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My Town

09 December 2010

My Town: Writers on American Cities features 12 American authors describing how the U.S. cities where they live contribute to their creativity. Pete Hamill offers a touching reminiscence of growing up in New York, Washington Post critic Jonathan Yardley introduces the reader to his hometown of Baltimore, and best-selling author Jonathan Kellerman describes "the sprawling, inchoate alternative-universe" that is Los Angeles. Also featured are portraits of Boston, Houston, Atlanta, Chicago, New Orleans, Memphis, Miami, and Washington, D.C.


The Poetry of Bridges

Good Old Baltimore


Chicago Aquamarine

Houston: Experimental City


Sleepwalking in Memphis

Miami, Home at Last

Seeing New Orleans

Son of Brooklyn

A Writer’s Capital