"...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..."
"...Dan Patrick is bullying Ft. Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner into relinquishing his position...."
"...“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..."
"...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..."
"...Dan Patrick is bullying Ft. Worth ISD Superintendent Kent Scribner into resigning after the school official approved guidelines that protect transgender students..."
"...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)..."
"...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..."
"...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..."
"...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...."
"...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..."
"...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..."
"...Scribner, 416 pp., $25..."
"...Scribner, $25 hard..."
"...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..."
"...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..."
"...Knopf's Random House. And this summer, Scribner will unveil Go Now, the novelistic debut from punk pioneer (and established poet) Hell...."
"...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..."
"..."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..."
"...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)..."
"...Gov. Dan Patrick's demand that FWISD Superintendent Kent Scribner step down or be fired because of his inclusive policy on transgender students...."