Summer 2020 Avid Reader Press Catalog
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TitleCountdown 1945
AuthorWallace, Chris
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 3HISTORY / Asia/Japan
ISBN-139781982143343
On Sale06/09/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
From Chris Wallace, the veteran journalist and anchor of Fox News Sunday, comes an electrifying behind-the-scenes account of the 116 days leading up to the American attack on Hiroshima.
TitleThree Women
AuthorTaddeo, Lisa
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Sexuality (see also PSYCHOLOGY/Human Sexuality)
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
ISBN-139781451642308
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$19.99
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
The instant #1 New York Times bestseller and one of the most talked-about books of the year, Lisa Taddeo’s Three Women is “the most in-depth look at the female sex drive that’s been published in decades” (New York) and a “groundbreaking...breathtaking…staggeringly intimate” (Entertainment Weekly) look at the sex lives of three real American women—based on nearly a decade of reporting.
TitleLady Romeo
AuthorWojczuk, Tana
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 3DRAMA / Shakespeare
ISBN-139781501199523
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
For fans of Book of Ages and American Eve, this illuminating and enthralling biography of 19th-century queer actress Charlotte Cushman portrays her radical lifestyle that riveted New York City and made headlines across America.
TitleFilthy Beasts
AuthorHamill, Kirkland
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology/Addiction
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
ISBN-139781982122768
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
Running with Scissors meets Grey Gardens in this gripping, true riches-to-rags tale of a wealthy family who lost it all and the unforgettable journey of a man coming to terms with his family’s deep flaws and his own long-buried truths.
TitleKings County
AuthorGoodwillie, David
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / City Life
Category Full 3FICTION / Urban
ISBN-139781501192135
On Sale07/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages432
Cover StatusFinal
“Goodwillie captures the rapturous soul of a bygone Brooklyn: the songs, the sex, the bars, the youth! And then the churn of relentless change, the broken hearts, the crushing realities. But it is the searing burn of discovery that makes Kings County a true and continual delight.” —Joshua Ferris, author of Then We Came to the End
TitleCivilized to Death
AuthorRyan, Christopher
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Civilization
Category Full 2NATURE / Natural Resources
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Human Anatomy & Physiology
ISBN-139781451659115
On Sale08/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
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—in this “engaging, extensively documented, well-organized, and thought-provoking” (Booklist) book.
TitleThe Socrates Express
AuthorWeiner, Eric
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1PHILOSOPHY / Essays
Category Full 2PHILOSOPHY / Individual Philosophers
Category Full 3TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
ISBN-139781501129018
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
The New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss embarks on a rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history’s greatest thinkers and showing us how each—from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir—offers practical and spiritual lessons for today’s unsettled times.