Fall 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Imprint: Avid Reader Press
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TitleGroup
AuthorTate, Christie
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
Category Full 3FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Love & Romance
ISBN-139781982154615
On Sale10/20/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
The refreshingly original debut memoir of a guarded, over-achieving, self-lacerating young lawyer who reluctantly agrees to get psychologically and emotionally naked in a room of six complete strangers—her psychotherapy group—and in turn finds human connection, and herself.
TitleThe Changing World Order
AuthorDalio, Ray
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International/Economics
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics/Macroeconomics
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/21st Century
ISBN-139781982160272
On Sale11/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Principles and legendary investor Ray Dalio, who has spent half a century studying global markets, The Changing World Order examines history’s most turbulent economic and political periods to reveal why the times ahead will likely be radically different from those we’ve experienced in our lifetimes.
TitleThe Best Presidential Writing
Author
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/General
Category Full 3LITERARY CRITICISM / American/General
ISBN-139781476788531
On Sale10/13/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A must-have book for every serious library, The Best Presidential Writing is a richly varied treasury of presidential writings: an ideal mix of the widely beloved and the freshly rediscovered, from soaring speeches and shrewd remarks to behind-the-scenes drafts and unpublished poetry, edited by Craig Fehrman, a rising young presidential scholar and the author of Author in Chief.
TitleThe Call Me Ishmael Phone Book
AuthorSmalley, Logan
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Interviews
Category Full 3REFERENCE / Directories
ISBN-139781982140588
On Sale10/13/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages224
Cover StatusReady to Feed
For fans of My Ideal Bookshelf and Bibliophile, The Call Me Ishmael Phone Book is the perfect gift for book lovers everywhere: a quirky and entertaining interactive guide to reading, featuring voicemails, literary Easter eggs, checklists, and more, from the creators of the popular multimedia project.
TitleSingular Sensation
AuthorRiedel, Michael
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 2PERFORMING ARTS / Theater/Broadway & Musicals
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
ISBN-139781501166631
On Sale11/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A definitive and extraordinary account of recent Broadway history—spanning from the debut of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Sunset Boulevard to Disney’s The Lion King—told by Broadway’s most respected (and feared) commentator Michael Riedel.
TitleUncharted
AuthorHeffernan, Margaret
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Forecasting
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
ISBN-139781982112622
On Sale09/08/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
From former CEO and popular TED speaker Margaret Heffernan comes a timely and enlightening book that equips you with the tools you need to face the future with confidence and courage.
TitleThe Appointment
AuthorVolckmer, Katharina
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / LGBT/Transgender
Category Full 3FICTION / Jewish
ISBN-139781982150174
On Sale09/01/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$22
CDN Price$30
Pages144
Cover StatusFinal
For readers of Ottessa Moshfegh and Han Kang, a whip-smart, darkly funny, and subversive debut novel in which a woman on the verge of major change addresses her doctor in a stream of consciousness narrative.
TitleOnly Plane in the Sky
AuthorGraff, Garrett M
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/United States
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Terrorism
ISBN-139781501182211
On Sale09/08/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages528
Cover StatusFinal
Now with a new afterword, Garrett M. Graff's instant New York Times bestseller The Only Plane in the Sky, the comprehensive oral history of September 11, 2001 hailed as “history as its most immediate and moving” (Jon Meacham), “remarkable…a priceless civic gift” (The Wall Street Journal), and “incredibly evocative and compelling” (The Washington Post).
TitleThe Encyclopedia of New York
AuthorThe Editors of New York Magazine
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1REFERENCE / Curiosities & Wonders
Category Full 2REFERENCE / Encyclopedias
Category Full 3TRAVEL / United States/Northeast/Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)
ISBN-139781501166952
On Sale10/20/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The must-have guide to pop culture, history, and world-changing ideas that started in New York City, from the magazine at the center of it all.
TitleLife is Magic
AuthorDorenbos, Jon
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Inspiration & Personal Growth
ISBN-139781982101251
On Sale11/03/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages240
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An extraordinary and empowering story of resilience, forgiveness, and living a life of purpose in the face of unfathomable obstacles.