Book Recommendations!

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TheLastGentleman
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Book Recommendations!

Post by TheLastGentleman » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:31 pm

The long awaited KCRag book club is here! Book recommendations do not have to be related to Kansas City, or urbanism, or anything in particular. First try to recommend books you think the forum may enjoy though.

I'll start by recommending Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

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This nonfiction book is fantastic. It's just as much about the planning of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair as it is about the murders committed by serial killer H. H. Holmes in his hotel. It delves into the various architects who designed the fairgrounds and buildings, and shows how their personalities clashed throughout the process. As such, it is relevant to the formation of the City Beautiful movement which profoundly effected Kansas City, as well as the course of wider architecture history

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Re: Book Recommendations!

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