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The Newcomers

Scribner | November 14, 2017 | 416 pages
From an award-winning, “meticulously observant” (The New Yorker) writer comes a powerful and moving account of how refugee teenagers at a Denver public high school learn English and become Americans. The Newcomers follows the lives of twenty-two immigrant teenagers throughout the course of the... More Info

The Odyssey of Echo Company

Scribner | May 9, 2017 | 416 pages
A powerful work of literary military history from the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm’s Way and Horse Soldiers—the harrowing and redemptive account of an American army platoon fighting for survival during the Vietnam War. On a single night, January 31, 1968, some 100,000 soldiers... More Info

Tender is the Night

Scribner | July 1, 1995 | 320 pages
Professor:  Prof. Dana Dragunoiu
Course Codes:  FYSM 1004B
Semester:  Fall-2017
Published in 1934, Tender Is the Night was one of the most talked-about books of the year. "It's amazing how excellent much of it is," Ernest Hemingway said to Maxwell Perkins. "I will say now," John O'Hara wrote Fitzgerald, "Tender Is the Night is in the early stages of being my favorite book,... More Info
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The Choice

Scribner | September 5, 2017 | 288 pages
A powerful, moving memoir—and a practical guide to healing—written by Dr. Edith Eger, an eminent psychologist whose own experiences as a Holocaust survivor help her treat patients and allow them to escape the prisons of their own minds. Edith Eger was sixteen years old when the Nazis came to... More Info
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Sing, Unburied, Sing

Scribner | September 5, 2017 | 288 pages
A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award–winner Jesmyn Ward. In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award–winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison... More Info
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Raising Human Beings

Scribner | August 15, 2017 | 320 pages
Renowned child psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of Lost at School and The Explosive Child explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence. Parents have an important task: figure out who their child... More Info
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Mrs. Fletcher

Scribner | August 1, 2017 | 320 pages
From one of the most popular and bestselling authors of our time, a penetrating and hilarious new novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America’s culture wars. Eve Fletcher is trying to figure out what comes next. A forty-six-year-old divorcee whose beloved only child has just... More Info
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A Flag Worth Dying For

Scribner | July 4, 2017 | 288 pages
Combining keen analysis of current events with world history, Tim Marshall, author of the New York Times bestseller Prisoners of Geography, “one of the best books on geopolitics you could imagine,” (The Evening Standard), explains flags and their symbols—how their power is used to unite and... More Info
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The Graybar Hotel

Scribner | July 4, 2017 | 224 pages
In this stunning debut collection, Curtis Dawkins, an MFA graduate and convicted murderer serving life without parole, takes us inside the worlds of prison and prisoners with stories that dazzle with their humor and insight, even as they describe a harsh and barren existence. In Curtis Dawkins’s... More Info
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The Fire This Time

Scribner | June 20, 2017 | 256 pages
A surprise New York Times bestseller, these groundbreaking essays and poems about race—collected by National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward and written by the most important voices of her generation—are “thoughtful, searing, and at times, hopeful. The Fire This Time is vivid proof that words... More Info

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore

Scribner | June 13, 2017 | 352 pages
When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind in this fiendishly clever debut novel from an award-winning short story writer. Lydia Smith lives her life hiding in plain sight. A clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, she keeps a meticulously... More Info
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Trying to Float

Scribner | June 13, 2017 | 272 pages
“Hysterically droll, touching, elegant, and wise—a coming-of-age story from someone who possibly came of age before her parents” (Patricia Marx, New Yorker writer and bestselling author), Trying to Float is a seventeen-year-old’s darkly funny, warmhearted memoir about growing up in New York... More Info
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Impatient Foodie

Scribner | June 6, 2017 | 288 pages
Sustainable and conscious eating made simple, fun, and delicious—the founder of Impatient Foodie shows how the “slow food” movement doesn’t have to be slow with these inspired meals perfect for everyone. Elettra Wiedemann didn’t set out to be a foodie. At twenty-eight, with a burgeoning... More Info
$27.00

Far and Away

Scribner | April 18, 2017 |
From the winner of the National Book Award and the National Books Critics’ Circle Award—and one of the most original thinkers of our time—“Andrew Solomon’s magisterial Far and Away collects a quarter-century of soul-shaking essays” (Vanity Fair). Far and Away chronicles Andrew... More Info
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Zero K

Scribner | May 16, 2017 | 288 pages
A New York Times bestseller, “DeLillo’s haunting new novel, Zero K—his most persuasive since his astonishing 1997 masterpiece, Underworld” (The New York Times), is a meditation on death and an embrace of life. Jeffrey Lockhart’s father, Ross, is a billionaire in his sixties, with a... More Info

Stand Facing the Stove

Scribner | May 6, 2003 | 496 pages
In 1931, Irma S. Rombauer, a recent widow, took her life savings and self-published a cookbook that she hoped might support her family. Little did she know that her book would go on to become America's most beloved cooking companion. Thus was born the bestselling Joy of Cooking, and with it, a... More Info
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My Soul Looks Back

Scribner | May 9, 2017 | 288 pages
In this captivating new memoir, award-winning writer Jessica B. Harris recalls a lost era—the vibrant New York City of her youth, where her social circle included Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, and other members of the Black intelligentsia. In the Technicolor glow of the early seventies, Jessica B.... More Info
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Available

Scribner | May 9, 2017 | 288 pages
From “the most entertaining chronicler of nice guy romance since Nick Hornby” (A.J. Jacobs), a memoir about an unexpected break-up, one self-imposed year of being single, and how a “nice guy” survived dating in the twenty-first century. Matteson Perry is a Nice Guy. He remembers birthdays,... More Info
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The Gene

Scribner | May 16, 2017 | 608 pages
The #1 New York Times bestseller from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a fascinating history of the gene and “a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingeniously picked apart what makes us tick” (Elle). “Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee dazzled... More Info
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Three Minutes to Doomsday

Scribner | April 18, 2017 | 352 pages
This edge-of-your-seat memoir from former FBI agent Joe Navarro reveals the shocking, inside details of how he spearheaded a 1980s investigation into a colossal espionage breach that would have left the US defenseless in a Soviet attack. In 1988 FBI Agent Joe Navarro divides his time among SWAT... More Info
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The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts

Scribner | April 11, 2017 | 256 pages
“A haunted, haunting examination of mental illness and murder in a more or less ordinary American city…Mature and thoughtful…A Helter Skelter for our time, though without a hint of sensationalism—unsettling in the extreme but written with confidence and deep empathy” (Kirkus Reviews,... More Info

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Scribner | March 21, 2017 | 384 pages
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One of the Boys

Scribner | March 14, 2017 | 176 pages
A riveting and emotionally harrowing debut about two young brothers and their physically and psychologically abusive father—One of the Boys is 176 perfect, stunning pages by a major new talent. The three of them—a twelve-year-old boy, his older brother, their father—have won the war: the... More Info

Work Like Any Other

Scribner | March 14, 2017 | 272 pages
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE In this “inventive, beautiful, and deceptively morally complex novel” (The Miami Herald), a prideful electrician in 1920s rural Alabama struggles to overcome past sins, find peace, and rescue his marriage after being sent to prison for manslaughter. Roscoe T... More Info

Poems in the Manner Of

Scribner | March 7, 2017 | 160 pages
Poems in the Manner Of is an illuminating journey through centuries of writers who continue to influence new work today, including that of respected poet and series editor of The Best American Poetry David Lehman. “Very few writers can actually shape how you see the world. David Lehman is such a... More Info

The Girl Behind the Door

Scribner | February 7, 2017 | 224 pages
“A moving and riveting memoir about one family’s love and tragedy…beautifully researched, and expressed” (Anne Lamott). Early one Tuesday morning John Brooks went to his teenage daughter’s room. Casey was gone, but she had left a note: The car is parked at the Golden Gate Bridge. I’m... More Info

Attending

Scribner | January 24, 2017 | 304 pages
The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most—safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care—from the foremost expert in the field. As a third-year Harvard Medical student... More Info

How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen

Scribner | January 10, 2017 | 432 pages
A must-have resource for anyone who lives or works with young kids, with an introduction by Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the international mega-bestseller The Boston Globe dubbed “The Parenting Bible.” For over thirty-five years,... More Info

Selection Day

Scribner | January 3, 2017 | 304 pages
From Aravind Adiga, the bestselling, Booker Prize­–winning author of The White Tiger, a dazzling new novel about two brothers in a Mumbai slum who are raised by their obsessive father to become cricket stars, and whose coming of age threatens their relationship, future, and sense of themselves.... More Info

Writing to Save a Life

Scribner | November 15, 2016 | 208 pages
An award–winning writer traces the life of the father of iconic Civil Rights martyr Emmett Till—a man who was executed by the Army ten years before Emmett’s murder. An evocative and personal exploration of individual and collective memory in America by one of the most formidable Black... More Info

Rethink

Scribner | November 15, 2016 | 352 pages
A brilliant and groundbreaking argument that innovation and progress are often achieved by revisiting and retooling ideas from the past rather than starting from scratch—from The Guardian columnist and contributor to The Atlantic. Innovation is not always as innovative as it may seem. This is the... More Info
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Innocents and Others

Scribner | November 15, 2016 | 288 pages
From Dana Spiotta, the author of Eat the Document and Stone Arabia, “A brilliant novel…about female friendship, the limits of love and work, and costs of claiming your right to celebrate your triumphs and own your mistakes” (Elle). Innocents and Others is about two women who grow up in LA in... More Info

Reporting Always

Scribner | November 1, 2016 | 368 pages
From the inimitable New Yorker journalist Lillian Ross—“a collection of her most luminous New Yorker pieces” (Entertainment Weekly, grade: A). A staff writer for The New Yorker since 1945, Lillian Ross is one of the few journalists who worked for both the magazine’s founding editor, Harold... More Info

The Garden of Eden

Scribner | September 6, 1995 | 256 pages
A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in 1961. Set on the Côte d'Azur in the 1920s, it is the story of a young American writer, David Bourne, his glamorous... More Info

All These Things That I've Done

Scribner | September 27, 2016 | 288 pages
“The most trusted opinion in rock music” (Billy Corgan, The Smashing Pumpkins), Matt Pinfield offers the ultimate music fan’s memoir, a chronicle of the songs and artists that inspired his improbable career alongside some of the all-time greats, from The Beatles to KISS to U2 to The Killers.... More Info

The Fire This Time

Scribner Book Company | August 2, 2016 | 288 pages
National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin s 1963 examination of race in America," The Fire Next Time," as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time.  More Info

My Father Before Me

Scribner | June 28, 2016 | 320 pages
"The fifth of eight children, Chris Forhan was born into a family of silence. His mother and father often sat in the same room but exchanged no words. He and his siblings learned, without being told, that certain thoughts and feelings were not to be shared. On the evenings his father didn't come... More Info

Intimacy Idiot

Scribner Book Company | June 14, 2016 | 256 pages
The author uses sketches, vignettes, lists, and diaries to describe his life as a single gay man in New York, from his childhood to his many messy relationships.  More Info

The Gene

Scribner | May 17, 2016 | 592 pages
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: What becomes of being human when we learn to “read” and “write” our own genetic information? The extraordinary... More Info

Deliciously Ella Every Day

Scribner | April 12, 2016 | 256 pages
Delicious plant-based, gluten-free recipes and lifestyle tips for packed lunches, snacks, and simple meals that are easy and accessible to everyone—from the author of the international bestseller Deliciously Ella. It’s easy to be healthy until you get hungry. Making healthy eating sustainable... More Info

The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts

Scribner | April 5, 2016 | 256 pages
In Cold Blood meets Adrian Nicole LeBlanc’s Random Family: A harrowing, profoundly personal investigation of the causes, effects, and communal toll of a deeply troubling crime—the brutal murder of three young children by their parents in the border city of Brownsville, Texas. On March 11, 2003,... More Info

The Children's Crusade

Scribner | April 5, 2016 | 448 pages
From New York Times bestselling, award-winning author Ann Packer, a “tour de force family drama” (Elle) that explores the secrets and desires, the remnant wounds and saving graces of one California family, over the course of five decades. Bill Blair finds the land by accident, three wooded... More Info

Intro to Alien Invasion

Scribner | September 15, 2015 | 224 pages
In this wildly entertaining collaboration, novelists Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier team up with illustrator Nancy Ahn to present a wickedly funny graphic novel about an alien invasion on a college campus. Stacey, a brilliant, overachieving astrobiology major at Fenton College, had planned on just... More Info

The Orpheus Clock

Scribner | August 25, 2015 | 368 pages
The passionate, gripping, true story of one man’s single-minded quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family, their beloved art collection, and to restore their legacy. Simon Goodman’s grandparents came from German-Jewish banking dynasties and perished in concentration camps. And... More Info

Almost Famous Women

Scribner | July 14, 2015 | 256 pages
From a prizewinning, beloved young author, a provocative collection that explores the lives of colorful, intrepid women in history. “These stories linger in one’s memory long after reading them” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis). The fascinating characters in Megan Mayhew Bergman’s “collection... More Info

Green Hills of Africa

Scribner | July 21, 2015 | 304 pages
The most intimate and elaborately enhanced addition to the Hemingway Library series: Hemingway’s memoir of his safari across the Serengeti—presented with archival material from the Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Library, and with the never-before-published safari journal of... More Info

The Sunken Cathedral

Scribner | June 9, 2015 | 224 pages
From the National Book Award nominee and author of the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling A Short History of Women, a deeply moving, “lyrical, ominous, and unexpectedly funny” (Tom Perrotta, author of The Leftovers) novel that follows a cast of characters as they negotiate one of... More Info

The Opposite of Loneliness

Scribner | April 14, 2015 | 256 pages
The instant New York Times bestseller and publishing phenomenon: Marina Keegan’s posthumous collection of award-winning essays and stories “sparkles with talent, humanity, and youth” (O, The Oprah Magazine). Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale... More Info

The Children's Crusade

Scribner | April 7, 2015 | 448 pages
From the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of The Dive From Clausen’s Pier, a sweeping, masterful new novel that explores the secrets and desires, the remnant wounds and saving graces of one California family, over the course of five decades. Bill Blair finds the land by accident,... More Info

AsapSCIENCE

Scribner | March 17, 2015 | 256 pages
From the creators of the wildly popular and seriously scientific YouTube channel, AsapSCIENCE, comes entertaining, irreverent, and totally accessible answers to the questions you never got to ask in science class. Why do we get hung over? What would happen if you stopped sleeping? Is binge-watching... More Info

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