Delighted to announce University of Chicago Press will be publishing Imaginary Cities in the U.S. in April. It’s a real pleasure and privilege given their reputation and the great cities books they’ve published (Algren’s Chicago: City on the Make, Fathy’s Architecture for the Poor, Banham’s The Architecture of the Well-Tempered Environment etc). It’s especially welcome as they’re based in the city where my architectural hero, Frank Lloyd Wright, worked for years and also where the first (positive) review of the book came (from The Chicago Tribune).
Thanks again to Levi Stahl and everyone at the press (especially for a gorgeous new cover that references Malevich, Ferriss and the 1939 World’s Fair), and Gary Budden and Kit Caless at Influx Press for showing faith in the book from the beginning. I began it during a thunderstorm on a rooftop in Phnom Penh with no idea it would reach so many people in so many different places, and the past few years have just been a whirlwind. Thanks also to everyone who came to the Venice Biennale, Edinburgh Book Festival and Melbourne events; I hope you enjoyed them as much as I did. Watch this space for American talks next year.