Book Sketch: Nicholson Baker reads Michael Kimmelman
Michael Kimmelman, architecture critic for The New York Times, went on a series of neighborhood walks with knowledgeable city dwellers. The resulting ambulatory interviews make up his new book The Intimate City: Walking New York. Here are some passages I marked:
With a population of nearly 180,000 people, speaking some 167 languages, or so locals like t…
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