Reading American cities

The Guardian features an excellent introduction to several American cities:

So far New York, Boston, Chicago, Washington DC. Hopefully something coming on San Francisco at some point. And what about suburban spaces, mid-size cities, the provincial town?

The most recent article, “reading the midwestern metropolis of American literature” deals with Chicago

Chicago from Sears Tower

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