Summer 2020 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Title Status: NYP
  Clearclear filter         
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$18
CDN Price$25
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.