Spring 2021 Avid Reader Press Catalog
TitleMe to We
AuthorKielburger, Craig
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/General
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Volunteer Work
ISBN-139781982154578
On Sale01/05/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$16.99
CDN Price
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
The New York Times bestseller from the founders of WE Charity—a human rights organization that has lifted over 1 million people from poverty globally—Me to We is an uplifting and actionable guide for personal and social change and a call to action to helping others, featuring a new introduction by Academy Award­–winning actress and activist Natalie Portman.
TitleFight of the Century
Author
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/General
ISBN-139781501190414
On Sale01/19/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
The American Civil Liberties Union partners with award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman in this “forceful, beautifully written” (Associated Press) collection that brings together many of our greatest living writers, each contributing an original piece inspired by a historic ACLU case.
TitleSAM
AuthorWaldman, Jonathan
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1TECHNOLOGY / Robotics
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Construction/Masonry
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
ISBN-139781501140600
On Sale01/26/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A true story of innovation that “reads like a movie” (Seth Godin), centered on a scrappy team of engineers—far from the Silicon Valley limelight—and their quest to revolutionize the traditional trade of masonry by building a robot that can lay bricks.
TitleWe Need to Hang Out
AuthorBaker, Billy
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Friendship
Category Full 2HUMOR / Topic/Men, Women & Relationships
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
ISBN-139781982111083
On Sale01/26/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
It’s a lonely world out there. And it’s only getting lonelier. Meet the man who thinks he can change that.
TitleTrade Is Not a Four-Letter Word
AuthorHochberg, Fred P.
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations/Trade & Tariffs
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Globalization
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Commerce
ISBN-139781982127374
On Sale01/26/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
“A sprightly and clear-eyed testimonial to the value of globalization” (The Wall Street Journal) as seen through six surprising everyday goods—the taco salad, the Honda Odyssey, the banana, the iPhone, the college degree, and the blockbuster HBO series Game of Thrones.
TitleAuthor in Chief
AuthorFehrman, Craig
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/General
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
ISBN-139781476786582
On Sale02/16/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
“One of the best books on the American presidency to appear in recent years” (The Wall Street Journal) and based on a decade of research and reporting—a delightful new window into the public and private lives America’s presidents as authors.
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 StatusNYP
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.
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 StatusNYP
US Price$25
CDN Price$34
Pages208
Cover StatusFinal
“A knockout of a novel…we predict [Infinite Country] will be viewed as one of 2021’s best.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

“An exquisitely told story of family, war, and migration, this is a novel our increasingly divided country wants and needs to read.” —R.O. Kwon, Electric Literature

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 from The Millions, O, The Oprah Magazine, Elle, Electric Literature, Lit Hub, AARP, Refinery29, BuzzFeed, Autostraddle, SheReads, Alma, and more.

I often wonder if we are living the wrong life in the wrong country.
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 StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
The oldest cultures in the world have mastered the art of raising happy, well-adjusted children. What can we learn from them?
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 StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
From the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bad Religion, a “clever and stimulating” (The New York Times Book Review) portrait of how our turbulent age is defined by dark forces seemingly beyond our control.