Spring 2020 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Category: History
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TitleFight of the Century
Author
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/General
ISBN-139781501190407
On Sale01/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
A unique collaboration between the American Civil Liberties Union and authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, Fight of the Century features original essays by the most influential writers at work today—including Jennifer Egan, Neil Gaiman, Marlon James, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Salman Rushdie, Jesmyn Ward, and more—each writing about a landmark ACLU case, published in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the organization.
TitleWhy We're Polarized
AuthorKlein, Ezra
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies/Conservatism & Liberalism
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/National
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/21st Century
ISBN-139781476700328
On Sale01/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
Discover how American politics became a toxic system, why we participate in it, and what it means for our future—from journalist, political commentator, and cofounder of Vox, Ezra Klein.
TitleAuthor in Chief
AuthorFehrman, Craig
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/General
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
ISBN-139781476786391
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
Based on a decade of research and reporting, Author in Chief tells the story of America’s presidents as authors—and offers a surprising new window into the public and private lives of our highest leaders.
TitleThe Decadent Society
AuthorDouthat, Ross
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/National
Category Full 2HISTORY / Modern/21st Century
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies
ISBN-139781476785240
On Sale02/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bad Religion, a powerful portrait of how our age in human history, so superficially turbulent, is actually defined by stagnation, repetition, deadlocks, and decay