Summer 2021 Avid Reader Press Catalog
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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.