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Monday, March 4, 2013
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
How Dubai Became Dubai
An excerpt from A History of Future Cities
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Forefront: From Sin to Sim City
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The Storefront for Urban Innovation
2711 W. Girard Avenue