Author Chat with Daniel Brook: A History of Future Cities

Monday, March 4th, 2013 – Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Author Daniel Brook will join readers at Next City’s Storefront for Urban Innovation to discuss A History of Future Cities. Published this year, Brook’s latest work is a pioneering exploration of four cities where East meets West and past becomes future: St. Petersburg, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Dubai. Brook is also the author of The Trap and a journalist whose work has appeared in publications including Harper’s, The Nation, and Slate. A New York native, Brook lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Copies of A History of Future Cities will be available for purchase at the event for $27.95. Next City can accept payment by cash or credit card.

Daniel Brook on Next City

Brook is a two-time Forefront contributor – read his work for Next City below, along with a review of the new book.

Considering the Autocratic Cosmopolis in A History of Future Cities
REVIEW: Daniel Brook’s new book is a reflection on governance, economic growth and the East eclipsing the West, says Next City contributor Brady Dale

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Location

The Storefront for Urban Innovation
2711 W. Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

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