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In this erudite and enjoyable Los Angeles Times bestseller, Joel Kotkin explores the history of cities around the globe. He argues that urban areas must be places where there is a shared feeling of sacredness, civic identity, and moral order. These exciting concentrations of ideas and energy have long been and should continue to be meaningful in our daily lives. Download and start listening now!

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  • “No one knows more about cities than Joel Kotkin, and has more to teach us about them. In The City, Kotkin takes us on a brisk and invigorating tour of cities from the Babylon of ancient times to the burgeoning exurbs of today. It is impossible not to learn a lot from this book.”

    Michael Barone, senior writer, U.S. News & World Report, and co-author of The Almanac of American Politics

  • “A compelling and original synthesis that belongs on the urbanist’s bookshelf with Lewis Mumford, Peter Hall, and Fernand Braudel.”

    Witold Rybczynski, author of City Life

  • “Unique and powerful insights into urban lifeThis book is a great read.” 

    Bob Lanier, Mayor of Houston, 1992-1998

  • “An accessible general introduction to the history of urban life, culture and spaces.”  Publishers Weekly
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