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Anthony Flint is a fellow and director of public affairs at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, author of Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City (Random House 2009) and This Land: The Battle over Sprawl and the Future of America (Johns Hopkins University Press 2006), and co-editor of Smart Growth Policies: An Evaluation of Programs and Outcomes (Lincoln Institute 2009). He has been a journalist for over 25 years, primarily at The Boston Globe, a policy advisor on smart growth for Massachusetts state government, a visiting scholar and Loeb Fellow at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He is a regular contributor to The Atlantic Monthly’s The Atlantic Cities, as well as The Boston Globe, The New Republic, GlobalPost, The Next City, Planning magazine, Planetizen, Citiwire, Architecture Boston, and many other publications; author of the blogs At Lincoln House, Developing Stories and This Land; and a curator and speaker at TEDxBeaconStreet and TEDxTampaBay. In 2013 he was awarded fellowships at The Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Center and The American Library in Paris. His next book, Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow, a narrative nonfiction account of the father of modern architecture, will be published by Amazon Publishing in 2014.

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Wrestling with Moses won a Christopher Award in 2010.

Praise for Wrestling with Moses:

“Anthony Flint has written a riveting account of a struggle between opposites that forever redefined the American city. With no formal training in urban planning, Jane Jacobs had the audacity to take on Robert Moses and the passion to save old New York from the wrecking ball.”
James L. Swanson, Edgar Award–winning author of the New York Times bestseller Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer

“Beautifully written, Wrestling with Moses is a step back in time to the bohemia of Greenwich Village in the 1960s, when Bob Dylan’s music filled the streets and revolution was in the air. As a woman standing up to power, Jane Jacobs blazed a trail. This is a remarkable book.”
Brad Matsen, author of Titanic’s Last Secrets

 




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