In the City

In the City

Random Acts of Awareness

By Colette Brooks

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393051087, 109pp.

Publication Date: June 2002

Winner of the PEN/Jerard Fund Award for a distinguished nonfiction work in progress, " In the City" is an unclassifiable, thoroughly original consideration of modern urban life as Brooks's eye traverses an unnamed contemporary city committing "random acts of awareness."

About the Author
Colette Brooks studied at Reed College and the Yale School of Drama. Her essays have appeared in "The New Republic, The Georgia Review", and "Partisan Review". She lives in New York City.