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Anthony Flint is a fellow and director of public affairs at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and author of Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow, a narrative nonfiction account of the father of modern architecture, to be published by Amazon Publishing in November 2014.

He is also 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 30 years, primarily at The Boston Globe, a policy advisor on smart growth for Massachusetts state government, and a visiting scholar and Loeb Fellow at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He is a regular contributor to CityLab (formerly The Atlantic Cities), as well as The Boston Globe, The New Republic, GlobalPost, Next City, Metropolis, 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. Wrestling with Moses won a Christopher Award in 2010.

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Praise for Modern Man:

Engrossing and insightful,Modern Man is as much a wonderfully readable, intimate profile of Le Corbusier as it is a lively narrative about the whole notion of modernity.
 –Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief and Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend

Anthony Flint has given us a vision of Le Corbusier that his subject might well have designed, with powerful research underpinning sleek, bold insights….An extraordinary guidebook to the world around us and the world we may yet inherit.
    –Mitchell Zuckoff, New York Times bestselling author of 13 Hours in Benghazi and Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II

"The life and work of an iconic modernist ... Anthony Flint’s life of “the original star architect” astutely captures Le Corbusier’s hubris and vulnerabilities and makes a persuasive case for his artistic significance." -- Kirkus Reviews

 




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