Fall 2020 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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TitleThe Dynasty
AuthorBenedict, Jeff
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Football
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
ISBN-139781982134105
On Sale09/01/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages592
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Tiger Woods comes the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots—the greatest sports dynasty of the 21st century.
TitleAbout Face
AuthorHackworth, David H.
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/United States
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
ISBN-139781982144043
On Sale09/29/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages912
Cover StatusFinal
Called “everything a war memoir could possibly be” by The New York Times, this all-time classic of the military memoir genre now includes a new forward from bestselling author and retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink.
TitleThe Dynasty
AuthorBenedict, Jeff
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Football
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
ISBN-139781982171254
On Sale10/01/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price
Pages592
Cover StatusFinal
From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Tiger Woods comes the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots—the greatest sports dynasty of the 21st century.
TitleThe Second Life of Tiger Woods
AuthorBamberger, Michael
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Golf
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
ISBN-139781982167721
On Sale10/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
“Fascinating...[Bamberger] knows the world of professional golf, and the pressures it exacts, like few others.” —The Wall Street Journal

It’s one of the greatest comebacks of all time. And for Tiger Woods—his game, his body, and his life in shambles—getting back to the winner’s circle was only half the story. Here’s the rest of it.
TitleThe Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini
AuthorPosnanski, Joe
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Magic
ISBN-139781501137242
On Sale10/13/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
Joe Posnanski enters the colorful world of Harry Houdini and his legions of devoted fans to explore the illusionist’s impact on global culture—and why his legacy endures to this day.
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 Sale10/27/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
One of People Magazine’s Ten Best Books of Fall 2020 (“Hilarious and engrossing.”)

A Time Magazine Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2020 (“Christie Tate...[writes] with fearless candor and vulnerability.”)

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.
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 StatusFinal
“Jon Dorenbos is a magical person. Life Is Magic shows how we can all choose happiness in the face of overwhelming odds.” —Ellen DeGeneres

An extraordinary and empowering story of resilience, forgiveness, and living a life of purpose in the face of unfathomable obstacles.
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 StatusFinal
The extraordinary story of a transformative decade on Broadway, featuring gripping behind-the-scenes accounts of shows such as Rent, Angels in America, Chicago, The Lion King, and The Producers—shows that changed the history of the American theater.

TitleThe Moth and the Mountain
AuthorCaesar, Ed
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
Category Full 3HISTORY / Military/World War I
ISBN-139781501143373
On Sale11/17/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
From New Yorker writer Ed Caesar, The Moth and the Mountain is a sweeping true story about one man’s attempt to salve the wounds of war and save his own soul through an audacious adventure: flying his biplane five thousand miles across the world and attempting to become the first person to summit Mt. Everest.