Reading the City

Travelling is great, but what happens when your experience of new cities becomes confined by your status in them as just a tourist? The guidebooks only tell you what guidebooks tell you – what tourists want to know. Comma's 'Reading the City' offers a completely new way in. Ten stories, by ten different authors from the city in question, specially commissioned or never previously translated into English – they each offer diverse and conflicting impressions of the city, exploring its many distinct boroughs and neighbourhoods as well as uncovering its different historical layers, unlocking the subcultures and secrets that ultimately make it the city it is.