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RIP Eduardo Galeano

We are sad to hear of the recent passing of Eduardo Galeano.

Galeano, who died at the age of 74 in Montevideo on Monday, was the author of Open Veins of Latin America (1971) which Scribe published in Australia in 2009, as well as many other books. He was a committted socialist whose historical works condemning European and U.S … Read the rest  »


Just Mercy shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence

Congratulations to Bryan Stevenson, whose inspiring and passionate memoir Just Mercy has been shortlisted in the Nonfiction category of the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.

The awards were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the … Read the rest  »


Dead Wake debuts at #1

Dead Wake, by Erik Larson, has debuted as #1 on the New York Times non-fiction bestseller lists (in print, e-book, and combined print and e-book form), is an Amazon top-10 bestseller, and has garnered rave reviews in the US. As a result, we’ve released it immediately, instead of publishing it as we’d originally planned in late April.

Scribe acquires The Winterlings (Las Inviernas)

We have acquired World English rights (excluding the US and Canada) in Cristina Sanchez-Andrade’s acclaimed novel The Winterlings (Las Inviernas). The book has also been acquired in the US, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Brazil, and is reminiscent of the Spanish classics' oral tradition, in which the author combines fiction and … Read the rest  »


Scribe signs Briohny Doyle

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve signed Briohny Doyle’s first work, to be published in early 2017. Her book, which has the working title Adult Fantasy: my search for true maturity in an age of mortgages, marriages, and other adult milestones, is a lively and timely exploration of whether the current generation is … Read the rest  »

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Scribe is looking for a designer to join our small and dynamic team. The successful applicant will report to the Art Director, and work with the editorial, production, and marketing teams while being responsible for design and design administration across the whole list.

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Just Mercy wins Carla Cohen Literary Prize

Congratulations to Bryan Stevenson, whose book Just Mercy has won the Carla Cohen Literary Prize for nonfiction. The award was established last year by family and close friends of Carla Cohen, the beloved co-founder of Politics & Prose Bookstore, Washington, D.C., who died in 2010.

Just Mercy is a powerful, bold true story about t … Read the rest  »


Just Mercy wins NAACP Image Award

Congratulations to Bryan Stevenson, whose book Just Mercy has won the NAACP Image Award for Best Non-Fiction Literary Work.

Bryan Stevenson has been called ‘America’s Nelson Mandela’ by Desmond Tutu.Just Mercy is a powerful, bold true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix America’s broken … Read the rest  »