Fall 2020 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Category: History
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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).
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 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
Pages512
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A sweeping, groundbreaking, and comprehensive treasury of the most essential presidential writings, featuring a richly varied mix of the beloved and the little-known, from stirring speeches and shrewd remarks to behind-the-scenes drafts and unpublished autobiographies.
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.
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 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 StatusReady to Feed
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.