Ben Wilson is the author of six previous books, including Metropolis; What Price Liberty? (for which he received the Somerset Maugham Award); and the Sunday Times bestseller Empire of the Deep: The Rise and Fall of the British Navy.
TODAY, EUROPEAN CITIES ARE unthinkable without their tree-lined streets: their boulevards, avenues and malls. Those three words synonymous with urban trees tell us when and why European cities got their canopies. Continue reading