Summer 2020 Avid Reader Press Catalog
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TitleGolf's Holy War
AuthorCyrgalis, Brett
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SPORTS & RECREATION / Golf
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Social Aspects
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Coaching/General
ISBN-139781476707594
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
Just as Michael Lewis’s Moneyball captured baseball at a technological turning point, Brett Cyrgalis’s Golf’s Holy War takes us inside golf’s clash between its beloved artistic tradition and its analytic future.
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 StatusBSB
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 StatusBSB
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “Propulsive.” —Time * “Reads like a tense thriller.” —The Washington Post * “The most exciting book I’ve read all year.” —Admiral William H. McRaven

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.
TitleLady Romeo
AuthorWojczuk, Tana
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 3DRAMA / Shakespeare
ISBN-139781501199523
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
For fans of Book of Ages and American Eve, this illuminating and enthralling biography of 19th-century queer actress Charlotte Cushman portrays her radical lifestyle that riveted New York City and made headlines across America.
TitleFilthy Beasts
AuthorHamill, Kirkland
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology/Addiction
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
ISBN-139781982122768
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
Running with Scissors meets Grey Gardens in this gripping, true riches-to-rags tale of a wealthy family who lost it all and the unforgettable journey of a man coming to terms with his family’s deep flaws and his own long-buried truths.
TitleKings County
AuthorGoodwillie, David
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / City Life
Category Full 3FICTION / Urban
ISBN-139781501192135
On Sale07/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages432
Cover StatusFinal
“Goodwillie captures the rapturous soul of a bygone Brooklyn: the songs, the sex, the bars, the youth! And then the churn of relentless change, the broken hearts, the crushing realities. But it is the searing burn of discovery that makes Kings County a true and continual delight.” —Joshua Ferris, author of Then We Came to the End
TitleThe Socrates Express
AuthorWeiner, Eric
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1PHILOSOPHY / Essays
Category Full 2PHILOSOPHY / Individual Philosophers
Category Full 3TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
ISBN-139781501129018
On Sale08/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
The New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss embarks on a rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history’s greatest thinkers and showing us how each—from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir—offers practical and spiritual lessons for today’s unsettled times.