Spring 2022 Avid Reader Press Catalog
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TitleMaking Numbers Count
AuthorHeath, Chip
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication/Meetings & Presentations
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Skills
Category Full 3LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Writing/Business Aspects
ISBN-139781982165444
On Sale01/11/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$24
CDN Price$29.99
Pages208
Cover StatusFinal
A clear, practical, first-of-its-kind guide to communicating and understanding numbers and data—from bestselling business author Chip Heath.
TitleWatergate
AuthorGraff, Garrett M
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
ISBN-139781982139162
On Sale02/15/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages448
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Plane in the Sky, the first definitive narrative history of Watergate, exploring the full scope of the scandal through the politicians, investigators, journalists, and informants who made it the most influential political event of our modern era.
TitleEasy Beauty
AuthorCooper Jones, ChloƩ
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / People with Disabilities
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Ethics
ISBN-139781982151997
On Sale04/05/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages288
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From Pulitzer Prize–nominated, Whiting Award­–winning writer and philosophy professor Chloé Cooper Jones, a groundbreaking memoir about disability, motherhood, and a journey to far-flung places in search of a new way of seeing and being seen.
TitleTake Up Space
AuthorMiller, Lisa
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/Hispanic & Latino
ISBN-139781501166976
On Sale02/01/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages400
Cover StatusNo Cover
An engaging, all-encompassing biography of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the bestselling tradition of Notorious RBG and Pelosi that explores her explosive rise and impact on the future of American culture and politics.
TitleThe Beauty of Dusk
AuthorBruni, Frank
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Aging
ISBN-139781982108571
On Sale03/01/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From New York Times columnist and bestselling author Frank Bruni comes a wise and moving memoir about aging, affliction, and optimism after partially losing his eyesight.
TitleVladimir
AuthorJonas, Julia
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Family Life/Marriage & Divorce
Category Full 3FICTION / Feminist
ISBN-139781982187637
On Sale02/01/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$34
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A provocative, razor-sharp, and timely debut novel about a beloved English professor facing a slew of accusations against her professor husband by former students—a situation that becomes more complicated when she herself develops an obsession of her own...
TitleTasha
AuthorMorton, Brian
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Eldercare
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Jewish
ISBN-139781982178932
On Sale04/12/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages224
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In the spirit of Fierce Attachments, Bettyville, and The End of Your Life Book Club, acclaimed novelist Brian Morton delivers a moving, darkly funny memoir of his mother’s vibrant life and the many ways in which their tight, tumultuous relationship was refashioned in her twilight years.
TitleThe Next Civil War
AuthorMarche, Stephen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/General
Category Full 2HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/General
ISBN-139781982123215
On Sale01/04/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
Ezra Klein’s Why We’re Polarized meets Alan Weisman’s The World Without Us in this deeply researched work of speculative nonfiction that takes a fiercely divided America and imagines five chilling scenarios that lead to its collapse, based on in-depth interviews with a range of experts—published on the first anniversary of the January 6 Capitol insurrection.
TitleThe Fight to Save the Town
AuthorWilde Anderson, Michelle
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Local
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
ISBN-139781501195983
On Sale04/26/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A sweeping and authoritative study of wealth inequality and the dismantling of local government in four working-class cities across the US that passionately argues for reinvestment in people-centered leadership.
Title100,000 First Bosses
AuthorHaskell, Will
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/State
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process/Campaigns & Elections
ISBN-139781982164010
On Sale01/18/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages240
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The underdog story of Will Haskell, who became a Democratic state Senator in 2018 at age twenty-two—taking on an incumbent who had been undefeated for Haskell’s entire life and earning an endorsement from President Obama—and is determined to pave the way for his peers to transform government from the bottom up.