Spring 2019 Scribner Catalog
Pub Month: March 2019
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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 Island of Sea Women
AuthorSee, Lisa
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
ISBN-139781501154850
On Sale03/05/19
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.
TitleThe Devil's Punchbowl
AuthorIles, Greg
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/General
ISBN-139781982120665
On Sale03/05/19
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages736
Cover StatusFinal
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Penn Cage series and the Natchez Burning trilogy comes “a steamy, swampy tale of international nastiness” (Kirkus Reviews) in an electrifying thriller that reveals a world of depravity, sex, violence, and the corruption of a Southern town.
TitleSelf-Portrait with Boy
AuthorLyon, Rachel
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
ISBN-139781501169595
On Sale03/12/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages400
Cover StatusFinal
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

“Fabulously written, this spellbinding debut novel is a real page-turner. A powerful, brilliantly imagined story” (Library Journal, starred review) about an ambitious young artist whose accidental photograph of a boy falling to his death could jumpstart her career, but devastate her most intimate friendship.
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.
TitleAmerican Histories
AuthorWideman, John Edgar
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
Category Full 2FICTION / African American/General
ISBN-139781501178351
On Sale03/26/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
“A powerful assemblage of short stories exploring late-in-life angst through personal myth, cultural memory, and riffs on an empire scorched by its own hubris” (O, The Oprah Magazine) from award-winning author John Edgar Wideman—his first collection in more than a decade.
TitleSing to It
AuthorHempel, Amy
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
ISBN-139781982109110
On Sale03/26/19
US Price$25
CDN Price$34
Pages160
Cover StatusFinal
All the tawdry details I’m dying for are in these stories, but they’re given out like old sweaters—without shame, without guile. Amy Hempel is the writer who makes me feel most affiliated with other humans; we are all living this way—hiding, alone, obsessed—and that’s ok.” —Miranda July

From legendary writer Amy Hempel, one of the most celebrated and original voices in American short fiction: a ravishing, sometimes heartbreaking new story collection—her first in over a decade.
TitleBlockchain: The Next Everything
AuthorWilliams, Stephen P.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Business & Economics
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / E-Commerce/General (see also COMPUTERS/Electronic Commerce)
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Social Aspects
ISBN-139781982116828
On Sale03/26/19
US Price$24.95
CDN Price$33.95
Pages208
Cover StatusFinal
An experienced tech writer fully explains blockchain technology and how it will radically transform the world as we know it in this accessible, reader-friendly, illuminating guide.
TitleThe Mueller Report
AuthorThe Washington Post
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Political Science
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Corruption & Misconduct
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Security (National & International)
ISBN-139781982129736
On Sale03/26/19
US Price$15
CDN Price$20
Pages720
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The only book with exclusive analysis by the Pulitzer Prize–winning staff of The Washington Post, and the most complete and authoritative available.