Fall 2020 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Pub Month: October 2020
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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 Sale10/06/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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 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widely beloved and the freshly rediscovered, from soaring speeches and shrewd remarks to behind-the-scenes drafts and unpublished poetry, edited by Craig Fehrman, a rising young presidential scholar and the author of Author in Chief.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 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 StatusReady to Feed
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.
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
From the creators of the Call Me Ishmael dial-in craze that swept the country, a quirky and entertaining compilation of real-life messages about the books that have changed our lives—perfect for book lovers everywhere.
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.