NONSTOP METROPOLIS: A New York City Atlas
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2016). SIGNED first edition - The third and final book in Solnit's highly praised atlas tr+ilogy - The San Fransisco Chronicle described it as "eccentric and inspiring, a nimble work of social history told through colorful maps and corresponding essays" while another review commented that ""The sum of it all is, like New York itself, overwhelming, alluring and dazzlingly diverse." (Jewish Daily Forward) and the NY Times noted that "The maps themselves are things of beauty... a document of its time, of our time." Included are twenty-six colorful and imaginative maps and informative essays, which explore all five boroughs of New York City and parts of nearby New Jersey. Among the contributors are
Will Butler, Garnette Cadogan, Teju Cole, Joel Dinerstein, Paul La Farge, Francisco Goldman, Margo Jefferson, Barry Lopez, Luc Sante, Heather Smith, Jonathan Tarleton, Astra Taylor, Alexandra T. Vazquez, Christina Zanfagna and many more. Illustrated with both black and white and color photographs in addition to the maps. SIGNED by Solnit on the half title page, and uncommon thus. Winner of the 2017 Brendan Gill Prize from the Municipal Arts Society of New York. Notes on contributors. Tall format. 224 pp. ISBN: 978-0520285958.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self flaps.