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 StatusFinal
“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.
TitlePoisoned
AuthorBenedict, Jeff
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues
Category Full 2HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health
Category Full 3MEDICAL / Health Policy
ISBN-139781982190170
On Sale01/10/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
NOW A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY

From Jeff Benedict, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Tiger Woods and The Dynasty, Poisoned chronicles the events surrounding the worst food-poisoning epidemic in US history: the deadly Jack in the Box E. coli infections in 1993.
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 StatusFinal
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 StatusFinal
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2022 * An NPR and Time Best Book of the Year * Longlisted for the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize (Canada) * Finalist for CALIBA’s 2022 Golden Poppy Awards

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).
TitlePoisoned
AuthorBenedict, Jeff
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues
Category Full 2HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health
Category Full 3MEDICAL / Health Policy
ISBN-139781668027677
On Sale01/19/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18.99
CDN Price
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
NOW A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY

From Jeff Benedict, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Tiger Woods and The Dynasty, Poisoned chronicles the events surrounding the worst food-poisoning epidemic in US history: the deadly Jack in the Box E. coli infections in 1993.
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$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
An NPR, Kirkus Reviews, Newsweek, New York Public Library, and Washington Post Best Book of the Year * “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 StatusFinal
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.
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 Sale02/07/23
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages336
Cover StatusNo Cover
NOW A SERIES ON SHOWTIME STARRING SHAILENE WOODLEY * BETTY GILPIN * DeWANDA WISE * GABRIELLE CREEVY * with BLAIR UNDERWOOD

“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.
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 StatusFinal
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).