Spring 2022 Scribner Catalog
Category: History
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TitleBlack Ghost of Empire
AuthorManjapra, Kris
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / African American & Black
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/Great Britain/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/General
ISBN-139781982123475
On Sale04/19/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The 1619 Project illuminated the ways in which every aspect of life in the United States was and is shaped by the existence of slavery. Black Ghost of Empire focuses on emancipation and how this opportunity to make right further codified the racial caste system—instead of obliterating it.
TitleThe Black Joke
AuthorRooks, A.E.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Maritime History & Piracy
Category Full 2HISTORY / Africa/West
Category Full 3HISTORY / Military/Naval
ISBN-139781982128265
On Sale01/18/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$29
CDN Price$39
Pages400
Cover StatusFinal
A groundbreaking history of the Black Joke, the most famous member of the British Royal Navy’s anti-slavery squadron, and the long fight to end the transatlantic slave trade.
TitleSaving Yellowstone
AuthorNelson, Megan Kate
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/19th Century
ISBN-139781982141332
On Sale03/01/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From historian and critically acclaimed author of The Three-Cornered War comes the propulsive and vividly told story of how Yellowstone became the world’s first national park amid the nationwide turmoil and racial violence of the Reconstruction era.
TitleEmpire of the Scalpel
AuthorRutkow, Ira
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1MEDICAL / History
Category Full 2MEDICAL / Surgery/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781501163746
On Sale03/08/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$29.99
CDN Price$39.99
Pages432
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From a renowned surgeon and historian with five decades of experience comes a remarkable history of surgery’s development—spanning the Stone Age to the present day—blending meticulous medical studies with lively and skillful storytelling.
TitleIn Whose Ruins
AuthorPuglionesi, Alicia
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / North America
Category Full 2HISTORY / Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
ISBN-139781982116750
On Sale04/05/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages384
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In this examination of landscape and memory, four sites of American history are revealed as places where historical truth was written over by oppressive fiction—with profound repercussions for politics past and present.
TitleThe Agitators
AuthorWickenden, Dorothy
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Women
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period
ISBN-139781476760742
On Sale02/22/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
“Engrossing... examines the major events of the mid 19th century through the lives of three key figures in the abolitionist and women’s rights movements.” —Smithsonian

From the executive editor of The New Yorker, a riveting, provocative, and revelatory history of abolition and women’s rights, told through the story of three women—Harriet Tubman, Frances Seward, and Martha Wright—in the years before, during and after the Civil War.
TitleUnsinkable
AuthorSullivan, James
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/Naval
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 3HISTORY / Maritime History & Piracy
ISBN-139781982147846
On Sale04/12/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages416
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In the bestselling tradition of Indianapolis and In Harm’s Way comes a “captivating…gripping” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) 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, later made famous by John Ford and Herman Wouk.
TitleIcebound
AuthorPitzer, Andrea
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
Category Full 3HISTORY / Polar Regions
ISBN-139781982113353
On Sale01/18/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
In the bestselling tradition of Hampton Sides’s In the Kingdom of Ice, a “gripping adventure tale” (The Boston Globe) recounting Dutch polar explorer William Barents’ three harrowing Arctic expeditions—the last of which resulted in a relentlessly challenging year-long fight for survival.
TitleEleanor in the Village
AuthorRussell, Jan Jarboe
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies/Gay Studies
Category Full 3HISTORY / Women
ISBN-139781501198168
On Sale04/05/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages240
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A “riveting and enlightening account” (Bookreporter) of a mostly unknown chapter in the life of Eleanor Roosevelt—when she moved to New York’s Greenwich Village, shed her high-born conformity, and became the progressive leader who pushed for change as America’s First Lady.
TitleA Cure for Darkness
AuthorRiley, Alex
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1PSYCHOLOGY / History
Category Full 2SCIENCE / History
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/General
ISBN-139781501198786
On Sale03/01/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$26.99
Pages464
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A fascinating, “rich, and generous” (Financial Times) look at the treatment of depression by an award-winning science writer that blends popular science, narrative history, and memoir.