Fall 2020 Scribner Catalog
Category: Social Science
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TitleThe Day It Finally Happens
AuthorPearl, Mike
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies
Category Full 3REFERENCE / Trivia
ISBN-139781501194146
On Sale09/22/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From a VICE magazine columnist, “a deeply entertaining—if occasionally horrifying” (Joshua Piven, coauthor of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook) look at how humanity is likely to weather such happenings as nuclear war, a global internet collapse, antibiotics shortages, and even immortality.
TitleMore From Less
AuthorMcAfee, Andrew
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Social Theory
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Consumer Behavior
ISBN-139781982103583
On Sale10/13/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
From the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Second Machine Age, a paradigm-shifting argument “full of fascinating information and provocative insights” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)—demonstrating that we are increasing prosperity while using fewer natural resources.
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 StatusReady to Feed
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).