Summer 2020 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Category: History
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TitleProphetic City
AuthorKlineberg, Stephen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development/Economic Development
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Urban
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
ISBN-139781501177910
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
Sociologist Stephen Klineberg presents fascinating and groundbreaking research that shows how the city of Houston has emerged as a microcosm for America’s future—based on an unprecedented thirty-eight-year study of its changing economic, demographic, and cultural landscapes.
TitleCountdown 1945
AuthorWallace, Chris
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 3HISTORY / Asia/Japan
ISBN-139781982143343
On Sale06/09/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * “Riveting.The New York Times * “Propulsive.” Time * “Reads like a tense thriller.”The Washington Post * “The book is deservedly the nonfiction blockbuster of the season.” The Wall Street Journal

From Chris Wallace, the veteran journalist and anchor of Fox News Sunday, comes an electrifying behind-the-scenes account of the 116 days leading up to the American attack on Hiroshima.
TitleThree Women
AuthorTaddeo, Lisa
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Sexuality (see also PSYCHOLOGY/Human Sexuality)
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
ISBN-139781451642308
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$19.99
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 INDIE NEXT PICK

Named a Best Book of the Year: 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 than twenty additional outlets

“Staggeringly intimate...Taddeo spent eight years reporting this groundbreaking book.” —Entertainment Weekly

“A breathtaking and important book…What a fine thing it is to be enthralled by another writer’s sentences. To be stunned by her intellect and heart.” —Cheryl Strayed

“Extraordinary...This is a nonfiction literary masterpiece...I can't remember the last time a book affected me as profoundly as Three Women.” —Elizabeth Gilbert

“A revolutionary look at women's desire, this feat of journalism reveals three women who are carnal, brave, and beautifully flawed.” —People (Book of the Week)

A riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting.
TitleCivilized to Death
AuthorRyan, Christopher
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Civilization
Category Full 2NATURE / Natural Resources
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Human Anatomy & Physiology
ISBN-139781451659115
On Sale08/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
The New York Times bestselling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live—how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die—in this “engaging, extensively documented, well-organized, and thought-provoking” (Booklist) book.