paul—and their intense competition to convince rock stars like the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton to play the instruments they built.
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.