Thanks to a Twitter conversation, just learned about a new book review blog called Smoke City Stories, which reviews books set in Toronto! Great concept (she awards up to 5 CN Towers for a good read).
Books reviewed so far: Katherine Govier’s Fables of Brunswick Avenue (which I have to admit having liked far better), Nalo […]
There’s a lovely review of the Imagining Toronto book in the current issue of Spacing Magazine. After describing the book’s strengths in detail — its “fusion of cultural theory and local history” and its varied emphasis on physical landscapes, culture and class — reviewer Emily Landau praises the book’s “enviable awareness of space and keen […]
Thank you to my emeritus Geography Department colleague (and fellow Heritage Toronto Award finalist) John Warkentin for alerting me to a wonderful review of the Imagining Toronto book appearing in the October 2011 issue of the Literary Review of Canada.
LRC contributor Joe Berridge describes the book as “tremendously enjoyable” and adds (after invoking urbanist Jonathan […]