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Catie Marron, City Squares & David Kishik, The Manhattan Project

We talk with Catie Marron about her celebration of the essential urban space, the city square. Her new book is titledĀ City Squares: Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World.

Then we re-air our 2015 interview with urban philosopher David Kishik about his book, The Manhattan Project. It imagines what Walter Benjamin might have written about New York, had he survivedĀ World War II. Continue reading