Summer 2022 Scribner Catalog
Category: History
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TitleThe Gotti Wars
AuthorGleeson, John
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1TRUE CRIME / Organized Crime
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Middle Atlantic
ISBN-139781982186920
On Sale05/03/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A riveting, decades-in-the-writing memoir from the determined young prosecutor who, in two of America’s most celebrated trials, managed to convict famed mob boss John Gotti—and subsequently took down the Mafia altogether.
TitleThe First Populist
AuthorBrown, David S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
ISBN-139781982191092
On Sale05/17/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages416
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A revelatory, timely, and masterful biography of President Andrew Jackson that offers a new perspective on this charismatic figure in the context of American populism—identifying the reasons for his unprecedented appeal as it shows us the man and politician in his full complexity.
TitleThe Guns of John Moses Browning
AuthorGorenstein, Nathan
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/Weapons
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/19th Century
ISBN-139781982129224
On Sale05/17/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A “well-researched and very readable new biography” (The Wall Street Journal) of “the Thomas Edison of guns,” a visionary inventor who designed the modern handgun and whose awe-inspiring array of firearms helped ensure victory in numerous American wars and holds a crucial place in world history.
TitleCuba
AuthorFerrer, Ada
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Caribbean & West Indies/Cuba
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / Latin America/General
ISBN-139781501154560
On Sale06/21/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages576
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“Full of…lively insights and lucid prose” (The Wall Street Journal) an epic, sweeping history of Cuba and its complex ties to the United States—from before the arrival of Columbus to the present day—written by one of the world’s leading historians of Cuba.
TitleThe Sacred Band
AuthorRomm, James
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Ancient/Greece
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/Ancient
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies/General
ISBN-139781501198021
On Sale06/21/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From classicist James Romm comes a “striking…fascinating” (Booklist) 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 time, the Theban Sacred Band, a unit composed of 150 pairs of male lovers.
TitleStalking Shakespeare
AuthorDurkee, Lee
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Europe/Great Britain/Tudor & Elizabethan Era
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures
Category Full 3ART / History/Renaissance
ISBN-139781982127145
On Sale07/12/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A darkly humorous and spellbinding real-life detective story that chronicles one Mississippi man’s relentless search for an authentic, accurate portrait of William Shakespeare.
TitleThe Director
AuthorLetersky, Paul
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Law Enforcement
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3TRUE CRIME / Espionage
ISBN-139781982164713
On Sale07/12/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The first book ever written about FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover by a member of his personal staff—his former assistant, Paul Letersky—offers unprecedented, “clear-eyed and compelling” (Mark Olshaker, coauthor of Mindhunter) insight into an American legend.
TitleThe Island of Extraordinary Captives
AuthorParkin, Simon
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Holocaust
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
ISBN-139781982178529
On Sale07/19/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages448
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The remarkable untold story of a Jewish orphan who fled Nazi Germany for London, only to be arrested there by the British government and sent to an internment camp for suspected foreign agents on the Isle of Man, alongside a renowned group of refugee musicians, intellectuals, artists, and—possibly—genuine spies.
TitleGuardians of the Valley
AuthorKing, Dean
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781982144463
On Sale04/04/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages432
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The dramatic and uplifting story of legendary outdoorsman and conservationist John Muir’s journey to become the man who saved Yosemite—from the author of the bestselling Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival.
TitleMy Name is Selma
Authorvan de Perre, Selma
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Holocaust
Category Full 2HISTORY / Jewish
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
ISBN-139781982164683
On Sale08/16/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages224
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An international bestseller, this powerful memoir by a ninety-eight-year-old Jewish Resistance fighter and Holocaust survivor “shows us how to find hope in hopelessness and light in the darkness” (Edith Eger, author of The Choice and The Gift).