Fall 2020 Scribner Catalog
Category: History
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TitleThose Who Forget
AuthorSchwarz, Geraldine
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HISTORY / Holocaust
Category Full 3HISTORY / Europe/Germany
ISBN-139781501199080
On Sale09/22/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
Those Who Forget, published to international awards and acclaim, is journalist Géraldine Schwarz’s riveting account of her German and French grandparents’ lives during World War II, an in-depth history of Europe’s post-war reckoning with fascism, and an urgent appeal to remember as a defense against today’s rise of far-right nationalism.
TitleHymns of the Republic
AuthorGwynne, S. C.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/19th Century
ISBN-139781501116230
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
From the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Empire of the Summer Moon and Rebel Yell comes “a masterwork of history” (Lawrence Wright, author of God Save Texas), the spellbinding, epic account of the last year of the Civil War.
TitleCheckpoint Charlie
AuthorMacGregor, Iain
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/Germany
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / World/Russian & Former Soviet Union
ISBN-139781982100049
On Sale11/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19
CDN Price$26
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A “constantly captivating…well-researched and often moving” (The Wall Street Journal) 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.
TitleWhen Time Stopped
AuthorNeumann, Ariana
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HISTORY / Holocaust
Category Full 3HISTORY / Jewish
ISBN-139781982106386
On Sale11/03/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
In this astonishing story that “reads like a thriller and is so, so timely” (BuzzFeed) Ariana Neumann dives into the secrets of her father’s past: “Like Anne Frank’s diary, it offers a story that needs to be told and heard” (Booklist, starred review).
TitleThe Last American Aristocrat
AuthorBrown, David S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 2HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781982128234
On Sale11/24/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages464
Cover StatusFinal
A revelatory biography of literary icon Henry Adams—one of America’s most prominent writers and intellectuals of his era, who witnessed and contributed to America’s dramatic transition from “colonial” to “modern.”
TitleBeyond the Known
AuthorRader, Andrew
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
Category Full 2HISTORY / World
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
ISBN-139781982123550
On Sale11/17/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
From brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader—an MIT-credentialed scientist, popular podcast host, and SpaceX mission manager—an “engaging” (Tim Marshall, New York Times bestselling author) chronicle showcasing our human desire to continually explore new and uncharted territory, from civilization’s earliest days to interstellar travel.
TitleDisney's Land
AuthorSnow, Richard
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries/Entertainment
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3ARCHITECTURE / History/Contemporary (1945-)
ISBN-139781501190810
On Sale12/01/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages432
Cover StatusFinal
A propulsive and “entertaining” (The Wall Street Journal) history chronicling the conception and creation of the iconic Disneyland theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow.
TitleThe Age of Wood
AuthorEnnos, Roland
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Civilization
Category Full 2HISTORY / World
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/General
ISBN-139781982114732
On Sale12/01/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
A groundbreaking examination of the role that wood and trees have played in our global ecosystem—including human evolution and the rise and fall of empires—in the bestselling tradition of Yuval Harari’s Sapiens and Mark Kurlansky’s Salt.
TitleGenius & Anxiety
AuthorLebrecht, Norman
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Jewish
Category Full 2RELIGION / Judaism/History
Category Full 3HISTORY / Jewish
ISBN-139781982134266
On Sale12/08/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages464
Cover StatusFinal
This lively chronicle of the years 1847­–1947—the century when the Jewish people changed how we see the world—is “[a] thrilling and tragic history…especially good on the ironies and chain-reaction intimacies that make a people and a past” (The Wall Street Journal).
TitleUnsinkable
AuthorSullivan, James
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/Naval
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 3HISTORY / Maritime History & Piracy
ISBN-139781982147631
On Sale12/08/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages416
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In the bestselling tradition of Indianapolis and In Harm’s Way comes a thrilling and vividly told account of the USS Plunkett—a US Navy destroyer that sustained the most harrowing attack on any Navy ship by the Germans during World War II, that gave as good as it got, and that was later made famous by John Ford and Herman Wouk.