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2 September 2021

Episode 516

30 minutes

The Urbanist book club delves into Tom Chesshyre’s ‘Park Life’, which explores the world’s public spaces. Plus, we discuss ‘Survival of the City’ by David Cutler and Edward Glaeser, a book on the lessons of the recent lockdowns.

2 September 2021

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Chapter 1

‘Park Life: Around the World in 50 Parks’

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Tom Chesshyre discusses his new book, which is both a travel companion and a love letter to urban green spaces.

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'Survival of the City: Living and Thriving in an Age of Isolation'

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Edward Glaeser and David Cutler speak with Monocle’s Tom Edwards about their new book outlining the lessons we should learn from the recent lockdowns.

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