Summer 2021 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Category: Social Science
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TitleProphetic City
AuthorKlineberg, Stephen
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development/Economic Development
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Urban
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Southwest
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
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.
AuthorTett, Gillian
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/General
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Cover StatusFinal
In an age when the business world is dominated by technology and data analysis, award-winning financial journalist and anthropology PhD Gillian Tett presents a radically different strategy for success: businesses can revolutionize their understanding of behavior by studying consumers, markets, and organizations through an anthropological lens.
AuthorLehrer, Jonah
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
Category Full 1PSYCHOLOGY / Emotions
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
On Sale08/17/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Cover StatusFinal
Why does mystery create a mental itch that must be scratched? New York Times bestselling author Jonah Lehrer unlocks the secrets of mystery’s allure, putting together recent discoveries in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and anthropology and shining a new light on everything from the formulas of our favorite detective shows to the tricks of successful advertising campaigns and the calculated risks of the stock market.