Summer 2021 Scribner Catalog
Pub Month: June 2021
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TitleShe Was Like That
AuthorWalbert, Kate
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Short Stories
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
ISBN-139781476799445
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
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).
TitleHouse of Sticks
AuthorTran, Ly
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/Asian & Asian American
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781501118814
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
An intimate, beautifully written coming-of-age memoir recounting a young girls journey from war-torn Vietnam to Ridgewood, Queens, and her struggle to find her voice amid clashing cultural expectations.
TitleIf It Bleeds
AuthorKing, Stephen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Horror
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Supernatural
ISBN-139781982137984
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
*#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*

From the legendary storyteller and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary collection of four new “exceptionally compelling novellas that reaffirm [King’s] mastery of the form” (The Washington Post).
TitleThe Turnaway Study
AuthorFoster, Diana Greene
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Marriage & Family
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Abortion & Birth Control
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Social Policy
ISBN-139781982141578
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
“If you read only one book about democracy, The Turnaway Study should be it. Why? Because without the power to make decisions about our own bodies, there is no democracy.” —Gloria Steinem

The “remarkable” (The New Yorker) landmark study of the consequences on women’s lives—emotional, physical, financial, professional, personal, and psychological—of receiving versus being denied an abortion that “should be required reading for every judge, member of Congress, and candidate for office—as well as anyone who hopes to better understand this complex and important issue” (Cecile Richards).
TitleLisey's Story
AuthorKing, Stephen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Supernatural
Category Full 2FICTION / Media Tie-In
Category Full 3FICTION / Horror
ISBN-139781982147792
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages544
Cover StatusFinal
*Soon to be an Apple TV+ limited series starring Julianne Moore and Clive Owen*

The “haunting…tender, intimate book that makes an epic interior journey” (The New York Times), Lisey’s Story is a literary masterpiece—an extraordinarily moving and haunting portrait of a marriage and its aftermath.
TitleLong Division
AuthorLaymon, Kiese
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Coming of Age
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / African American & Black/Historical
ISBN-139781982174828
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From Kiese Laymon, author of the critically acclaimed memoir Heavy, comes a “funny, astute, searching” (The Wall Street Journal) debut novel about Black teenagers that is a satirical exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in post-Katrina Mississippi.
TitleLong Division
AuthorLaymon, Kiese
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Coming of Age
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / African American & Black/Historical
ISBN-139781982177362
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$24
CDN Price$33
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From Kiese Laymon, author of the critically acclaimed memoir Heavy, comes a “funny, astute, searching” (The Wall Street Journal) debut novel about Black teenagers that is a satirical exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in post-Katrina Mississippi.
TitleThe Sacred Band
AuthorRomm, James
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Ancient/Greece
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/Ancient
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies/General
ISBN-139781501198014
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
From classicist James Romm comes a thrilling deep dive into the last decades of ancient Greek freedom leading up to Alexander the Great’s destruction of Thebes—and the saga of the greatest military corps of the age, the Theban Sacred Band, a unit composed of 150 pairs of male lovers.
TitleTurbulence
AuthorSzalay, David
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Family Life/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Friendship
ISBN-139781982122744
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$15
CDN Price
Pages160
Cover StatusFinal
*A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice*

A “masterful” (The Washington Post), “cathartic” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis), novel about twelve people, mostly strangers, and the surprising ripple effect each one has on the life of the next as they cross paths while in transit around the world—from the Booker Prize–shortlisted author of All That Man Is.
TitleSinatra and Me
AuthorOppedisano, Tony
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Music
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
ISBN-139781982151782
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
An intimate, revealing portrait of Frank Sinatra—from the man closest to the famous singer during the last decade of his life.