What recent or forthcoming books would you be interested in reviewing for The Metropole? Reviews generally run 500 to 750 words, and they should be completed for posting during the spring or summer. Here are some examples of past reviews.
This spring we will be posting:
Llana Barber on City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion and the Rise of Human Caging in LA, 1771- 1965 by Kelly Lytle Hernandez
Alan Lesoff on Escaping The Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive Era Conservation by Benjamin Heber Johnson
Thai Jones on Greater Gotham: A History of NYC from 1898 to 1919 by Mike Wallace
John W. Steinberg on The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution by Yuri Slezkine
Michael Glass on Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics by Kim Phillips-Fein
Sam Wetherwell on Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement by Rosemary Wakeman
Walter Stern on Making The Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits by Ansley T. Erickson
David Yee on A City on a Lake: Urban Political Ecology and the Growth of Mexico City by Matthew Vitz
Taoyu Yang on Shaping Modern Shanghai: Colonialism in China’s Global City by Isabella Jackson.
Sun-Young Park on Paris and The Cliche of History by Catherine Clark
E-mail the editors (by clicking on their names below) detailing your interest and when you would be able to complete the review.
Thanks for your time and consideration.
Book Review Editors