Spring 2019 Scribner Catalog
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TitlePretend I'm Dead
AuthorBeagin, Jen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
ISBN-139781501194429
On Sale01/08/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
NAMED A BEST BOOK of the YEAR by O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE, REFINERY 29, and KIRKUS REVIEWS
SHORTLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE

A “wondrous,” (O, The Oprah Magazine) “scathingly funny” (Entertainment Weekly) debut from Whiting Award winner Jen Beagin about a cleaning lady named Mona and her quest for self-acceptance and belonging after her relationship with a loveable junkie goes awry.
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.
TitleThis Messy Magnificent Life
AuthorRoth, Geneen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Self-Help
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/General
ISBN-139781501182471
On Sale01/15/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
Geneen Roth, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Women Food and God, explains how to take the journey to find one’s own best self in this “beautiful, funny, deeply relevant” (Glennon Doyle) collection of personal reflections.
TitleGrief Works
AuthorSamuel, Julia
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Self-Help
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Category Full 2FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Death, Grief, Bereavement
ISBN-139781501181542
On Sale01/22/19
US Price$18
CDN Price
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
“An honest, practical, as well as emotional guide to working through the processing of mourning” (Vogue.com), Grief Works is a lifeline for all of us dealing with loss and a handbook to help others—from the “expected” death of a parent to the sudden and unexpected death of a child or spouse.
TitleTurning Angel
AuthorIles, Greg
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
ISBN-139781982120658
On Sale01/29/19
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages608
Cover StatusFinal
Greg Iles, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mississippi Blood, keeps the secrets of the South alive in this “powerful…heartfelt…entirely gripping” (The Washington Post) novel of infatuation, murder, and sexual intrigue set in his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi.
TitleNo Echo
AuthorHolt, Anne
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Mystery & Detective/Women Sleuths
Category Full 2FICTION / Mystery & Detective/General
ISBN-139781501123368
On Sale02/05/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
When one of Oslo’s hottest celebrity chefs is murdered, Hanne Wilhelmsen is called back into action in “a nearly pitch-perfect procedural layered over a moving exploration of rejection and abandonment” (Booklist) in the sixth installment of the award-winning series from Norway’s #1 bestselling female crime writer.
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.
TitleStraying
AuthorMcCloskey, Molly
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Romance/Contemporary
ISBN-139781501172472
On Sale02/19/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
“A memoir-vivid portrait of a vertiginous affair” (Vogue) for readers of Jenny Offill, Garth Greenwell, and Anne Enright, an unforgettable novel about a young American expat who settles in Ireland, marries, and lives through the consequences of an affair—by “an extravagantly gifted writer” (Rachel Cusk).
TitleThe Addiction Solution
AuthorSederer, Lloyd
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Psychology
Category Full 1PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology/Addiction
Category Full 2MEDICAL / Health Policy
ISBN-139781501179457
On Sale02/19/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
A groundbreaking, “timely and well-written” (Booklist, starred review) guide to addiction from a psychiatrist and public health doctor, offering practical, proven solutions for individuals, families, and communities dealing with substance use and abuse.
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 StatusReady to Feed
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.