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User Review  - yggdrasil - LibraryThing

I was excited about this book; it seemed like the kind of social science/social engineering commentary on urban design I could really geek out over. But this reads more like a rambling semi-memoir. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - sriemann - LibraryThing

This was a recommended book from the bibliography and notes in the back of _No Impact Man_. Although at times the writing got a bit bogged down, there were many more interesting parts that held my ... Read full review

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User Review  - HapaxLegomenon - LibraryThing

To paraphrase my review that was deleted: I wanted to like this book so much more than I did! It's a fascinating concept, the evolution of neighborhoods, but the author overpromised and underdelivered. Had he written the book he claimed he would, I would've loved it; as is, don't bother. Read full review

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User Review  - bookworx - LibraryThing

This book is important for one big reason, the one that the author intends, to convince readers to organize actions in accordance with a broad (possibly narrow, I'm not quite sure) understanding of ... Read full review

Review: The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time

User Review  - Kristina - Goodreads

Title is completely misleading. Much of the book seems to ramble on, talking about who Mr. Wilson is working with, and his categorization of scientific study. Unfortunately it's not useful discussion ... Read full review

Review: The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time

User Review  - Braxton Lewis - Goodreads

Understanding, in a time of confusion, improves the human condition. I want to thank Dr Wilson for taking the time to reseach and pen this work. We should indeed "avoid our bad habit of regarding ... Read full review

Review: The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time

User Review  - Jenny Stringham - Goodreads

This is an evolutionary science book and it reads like a science book. I wasn't quite expecting that when I started reading the book so it took awhile to get into it and I found myself skipping along ... Read full review

Review: The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

Although the book doesn't actually discuss the namesake of the book (ie, the Binghamton Neighborhood Project) it is packed with fantastic information about evolutionary theory and group selection. Read full review

Review: The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

A great idea, but more proof-of-concept than anything. It would be great if he had written this after he had implemented some of the ideas he discusses. Read full review

Review: The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time

User Review  - Salam - Goodreads

Have you ever looked at a group, or a city as an organisms? You may after reading this.This eminently readable book is at once the story of a single initiative - The Binghamton Neighborhood Project ... Read full review


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