The world in print
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30 November 2019
This week on The Stack we go from the hyperlocal to the global: from a new title covering the best of one of London’s most exciting neighbourhoods to a photographer’s book about the nostalgic idea of old shopping malls. Plus: cartophile Ian Wright from Brilliant Maps and new Jakarta-based title, ‘Further Reading’.
30 November 2019
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