Summer 2021 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Title Status: NYP
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TitleWhy We're Polarized
AuthorKlein, Ezra
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies/Conservatism & Liberalism
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/National
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/21st Century
ISBN-139781476700366
On Sale06/15/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
This New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller shows us that America’s political system isn’t broken. The truth is scarier: it’s working exactly as designed. In this “superbly researched” (The Washington Post) and timely book, journalist Ezra Klein reveals how that system is polarizing us—and how we are polarizing it—with disastrous results.
TitleThe Deadline Effect
AuthorCox, Christopher
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Skills
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Industrial & Organizational Psychology
ISBN-139781982132279
On Sale07/06/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
In the tradition of Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, Christopher Cox’s The Deadline Effect is a wise and counterintuitive book that explores the power of deadlines as uniquely effective tools of motivation and empowerment.
TitleFalling
AuthorNewman, T. J.
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Psychological
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Terrorism
ISBN-139781982177881
On Sale07/06/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$32.95
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
“Stunning and relentless. This is Jaws at 35,000 feet.” —Don Winslow
Falling is the best kind of thriller…Nonstop, totally authentic suspense.” —James Patterson
“Amazing...Intense suspense, shocks and scares...Chilling.” —Lee Child
“The perfect summer thriller. Relentlessly paced and unforgettable.” —Janet Evanovich
TitleKings County
AuthorGoodwillie, David
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / City Life
Category Full 3FICTION / Urban & Street Lit
ISBN-139781501192142
On Sale07/13/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
A Brooklyn love story, set to music: Kings County “crystallizes how it feels to be young and in love in New York City” (Stephanie Danler).
TitleThe Socrates Express
AuthorWeiner, Eric
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1PHILOSOPHY / Essays
Category Full 2PHILOSOPHY / Individual Philosophers
Category Full 3TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
ISBN-139781501129025
On Sale08/10/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
The New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss embarks on a rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history’s greatest thinkers and showing us how each—from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir—offers practical and spiritual lessons for today’s unsettled times.
TitleOut on a Limb
AuthorSullivan, Andrew
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / LGBTQ+
Category Full 3RELIGION / Religion, Politics & State
ISBN-139781501155895
On Sale08/10/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages576
Cover StatusFinal
Andrew Sullivan—youngest ever editor of The New Republic, founding editor of The Daily Dish, hailed as “one of the most influential journalists of the last three decades” by The New York Times—presents a collection of his most iconic and powerful essays of social and political commentary from The New Republic, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, New York magazine, and more.
TitleMystery
AuthorLehrer, Jonah
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1PSYCHOLOGY / Emotions
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
ISBN-139781501195877
On Sale08/17/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
Why does mystery create a mental itch that must be scratched? New York Times bestselling author Jonah Lehrer unlocks the secrets of mystery’s allure, putting together recent discoveries in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and anthropology and shining a new light on everything from the formulas of our favorite detective shows to the tricks of successful advertising campaigns and the calculated risks of the stock market.
TitleThe Changing World Order
AuthorDalio, Ray
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International/Economics & Trade
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics/Macroeconomics
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/21st Century
ISBN-139781982160272
On Sale11/16/21
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.