Wake Up Call

The Wake Up Call – 8 November 2012

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
8 November 2012

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

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Today is World Urbanism Day.
Here are our reviews of a couple recent books that have impacted how we think about urbanism: 
[ Eric Jacobsen – The Space Between ]  [ Cities for People – Jan Gehl ]

  

And perhaps most notable, watch this video intro to Jane Jacobs’ book The Death and Life of Great American Cities.

  

Poem of the Day – “On Time” by John Milton.  Remembering Milton who died on this day in 1674

  

Book News:

  

Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


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