Urban Jungle

Urban Jungle Wilding the City

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Publisher's Synopsis

An eye-opening and urgent re-examination of nature in our cities, from the Sunday Times bestselling author.

'Awe-inspiring… full of wonder, warning and hope'
ISABELLA TREE, author of Wilding

Our modern-day cities might seem to represent our separation from the vitality of the natural world. Yet, as Ben Wilson reveals in this invigorating re-examination of urban landscapes across the globe, nature has always been at the heart of the city.

Moving from Los Angeles and Delhi to Singapore and Amsterdam, Wilson explores how the bond between humans and nature has oscillated throughout history, and shows that - in a time of climate crisis - a new approach to rewilding may prove to be the city's saviour.

'Wilson soars like a falcon over global cities on five continents'

'Novel and provocative'

About the Publisher



Vintage is a highly respected paperback publisher of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, publishing writers like Philip Roth, Martin Amis and Toni Morrison. There are many Booker and Nobel Prize-winning authors on the Vintage list such as Kingsley Amis, A S Byatt, J M Coetzee, Ismail Kadare, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Anne Enright, Iris Murdoch, Roddy Doyle and Ben Okri, to name a few.

Book information

ISBN: 9781529925005
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage
Pub date:
DEWEY: 577.56
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 230g
Height: 198mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 20mm