Spring 2022 Avid Reader Press Catalog
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TitleHunt, Gather, Parent
AuthorDoucleff, Michaeleen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting/General
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Children's Studies
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
ISBN-139781982149680
On Sale03/08/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
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
TitleHot Seat
AuthorImmelt, Jeff
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History
ISBN-139781982114787
On Sale02/08/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A fascinating and candid memoir about successful leadership from the former CEO of General Electric, named one of the “World’s Best CEOs” three times by Barron’s, and the hard-won lessons he learned from his experience leading GE immediately after 9/11, through the devastating 2008–09 financial crisis, and into an increasingly globalized world.
TitlePipe Dreams
AuthorWald, Chelsea
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Human Anatomy & Physiology
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues
Category Full 3TECHNOLOGY / Environmental/Waste Management
ISBN-139781982116224
On Sale03/22/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From an award-winning science journalist, a “deeply researched, entertaining, and impassioned exploration of sanitation” (Nature) and the future of the toilet—for fans of popular science bestsellers by Mary Roach.
TitleLeonora in the Morning Light
AuthorCarter, Michaela
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Historical/World War II
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Women
ISBN-139781982120528
On Sale04/05/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages416
Cover StatusReady to Feed
*One of Oprah Daily’s Most Anticipated Historical Fiction Novels That Will Sweep You Away*

“Michaela Carter’s training as a poet and painter shines through from the first page of this vivid, gorgeous novel based on the lives of Leonora Carrington and Max Ernst. Told with all the wild magic and mystery of the Surrealists themselves, Leonora in the Morning Light fearlessly illuminates the life and work of a formidable female artist.” —Whitney Scharer, bestselling author of The Age of Light

For fans of Amy Bloom’s White Houses and Colm Tóibín’s The Master, a “gorgeously written, meticulously researched” (Jillian Cantor, bestselling author of Half Life) novel about Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington and the art, drama, and romance that defined her coming-of-age during World War II.
TitleWe Need to Hang Out
AuthorBaker, Billy
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Friendship
Category Full 2HUMOR / Topic/Men, Women & Relationships
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
ISBN-139781982111106
On Sale01/25/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages224
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In this “entertaining mix of social science, memoir, and humor, as if a Daniel Goleman book were filtered through the lens of Will Ferrell” (The New York Times Book Review) a middle-aged man embarks on an entertaining and relatable quest to reprioritize his ties with his buddies and forge new friendships, all while balancing work, marriage, and kids.
TitleHolding Back The River
AuthorKelley, Tyler J.
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats/Rivers
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Environmental/Water Supply
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Midwest
ISBN-139781501187063
On Sale04/19/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A revelatory work of reporting on the men and women wrestling to harness and preserve America’s most vital natural resource: our rivers.