Fall 2019 Scribner Catalog
Pub Month: November 2019
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TitleFinding Meaning
AuthorKessler, David
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Category Full 2FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Category Full 3FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages/General
ISBN-139781501192739
On Sale11/05/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages224
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In this groundbreaking new work, David Kessler—an expert on grief and the coauthor with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross of the iconic On Grief and Grieving—journeys beyond the classic five stages to discover a sixth stage: meaning.
TitleBlockchain: The Next Everything
AuthorWilliams, Stephen P.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / E-Commerce/General (see also COMPUTERS/Electronic Commerce)
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Social Aspects
Category Full 3COMPUTERS / Electronic Commerce (see also headings under BUSINESS & ECONOMICS/E-Commerce)
ISBN-139781982116835
On Sale11/05/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages208
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An experienced tech writer fully explains blockchain technology and how it will radically transform the world as we know it in this reader-friendly, illuminating guide—“a book for the nerd but especially for the rest of us scratching our tech-terrified heads” (Patricia Hampl, author of The Art of the Wasted Day).
TitleMad, Bad, Dangerous to Know
AuthorToibin, Colm
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European/English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Category Full 3LITERARY CRITICISM / European/English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
ISBN-139781476785189
On Sale11/12/19
US Price$17
CDN Price
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the multiple award-winning author of The Master and Brooklyn, an illuminating look at Irish culture, history, and literature through the lives of the fathers of three of Ireland’s greatest writers—Oscar Wilde's father, William Butler Yeats's father, and James Joyce's father—“Thrilling, wise, and resonant, this book aptly unites Tóibín’s novelistic gifts for psychology and emotional nuance with his talents as a reader and critic, in incomparably elegant prose” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleJoy of Cooking
AuthorRombauer, Irma S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1COOKING / Courses & Dishes/General
Category Full 2COOKING / Regional & Ethnic/American/General
Category Full 3COOKING / Methods/General
ISBN-139781501169717
On Sale11/12/19
US Price$40
CDN Price$50
Pages1152
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The 2019 edition of the iconic Joy of Cooking is fully updated with 600 new, exciting, and fresh recipes and expertly researched reference material. It will teach both seasoned cooks and those just learning their way around the kitchen how to love cooking and to cook well—on their own terms.
TitleCheckpoint Charlie
AuthorMacGregor, Iain
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/Germany
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / World/Russian & Former Soviet Union
ISBN-139781982100032
On Sale11/05/19
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A powerful, fascinating, and groundbreaking history of Checkpoint Charlie, the famous military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the United States confronted the USSR during the Cold War.
TitleBeyond the Known
AuthorRader, Andrew
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
Category Full 2HISTORY / World
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
ISBN-139781982123536
On Sale11/12/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader—an MIT-credentialed scientist, popular podcast host, and SpaceX mission manager—an illuminating chronicle of exploration that spotlights humans’ insatiable desire to continually push into new and uncharted territory, from civilization’s earliest days to current planning for interstellar travel.
TitleThe Langoliers
AuthorKing, Stephen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Horror
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Supernatural
ISBN-139781982136055
On Sale11/12/19
US Price$12.99
CDN Price$17.99
Pages288
Cover Status
Stephen King’s unforgettable novella—first included in his 1990, award-winning collection Four Past Midnight and made into a highly acclaimed miniseries—about a terrifying plane ride into a most unfriendly sky.
Title1922
AuthorKing, Stephen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Horror
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Supernatural
ISBN-139781982136079
On Sale11/12/19
US Price$11.99
CDN Price$15.99
Pages128
Cover StatusRFC
The chilling novella featured in Stephen King’s New York Times bestselling collection Full Dark, No Stars, 1922 is about a man who succumbs to the violence within—setting in motion a grisly train of murder and madness.
TitleThe Birth of Loud
AuthorPort, Ian S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1MUSIC / Business Aspects
Category Full 2MUSIC / Musical Instruments/Guitar
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
ISBN-139781501141737
On Sale11/19/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Cover Status
“A hot-rod joy ride through mid-20th-century American history” (The New York Times Book Review), this one-of-a-kind narrative masterfully recreates the 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.
TitleThe Spy Who Was Left Behind
AuthorPullara, Michael
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1TRUE CRIME / Espionage
Category Full 2HISTORY / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Category Full 3TRUE CRIME / Murder/General
ISBN-139781501152146
On Sale11/19/19
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The shocking true story of international intrigue —“a highly detailed, engrossing work” (Kirkus Reviews)—involving the 1993 murder of CIA officer Freddie Woodruff by KGB agents and the extensive cover-up that followed in Washington and in Moscow. “In a post-truth era, we need a lot more fearless writers like Michael Pullara” (Robert Baer, author of See No Evil).