Spring 2021 Avid Reader Press Catalog
TitleHolding Back The River
AuthorKelley, Tyler J.
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats/Rivers
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Environmental/Water Supply
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Midwest
ISBN-139781501187049
On Sale04/20/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
A revelatory work of reporting on the men and women wrestling to harness and preserve America’s most vital natural resource: our rivers.
TitlePharma
AuthorPosner, Gerald
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries/Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues
ISBN-139781501152030
On Sale04/13/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$22
CDN Price$30
Pages816
Cover StatusFinal
Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Gerald Posner reveals the heroes and villains of the trillion-dollar-a-year pharmaceutical industry and delivers “a withering and encyclopedic indictment of a drug industry that often seems to prioritize profits over patients (The New York Times Book Review).
TitlePerfect Tunes
AuthorGould, Emily
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781501197505
On Sale04/13/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
“An intoxicating blend of music, love, and family from one of the essential writers of the internet generation” (Stephanie Danler).
TitlePipe Dreams
AuthorWald, Chelsea
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Human Anatomy & Physiology
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues
Category Full 3TECHNOLOGY / Environmental/Waste Management
ISBN-139781982116217
On Sale04/06/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From an award-winning science journalist, a lively, informative, and humorous deep dive into the future of the toilet—from creative uses for harvested “biosolids,” to the bold engineers dedicated to bringing safe sanitation to the billions of people worldwide living without—for fans of popular science bestsellers by Mary Roach.
TitleLeonora in the Morning Light
AuthorCarter, Michaela
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Historical/World War II
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Women
ISBN-139781982120511
On Sale04/06/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
One of O, The Oprah Magazine’s “Most Anticipated Historical Fiction Novels That Will Sweep You Away” and LitHub’s “Most Anticipated Books of 2021.”

For fans of Amy Bloom’s White Houses and Colm Tóibín’s The Master, a page-turning novel about Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington and the art, drama, and romance that defined her coming-of-age during World War II.
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-139781982122843
On Sale03/23/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
Written by a New York Times bestselling author and reporter who “knows the world of professional golf…like few others” (The Wall Street Journal) comes “the most insightful and evenhanded book written yet about one of the signature athletes of the last twenty-five years” (Booklist, starred review) detailing Tiger Woods’s remarkable comeback and his journey back into winner’s circle.
TitleThe Decadent Society
AuthorDouthat, Ross
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/National
Category Full 2HISTORY / Modern/21st Century
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies
ISBN-139781476785257
On Sale03/16/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
From the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bad Religion, a powerful portrait of how our wealthy, successful society has passed into an age of gridlock, stalemate, public failure and private despair.
TitleHunt, Gather, Parent
AuthorDoucleff, Michaeleen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting/General
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Children's Studies
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
ISBN-139781982149673
On Sale03/02/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The oldest cultures in the world have mastered the art of raising happy, well-adjusted children. What can we learn from them?

Hunt, Gather, Parent is full of smart ideas that I immediately wanted to force on my own kids.” —Pamela Druckerman, The New York Times Book Review
TitleInfinite Country
AuthorEngel, Patricia
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Family Life/Marriage & Divorce
Category Full 3FICTION / Hispanic & Latino
ISBN-139781982159467
On Sale03/02/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$25
CDN Price$34
Pages208
Cover StatusFinal
A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK AND INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A knockout of a novel…we predict [Infinite Country] will be viewed as one of 2021’s best.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 from Esquire, O, The Oprah Magazine, Elle, GMA, New York Post, Ms. Magazine, The Millions, Electric Literature, LitHub, AARP, Refinery29, BuzzFeed, Autostraddle, She Reads, Alma, and more.

I often wonder if we are living the wrong life in the wrong country.
TitleHot Seat
AuthorImmelt, Jeff
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History
ISBN-139781982114718
On Sale02/23/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A memoir of successful leadership in times of crisis: the former CEO of General Electric, named one of the “World’s Best CEOs” three times by Barron’s, shares the hard-won lessons he learned from his experience leading GE immediately after 9/11, through the economic devastation of the 2008–09 financial crisis, and into an increasingly globalized world.