Fall 2019 Avid Reader Press Catalog
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TitleThe Only Plane in the Sky
AuthorGraff, Garrett M
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/United States
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Terrorism
ISBN-139781501182204
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages512
Cover StatusFinal
“This is history at its most immediate and moving….A marvelous and memorable book.” —Jon Meacham

“Had me turning each page with my heart in my throat…There’s been a lot written about 9/11, but nothing like this. I urge you to read it.” —Katie Couric

The Only Plane in the Sky is a stunning and important work—chilling, heartbreaking—and I cannot stop thinking about it.” —Anderson Cooper

“Readers who emerge dry-eyed from the text should check their pulses: Something is wrong with their hearts.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

The first comprehensive oral history of September 11, 2001—a panoramic narrative woven from the voices of Americans on the front lines of an unprecedented national trauma
TitleWhat It Takes
AuthorSchwarzman, Stephen A.
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance/Wealth Management
ISBN-139781501158148
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
From Blackstone chairman, CEO, and co-founder Stephen A. Schwarzman, a long-awaited book that uses impactful episodes from Schwarzman's life to show readers how to build, transform, and lead thriving organizations. Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, philanthropist, executive, or simply someone looking for ways to maximize your potential, the same lessons apply.
TitleCivilized to Death
AuthorRyan, Christopher
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
Category Full 2NATURE / Natural Resources
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Human Anatomy & Physiology
ISBN-139781451659108
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
The New York Times bestselling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live: how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die.
TitleThe Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini
AuthorPosnanski, Joe
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Magic
ISBN-139781501137235
On Sale10/22/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Posnanski enters the world of Harry Houdini and his legions of devoted fans in an immersive, entertaining, and magical work on the illusionist’s impact on American culture—and why his legacy endures to this day.
TitleLife is Magic
AuthorDorenbos, Jon
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Inspiration & Personal Growth
ISBN-139781982101244
On Sale11/05/19
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
An extraordinary and empowering story of resilience, forgiveness, and living a life of purpose in the face of unfathomable obstacles.