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Shane and Sara Scribner: 'A Place Beyond'
Married duo's new art exhibition at Wally Workman reviewed
DAILY Arts  July 22, 2014, by Wayne Alan Brenner
"...But note: This is no display of hyper-realism for its own sake. These vivid portraits of young women by the husband-and-wife team of Shane and Sara Scribner are on the borderland of fantasy, occupying some liminal state between the real and the imagined..."

Patrick Bullies School ISD Over Transgender Policy
Lt. Gov. calls for resignation of Ft. Worth superintendent
DAILY News  May 10, 2016, by Mary Tuma
"...Dan Patrick is bullying Ft. Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner into relinquishing his position...."

Editor Maxwell Perkins and author Thomas Wolfe collaborate in biopic
Film Review  June 24, 2016, by Kimberley Jones
"...“A writer like Tom, I get once in a lifetime,” the editor Maxwell Perkins (Firth) insists, by way of explaining why he must neglect his family to devote all his time to coaxing a book out of the passionate, logorrheic Thomas Wolfe (Law). Posterity has proven that statement shortsighted: While at Charles Scribner's Sons, Perkins also championed F..."

Oliver & Company
There's a lot right with this updated version of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, in which abandoned kitty Oliver (Lawrence) falls in with a streetwise band of canine pickpockets in Manhattan....
Film Review  November 18, 1988, by Marie Mahoney
"...Directed by: George Scribner. Starring: Joey Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin, Richard Mulligan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Dom Deluise, Taureen Blaque, Robert Loggia and Bette Midler..."

News Story  May 12, 2016
"...Dan Patrick is bullying Ft. Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner into resigning after the school official approved guidelines that protect transgender students..."

Bedside Manner: Evening Escape
Anne Harris thumbs through current bedtime reading
DAILY Books  June 25, 2012, by Anne Harris
"...This kind of reading is a light bedtime refreshment; mainly fiction from friends, or nonfiction that been laying around on another stack. From left to right, Megan Mayhew Bergman brings our connection to the natural world to her stories of human truths and contradictions with her first collection, Birds of a Lesser Paradise (2012, Scribner)..."

The Long, Hot Summer
Books to Spend Your Summer With
Books Story  June 5, 1998
"...Stewart darkly observed her family, the hotel, the guests, the staff, and the entire state of Virginia... she found that turmoil and disintegration were as usual predominating." So goes a signature line from Nancy Lemann's recent novel The Fiery Pantheon (Scribner, $22 hard), a slyly comic book in which damn near every character is craven, feckless, ignoble, tragic, hopeless, or doomed, and every empire on the verge of collapse..."

Dan Patrick: Ignore Obama's Transgender Policy
Parents of transgender students speak out against Patrick
DAILY News  May 31, 2016, by Mary Tuma
"...Worth ISD for its transgender inclusive policies – announced the next steps in his crusade against transgender rights. Patrick is requesting a legal opinion from fellow anti-LGBTQ state official Attorney General Ken Paxton to see if the ISD’s guidelines, which allow transgender students to use the restroom facility that corresponds to their gender identity, are illegal and whether or not Superintendent Kent Scribner had the authority to adopt the policy..."

Top 10 Creative Things I Lucked Into in 2014
In 2014, reality and fantasy battled it out in theatre and art that was equally exquisite and unnerving
Arts Story  December 31, 2014, by Wayne Alan Brenner
"...3) "SHANE AND SARA SCRIBNER: A PLACE BEYOND" (Wally Workman Gallery) We're still coveting everything the married duo of portrait painters displayed on the Workman walls, because the shadowy interzone of reality and fantasy has rarely been captured this exquisitely...."

Truth and Inconsequences
Chuck Klosterman on his life and his latest
Books Story  September 22, 2006, by Audra Schroeder
"...His first book, 2001's Fargo Rock City, chronicled his obsession with hair metal; subsequent books (2003's Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs and last year's Killing Yourself to Live) have expanded from metal to include a journey of rock star death sites and an in-depth dissection of The Real World's loose bowels. His latest, Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas (Scribner, $25), is a collection of odds and ends from Spin, Esquire, and The New York Times Magazine..."

Wrecking Crew: The Really Bad News Griffith Park Pirates
A love of baseball draws author and musician John Albert back after years of drug abuse and a few close calls with rock stardom
Books Review  August 12, 2005, by Mark Fagan
"...Scribner, 281 pp., $23 With the media attention lately focusing on Rafael Palmeiro's suspension for alleged steroid use and eccentric multimillionaire Manny Ramirez asking for a day off and to be traded from the reigning champs, it's easy to get distracted from the sheer beauty and slow drama that is the great game of baseball. The smell of the freshly shorn grass and the sweet sound of ball striking bat are all it takes to bring back fond memories of days spent playing Little League and scarfing down postgame pizza and Cokes..."

Book Reviews
Jordan Smith reviews Adrian Nicole LeBlanc's Random Family.
Books Story  March 14, 2003, by Jordan Smith
"...Scribner, 416 pp., $25..."

Country of Exiles?
Country of Exiles: The Destruction of Place in American Life
Books Review  July 8, 1999
"...Scribner, $25 hard..."

Author by Author
Notable Folks in Their Own Write
Books Story  May 1, 1998
"...John Douglas, retired FBI profiler and co-author of Obsession : The FBI's Legendary Profiler Probes the Psyches of Killers, Rapists, and Stalkers and Their Victims and Tells How to Fight Back (Scribner, $26 hard), sees his current job as "educating the public and the police about the obsessive sexual predators who dwell among us." The public is learning, becoming more aware through media depictions such as The Silence of the Lambs and this year's television show, Profiler, which all have some basis from Douglas. He plumbs the minds and motives of those who commit these terrifying and seemingly inexplicable offenses..."

In Person
Books Story  March 27, 1998
"...During the five years she's lived in Austin, Ms. Waxman's short stories have earned her places in several anthologies and periodicals, most recently the second volume of the acclaimed Scribner's Best of the Fiction Workshops 1998..."

Rock, They Wrote
Writing From Both Sides of the Musical Fence
Books Story  June 21, 1996
"...Knopf's Random House. And this summer, Scribner will unveil Go Now, the novelistic debut from punk pioneer (and established poet) Hell...."

Top Books of 2018 That Make the Past Present
Whether in biography, graphic novel, crime fiction, or retold Greek myths, these books brought history to life
Arts Story  December 27, 2018, by Jesse Sublett
"...The Mars Room (Scribner) Rachel Kush­ner is one hell of a writer. This novel is nominally about women in prison, but it could have been about men in prison, or unwanted dogs and cats – any kind of living being that seems to have been born to make mistakes and suffer punishments that bear no relation to any sane notion of justice..."

Albert Race Sample Relives Texas Prison Life in Racehoss
Surviving 17 years on a prison farm
Books Review  July 19, 2018, by Elizabeth Banicki
"..."After a lengthy ordeal, he rolled Bull's gritty prick up to the bars. While the healers bent down to scrutinize the seven- or eight-inch piece of meat, Forty leaned on his broom and looked off into the distance, totally unconcerned." Racehoss: Big Emma’s Boyby Albert Race Sample Scribner, 416 pp., $30..."

Beside Manner: Facing Grief
Using literature to move past tragedy
DAILY Arts  June 21, 2016, by Annamarya Scaccia
"...Book I'm Currently Reading:On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and David Kessler (Scribner, 272 pp., $16)..."

Quote of the Week
News Column  June 2, 2016
"...Gov. Dan Patrick's demand that FWISD Superintendent Kent Scribner step down or be fired because of his inclusive policy on transgender students...."

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