Summer 2021 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Category: History
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TitleCountdown 1945
AuthorWallace, Chris
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 3HISTORY / Asia/Japan
ISBN-139781982143350
On Sale05/11/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
The #1 national bestselling “riveting” (The New York Times), “propulsive” (Time) behind-the-scenes account “that reads like a tense thriller” (The Washington Post) of the 116 days leading up to the American attack on Hiroshima by veteran journalist and anchor of Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace.
TitleProphetic City
AuthorKlineberg, Stephen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development/Economic Development
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Urban
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Southwest
ISBN-139781501177934
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
Sociologist Stephen Klineberg presents “a trailblazing study” (Kirkus Reviews) that shows how the city of Houston has emerged as a microcosm for America’s future—based on a meticulously researched, thirty-eight-year study of its changing economic, demographic, and cultural landscapes.
TitleFrom the River to the Sea
AuthorSedgwick, John
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 2TRANSPORTATION / Railroads/History
Category Full 3TECHNOLOGY / History
ISBN-139781982104283
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A sweeping and lively history of one of the most dramatic stories never told—of the greatest railroad war of all time, fought by the daring leaders of the Santa Fe and the Rio Grande to seize, control, and create the American West.
TitleWhy We're Polarized
AuthorKlein, Ezra
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies/Conservatism & Liberalism
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/National
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/21st Century
ISBN-139781476700366
On Sale06/15/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
This New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller shows us that America’s political system isn’t broken. The truth is scarier: it’s working exactly as designed. In this “superbly researched” (The Washington Post) and timely book, journalist Ezra Klein reveals how that system is polarizing us—and how we are polarizing it—with disastrous results.