First things first, CBBC: in order to be in a book club, you’ll need to buy the book. Fortunately for our readers out there around the world the 21st century makes picking up a copy of Arrival City as easy as a trip to the library.
If you’re in Toronto, head over to Swipe Design at 401 Richmond to receive a special discount on the book.
This may be the best popular book on cities since Jane Jacobs’s The Death and Life of Great American Cities half a century ago. Certainly, it shares the same optimism about human aspiration amid overcrowded buildings and unplanned urban jungles, and the same plea for planners to help rather than stifle those dreams.