The first casualty will be US Suburbia - and rightfully so in his view.
It is humorous and easy to read, because the author's writing style is mature, articulate, and witty - clearly one of the quirks of his being a novelist.
You can't remember the last time you went shopping without your car, even for a gallon of milk and a loaf of bread.
This is one three books I picked up at the same on the general topic or urban growth and development. This would be a primer for anyone interested in community transformation.Published 1 month ago by Lee R.
Absolutely fascinating sequel to Geography of Nowhere! Kunstler continues to expound on the predicament we're in because of the atrociously built and designed American manmade... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Devon Porter
If you are tired of miles of suburban sameness and strip-malls, James Kunstler offers some alternatives. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Gene Bowker
Great insight on the American Dream and New Urbanism. This is a talented writer and I hope he follows this book up soon!Published on December 21, 2011 by hello89
This is an excellent book about the the suburban debvelopment problem we as a nation face now. the author delientate very well how our unsustainable development spree is destroying... Read morePublished on June 25, 2011 by Amazon Customer
This book was a little ahead of its time as far as mass consumption was concerned.....not that popularity is the indicator of a great work. Read morePublished on May 28, 2011 by J. Montgomery
good read dealing with the energy proublems the country and the world faces in the futurePublished on April 28, 2010 by havet1
Very insightful and easy to read. It's a great book about how suburban sprawl is leading us to societal and urban decay. Read morePublished on March 31, 2010 by N. Walters
Kunstler has assembled a well crafted, thought out, and insightful piece of vitriolic ranting against the evils of sprawl and the stupidity of the suburban U.S. Read morePublished on January 19, 2009 by Jason Stokes