is a journalist whose work has appeared in publications including Harper’
s, The Nation
, and Slate, and the author of The Trap: Selling Out to Stay Afloat in Winner-Take-All America
and, most recently, A History of Future Cities.
His architecture writing won the 2010 Winterhouse Award for Design Writing and Criticism.
To research A History of Future Cities
, Brook lived for a month each in St. Petersburg, Shanghai, Mumbai and Dubai and conducted archival research on a semester-long fellowship at the Library of Congress. Originally from New York and educated at Yale University, Brook lives in New Orleans.
daniel.a.brook [at] gmail.com