Further reading and viewing for the urban wanderer, as suggested by our staff members and readers:

Amis, Martin. Money. London: Penguin, 2000.

Auster, Paul. The New York Trilogy. London: Faber & Faber, 1987.

Baldwin, James. Another Country. London: Penguin 2001.

—. Baldwin: Collected Essays. New York: Library of America, 1998.

—. The Price of the Ticket: Collected Non-Fiction 1948-1985. New York: St. Martins, 1985.

Baudelaire, Charles. Baudelaire: Selected Writings on Art and Literature. Trans. P.E. Charvet. London: Viking, 1972.

—. The Flowers of Evil. Trans. William Aggeler. Fresno: Academy Library Guild, 1954.

—. The Flowers of Evil. Trans. James McGowan. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

—. Paris Spleen, The Parisian Prowler: Le Spleen de Paris Petits Poèmes en Prose. Trans. Edward K. Kaplan. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1989.

Baudrillard, Jean. America. Trans. Chris Turner. London: Verso, 1989.

—. Please Follow Me. Seattle: Bay Press, 1988.

—. Selected Writings. Ed. Mark Poster. Oxford: Blackwell, 1988.

Bauman, Zygmunt. “Desert Spectacular.” The Flâneur. Ed. Keith Tester. London: Routledge, 1994. 138-157.

—. Postmodern Ethics. Oxford: Blackwell, 1993.

Benjamin, Walter. The Arcades Project. Trans. Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1999.

—. Charles Baudelaire: A Lyric Poet in the Era of High Capitalism. London: New Left Review 1968.

—. Illuminations: Essays and Reflections. Ed. Hannah Arendt. Trans. Harry Zohn. New York: Schocken, 1968.

—. Selected Writings 1935-38. Eds. Howard Eiland and Michael W. Hennings. Trans. Edmund Jephcott, Howard Eiland et al. Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Botton, Alain de. The Art of Travel. London: Penguin, 2002.

Bradbury, Ray. ‘The Pedestrian’, The Golden Apples of the Sun. New York: Will Morrow, 1997.

Brand, Dana. The Spectator and the City in Nineteenth Century American Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

Breytenbach, Breyten. Return to Paradise. London: Mariner, 1994.

Buck-Morss, Susan. The Dialectics of Seeing. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999.

Burroughs, Walter. New York: An Intimate Guide. New York: Augustin, 1938.

Christman, Henry M. Walt Whitman’s New York: From Manhattan to Montauk. New York: New Amsterdam Books, 1963.

Cole, Teju. Open City. New York: Random House, 2011.

Corso, Gregory. Happy Birthday of Death. New York: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 1960.

Dark Days. Dir. Mark Singer. 2000. DVD. Wide Angle Pictures and Palm Pictures.

Debord, Guy. “The Theory of Dèrive.” Situationist International: Anthology. Ed. and trans. Ken Knabb. California: Bureau of Public Secrets, 1981.

Delany, Samuel, R. Times Square Red, Times Square Blue. New York: NYU Press, 1999.

Dos Passos, John. The Big Money. New York: Washington Square Press, 1961.

Eburne, Jonathan. “Trafficking in the Void: Burroughs, Kerouac, and the Consumption of Otherness.” Modern Fiction Studies 43.1 (1997): 53-92.

Fast, Julius. Body Language. New York: Pocket Books, 1988.

Featherstone, Mike. “Postmodernism and the Aestheticization of Everyday Life.” Modernity and Identity. Ed. Scott Lash and Jonathan Friedman. Oxford: Blackwell, 1992. 265-90.

Ferguson, Priscilla Parkhurst. “The Flâneur on and off the Streets of Paris.” The Flâneur. Ed. Keith Tester. London: Routledge, 1994. 22-42.

Foster, George G. New York by Gaslight. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.

Frisby, David. Fragments of Modernity in the work of Simmel, Kracauer, and Benjamin. Cambridge and Oxford: Polity Press, 1985.

Ginsberg, Allen. Selected Poems 1947-1995. London: Penguin, 1996.

Goldstein, Paul J. et al. “Ethnographic Field Stations.” The Collection of Data from Hidden Populations. Ed. Elizabeth Lambert. NIDA Research Monograph 98 (1990): 80-95.

Gooch, Brad. City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O’Hara. New York: Knopf, 1993.

Gregory, Derek. Geographical Imaginations. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1994.

Herzog, Werner. Of Walking in Ice. New York: Free Association, 2007.

hooks, bell. Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representation. London: Routledge, 1994.

Huncke, Herbert. The Evening Sun Turned Crimson. New York: Cherry Valley, 1980.

—. The Herbert Huncke Reader. Ed. Benjamin G. Schafer. London: Bloomsbury, 1998.

Jacobs, Jane. The Death and Life of Great American Cities. New York: Random House, 1961.

Jenks, Chris, ed. Visual Culture. London: Routledge, 1995.

Jenks, Chris, and Tiago Neves. “A walk on the Wild Side: Urban Ethnography Meets the Flâneur.” Cultural Values 4.1 (2000): 1-17.

Johns, Michael. Moment of Grace: The American City in the 1950s. Berkley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003.

Jones, LeRoi (Amiri Baraka). The Autobiography of LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka. New York: Freundlich, 1984.

—. Blues People. New York: Morrow, 1963.

—. Dutchman. New York: Harper Perennial, 1971.

Jones, Pamela. Under the City Streets: A History of Subterranean New York. New York: Holt, 1978.

Kazin, Alfred. A Walker in the City. New York: MJF Books, 1974.

Kerouac, Jack. Lonesome Traveler. London: Flamingo, 1994.

—. On The Road. London: Penguin, 1972.

—. The Subterraneans. London: Flamingo, 1985.

Koolhaas, Rem. Delirious New York. New York: The Monacelli Press.

Kristeva, Julia. Strangers to Ourselves. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

Kunstler, James Howard. City in Mind. New York: Free Press, 2002.

Larsen, Nella. Passing. London: Serpent’s Tale, 2001.

The London Perambulator. Vanity Projects, 2009.

Mailer, Norman. Advertisements for Myself. London: Flamingo, 1994.

Massey, Doreen B. Space, Place and Gender. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1994.

Morgan, Bill. The Beat Generation in New York: A Walking Tour of Jack Kerouac’s City. San Francisco: City Lights 1997.

Morton, Margaret. The Tunnel: The Underground Homeless Of New York City. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.

Mumford, Kevin. Interzones: Black/White sex districts in Chicago and New York in the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Munt, Sally. “The Lesbian Flâneur.” Mapping Desires: The Geography of Sexualities. Ed. David Bell and Gill Valentine. London: Routledge, 1995. 114-25.

Musil, Robert. The Man Without Qualities. Trans. Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser. London: Secker & Warburg, 1953.

O’Hara, Frank. The Collected Poems of Frank O’Hara. Ed. Donald Allen. Berkley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1995.

—. Lunch Poems. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1964.

Olds, Sharon. The Gold Cell. New York: Knopf, 1987.

Park, Robert E., Ernest W. Burgess, and Roderick D. McKenzie. The City. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1984.

Poe, Edgar Allan. The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Ed. Thomas Olive Mabbot. Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press, 1987.

Reymers, Kurt, Daniel Webb, and Christopher Mele. Selling the Lower East Side. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.

Rilke, Rainer Maria. The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge. London: Penguin Classics, 2009.

Rushbrook, Dereka. “Queer Space and the Cosmopolitan Tourist.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 8.1-2 (2002): 183-206.

Sand, George. Story of my Life. Ed. Thelma Jurgrau. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991.

Sante, Luc. Low Life. New York: Random House, 1992.

Schubert, David. David Schubert: Works and Days. Princeton, New Jersey: Quarterly Review of Literature, 1983.

Schulman, Sarah. Girls, Visions and Everything. Seattle: Seal Press, 1986.

Simmel, Georg. “The Metropolis and Mental Life.” Simmel on Culture. Ed. David Frisby and Mike Featherstone. London: Sage, 1997. 174-185.

Sinclair, Iain. London Orbital. London: Penguin, 2003.

Smith. G.E. Kidder. Looking at Architecture. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1990.

Smith, Hazel. Hyperscapes in the Poetry of Frank O’Hara. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2001.

Solnit, Rebecca. Wanderlust: A History of Walking. London: Verso, 2001.

Still, Bayrd. Mirror for Gotham: New York as Seen by Contemporaries from Dutch Days to the Present. New York: Fordham University Press, 1994.

Tallack, Douglas. “New York, New York.” 3Cities Project. 16 Nov. 2000. Universities of Nottingham and Birmingham. 22 July 2004 <>.

Taplin, Phoebe. Moscow Walks: Autumn. Moscow: Moscow News, 2011.

—. Moscow Walks: Winter. Moscow: Moscow News, 2012.

Taxi Driver. 1976. DVD. Columbia, 1999.

Tester, Keith, ed. The Flâneur. London: Routledge, 1994.

Toth, Jennifer. The Mole People. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1993.

Valentine, Gill. “‘(Re)Negotiating the Heterosexual Street: Lesbian Productions of Space.” BodySpace. Ed. Nancy Duncan. London: Routledge, 1996. 146-55.

Wagner, Geoffrey. Selected Poems of Charles Baudelaire. New York: Grove Press, 1974.

Walser, Robert. “Kleist in Thun”. Selected Stories. New York: NYRB Classics, 2002.

—. The Walk. London: Serpent’s Tail, 1993.

White, E.B. Here is New York. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949

White, Edmund. The Flâneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris. London: Bloomsbury, 2008.

Whitman, Walt. Leaves of Grass. London: Walter Scott, 1886.

Wilson, Elizabeth. Bohemians: The Glamorous Outcasts. London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2000.

—. “The Invisible Flâneur.” Postmodern Cities and Spaces. Ed. Sophie Watson and Katherine Gibson. Cambridge, MA.: Blackwell, 1995. 59-79.

—. The Sphinx in the City: Urban Life, the Control of Disorder, and Women. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992.

Wojnarowicz, David. Close to the Knives. New York: Vintage, 1991.

—. Seven Miles a Second. New York: DC Comics, 1996.

—. The Shadow of the American Dream: The Diaries of David Wojnarowicz. Ed. Amy Scholder. New York: Grove Press, 1999.

Wolfe, Tom. The Bonfire of the Vanities. London: Picador, 1990.

Woolf, Virginia. Mrs. Dalloway. London: Penguin, 2000.

Wood, Clement. A Guide to New York’s Strange Sections. Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, 1926.