Friday, February 9, 2018

Six notable books about cities

John Banville's latest novel is Mrs. Osmond. One of his six favorite books about cities, as shared at The Week magazine:
Venice by Jan Morris

This travel writer's work may seem a little too much on the chatty side for some readers, but her lovingly detailed portrait of La Serenissima is as appealing as it is encyclopedic. Although the book was published nearly 60 years ago, it is still as fresh as a breeze over the lagoon on a spring morning.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue