- Explore more great deals on thousands of titles in our Deals in Books store.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.
The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition Hardcover – Bargain Price, December 31, 2001
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
Special Offers and Product Promotions
From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From Library Journal
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Top Customer Reviews
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Amazingly candid and readable. I had to buy this book for a class and it was a really great class because we discussed the cities in the book.Published on November 27, 2012 by Jocelynn Y. Cooper
This book deserves better treatment than it is getting from its critics in this forum, some of whom have ideological axes to grind, and one of whom posted twice (I have reported... Read morePublished on November 1, 2010 by Mark Fleischmann
How does one not love the Kuntsler? The criticism about this book from other sources is that it is too disjointed. Read morePublished on April 28, 2010 by Michael Brown
The City In Mind is cast as an expansion on Jane Jacobs' ideas and on the New Urbanism movement. In fact Kunstler is an unreconstructed Classicist in antediluvian splendor, rather... Read morePublished on June 22, 2006 by D. Bowen
In many ways, James Kunstler's "The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition" is simply one long bash against big cities. Read morePublished on July 8, 2004 by Celia Redmore
While Kunstler in the past has accurately described the current dilemma of the space in which we live, particularly in the Geography of Nowhere and Home from Nowhere, his focus is... Read morePublished on January 9, 2004 by Amazon Customer
I have to agree with a few of the other reviews that the language employed in this book, the atypical acerbic, funny for funny sake description can get a little carried away at... Read morePublished on July 20, 2003
A City in Mind is a quick read. Each chapter presents a city from Kunstler's unique point of view. He often spends a great deal of time on the history of the city - sometimes too... Read morePublished on May 21, 2003 by Amazon Customer
I feel sorry for all those people here that give this book a poor review. It appears that it didn't match their expectations, or they just didn't "get it". Read morePublished on January 7, 2003 by M. Chackerian