Fall 2020 Scribner Catalog
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TitleFinding Meaning
AuthorKessler, David
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Category Full 2FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Category Full 3FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages/General
ISBN-139781501192746
On Sale09/01/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In this groundbreaking and “poignant” (Los Angeles Times) book, David Kessler—praised for his work by Maria Shriver, Marianne Williamson, and Mother Teresa—journeys beyond the classic five stages to discover a sixth stage: meaning.
TitleThe Tyranny of Virtue
AuthorBoyers, Robert
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1EDUCATION / Higher
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies/Conservatism & Liberalism
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Essays
ISBN-139781982127190
On Sale09/01/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages192
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From public intellectual and professor Robert Boyers, “a powerfully persuasive, insightful, and provocative prose that mixes erudition and first-hand reportage” (Joyce Carol Oates) addressing recent developments in American culture and arguing for the tolerance of difference that is at the heart of the liberal tradition.
TitleThe Best American Poetry 2020
AuthorLehman, David
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POETRY / General
Category Full 2POETRY / Anthologies (multiple authors)
Category Full 3POETRY / American/General
ISBN-139781982106607
On Sale09/08/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The 2020 edition of contemporary American poetry returns, guest edited by Paisley Rekdal, the award-winning poet and author of Nightingale, proving that this is “a ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune).
TitleThe Crossed-Out Notebook
AuthorGiacobone, Nicolás
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 3FICTION / Psychological
ISBN-139781501198755
On Sale09/15/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the Academy Award–winning writer of Birdman comes a “playful and literate…overall splendid” (Joshua Ferris) story of a screenwriter kidnapped by a world-famous director who orders him to compose a masterpiece.
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 StatusReady to Feed
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.
TitleOur Bodies, Their Battlefields
AuthorLamb, Christina
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Genocide & War Crimes
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Human Rights
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Women in Politics
ISBN-139781501199172
On Sale09/22/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From Christina Lamb, the coauthor of the bestselling I Am Malala and an award-winning journalist—an essential, groundbreaking examination of how women experience war.
TitleRita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption
AuthorKing, Stephen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Horror
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 3FICTION / Media Tie-In
ISBN-139781982155759
On Sale09/29/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$12.99
CDN Price$17.99
Pages128
Cover StatusReady to Feed
#1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King’s beloved novella, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption—the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award–nominee The Shawshank Redemption—about an unjustly imprisoned convict who seeks a strangely satisfying revenge, is now available for the first time as a standalone book.
TitleShe Was Like That
AuthorWalbert, Kate
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
ISBN-139781476799445
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A New York Times Notable Book of 2019 selection, a New York Times Editors’ Choice book, and longlisted for the Story Prize—from the bestselling, highly acclaimed National Book Award nominee, She Was Like That is a “piercing, intimate, and exquisite” (Publishers Weekly) collection of new and selected stories that capture “the joys and anxieties of motherhood” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis).
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 StatusReady to Feed
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.
TitleBrothers and Keepers
AuthorWideman, John Edgar
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/African American & Black
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures
ISBN-139781982148751
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“A rare triumph” (The New York Times Book Review), this powerful memoir about the divergent paths taken by two brothers is a classic work from one of the greatest figures in American literature: a reflection on John Edgar Wideman’s family and his brother’s incarceration—a classic that is as relevant now as when originally published in 1984.