Can you name me some books that are somehow about the city where they take place? [more inside]
Can you suggest a book or article that discusses the rise of America's leading metropolitan areas? [more inside]
I love Erik Larson's The Devil in the White City. It's a non-fiction book about Chicago in 1893 which reads much like a novel. I'd like to read other books written in the same novel-esque style about some other cities or historic events. Know of any novel-like non-fiction reads?
What one book will allow others to gain the truest insight into the soul of each city or region [more inside]
Reading yesterday’s Tales of the City post, I got to wondering: are there any books set in Southeast Asian locations that “sell” their settings the way Tales of the City does for San Francisco, or The Number One Ladies Detective Agency does for Botswana? [more inside]
Please recommend children's books about great cities of America and/or the world. [more inside]