Spring 2023 Avid Reader Press Catalog
TitleThe Next Civil War
AuthorMarche, Stephen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/General
Category Full 2HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/General
ISBN-139781982123222
On Sale01/03/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“Should be required reading for anyone interested in preserving our 246-year experiment in self-government.” —The New York Times Book Review * “Well researched and eloquently presented.” —The Atlantic * “Delivers Cormac McCarthy-worthy drama; while the nonfictional asides imbue that drama with the authority of documentary.” —The New York Times Book Review

A celebrated journalist takes a fiercely divided America and imagines five chilling scenarios that lead to its collapse, based on in-depth interviews with experts of all kinds.
TitleThree Women
AuthorTaddeo, Lisa
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Sexuality
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
ISBN-139781668011713
On Sale01/10/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages336
Cover StatusNo Cover
*Now a limited series on Showtime—starring Shailene Woodley!*

“Staggeringly intimate...Groundbreaking.” —Entertainment Weekly
“A breathtaking and important book.” —Cheryl Strayed
“Extraordinary...A nonfiction literary masterpiece.” —Elizabeth Gilbert

#1 New York Times Bestseller and a Best Book of the Year by: The Washington Post * NPR * The Atlantic * New York Public Library * Vanity Fair * PBS * Time * Economist * Entertainment Weekly * Financial Times * Shelf Awareness * Guardian * Sunday Times * BBC * Esquire * Good Housekeeping * Elle * Real Simple * And more

A riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women “who are carnal, brave, and beautifully flawed” (People, Book of the Week), based on nearly a decade of reporting.
Title100,000 First Bosses
AuthorHaskell, Will
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/State
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process/Campaigns & Elections
ISBN-139781982164027
On Sale01/10/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
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—is “an inspiring and wise blueprint for how you can change the world...get engaged and fight for the future you want” (Tammy Duckworth).
TitleMouth to Mouth
AuthorWilson, Antoine
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Psychological
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
ISBN-139781982181819
On Sale01/17/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages208
Cover StatusReady to Feed
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2022
Longlisted for the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize (Canada)

A successful art dealer confesses the story of his meteoric rise in this “powerful, intoxicating, and shocking” (The New York Times) novel that’s a “slow burn à la Patricia Highsmith” (Oprah Daily). “You’ll struggle not to rip through in one sitting” (Vogue).
TitleThe Faraway World
AuthorEngel, Patricia
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Short Stories
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Hispanic & Latino
ISBN-139781982159528
On Sale01/24/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
From Patricia Engel, whose novel Infinite Country was a New York Times bestseller and a Reese’s Book Club pick, comes an exquisite collection of ten haunting, award-winning short stories set across the Americas and linked by themes of migration, sacrifice, and moral compromise.
TitleVladimir
AuthorJonas, Julia
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Family Life/Marriage & Divorce
Category Full 3FICTION / Feminist
ISBN-139781982187644
On Sale01/31/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“Delightful…cathartic, devious, and terrifically entertaining.” —The New York Times
“A deliciously dark fable of sex and power.” —Esquire
“Seductively subversive.” —USA TODAY

A provocative, razor-sharp, and timely debut novel about a woman whose husband is facing a slew of sexual misconduct allegations at the college where they both teach—a situation that becomes more complicated when she herself develops an obsession of her own...
TitleB.F.F.
AuthorTate, Christie
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Friendship
ISBN-139781668009420
On Sale02/07/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$34.99
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the author of Group, a New York Times bestseller and Reese’s Book Club Pick, comes a moving, heartwarming, and powerful memoir about Christie Tate’s lifelong struggle to sustain female friendship, and the friend who helps her find the human connection she seeks.
TitleThe Beauty of Dusk
AuthorBruni, Frank
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Aging
ISBN-139781982108588
On Sale02/07/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From New York Times columnist and bestselling author Frank Bruni comes “a book about vision loss that becomes testimony to human courage, a moving memoir that offers perspective, comfort, and hope” (Booklist, starred review).
TitleWatergate
AuthorGraff, Garrett M
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
ISBN-139781982139179
On Sale02/14/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$22
CDN Price$30
Pages832
Cover StatusReady to Feed
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “Do we need still another Watergate book? The answer turns out to be yes—this one.” —The Washington Post * “Dazzling.” —The New York Times Book Review

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Plane in the Sky, comes the first definitive narrative history of Watergate—“the best and fullest account of the crisis, one unlikely to be surpassed anytime soon” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)—exploring the full scope of the scandal through the politicians, investigators, journalists, and informants who made it the most influential political event of the modern era.
TitleMurder Your Employer
AuthorHolmes, Rupert
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Mystery & Detective/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Humorous/Black Humor
Category Full 3FICTION / Action & Adventure
ISBN-139781451648218
On Sale02/21/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages400
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the diabolical imagination of Edgar Award–winning novelist, playwright, and story-songwriter Rupert Holmes comes a devilish thriller with a killer concept: The McMasters Conservatory for the Applied Arts, a luxurious, clandestine college dedicated to the fine art of murder where earnest students study how best to “delete” their most deserving victim.