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Book Review Preview: The Brooklyn Nobody Knows

By John Shapiro William B. Helmreich, The Brooklyn Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide (Princeton, NJ:  Princeton University Press, 2016). Did you know that… Barak Obama once lived in Park Slope. So did Al Capone. Bushwick’s unconstrained graffiti art is really a changing exhibit managed by a collective. In Gerritsen Beach, a favorite pastime is… Continue reading Book Review Preview: The Brooklyn Nobody Knows

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Book Review Preview: Space and Pluralism

By Anne B. Shlay Stefano Moroni and David Weberman (eds.), Space and Pluralism: Can Contemporary Cities be Places of Tolerance? (New York, NY: Central European University Press, 2016). Spaces and Pluralism is a tough read that speaks to issues that have plagued humanity for centuries but have intensified in recent years.  It asks “can contemporary… Continue reading Book Review Preview: Space and Pluralism