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The End of the Suburbs started a conversation upon its publication…and it’s still ongoing. Here are some of the highlights.


The End of the Suburbs reviewed by Justin Davidson, New York Magazine


The End of the Suburbs featured in the New York Times Sunday Review, “Is Suburban Sprawl on Its Way Back?”

Featured in “Commuting’s Hidden Cost,” by Jane E. Brody, personal health columnist, the New York Times


Featured as a ‘Great Read/New in Nonfiction,’ People magazine


Featured nonfiction read, Cosmopolitan magazine

Featured nonfiction read, Real Simple magazine

The End of the Suburbs’ “urban burbs” featured as the “Best new way to buy a house,”  Money magazine


“Have the suburbs hit a dead end?” A conversation between Leigh and Jonathan O’Connell in the Washington Post


“‘Burb Your Enthusiasm,” the Sunday New York Post

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“America’s Heart is in the City Once Again,” review of The End of the Suburbs in the Financial Times


“What does ‘the end of the suburbs’ mean for sustainability?” A Q&A with Marc Gunther in the Guardian


“Suburbs are Dying, say Urbanists, but the Obits May Be Premature,” book review, The Daily Beast


The End of the Suburbs is neither elegiac nor gleeful, but rather considered and even-handed;” a review by the Daily Kos


“The Suburbs are Dead, Long Live the Suburbs,” interview with Eric Jaffe, The Atlantic Cities

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Leigh on why Halloween trick or treating and sprawl don’t mix, for the Huffington Post


“American dream increasingly found in cities, not suburbs,” Agence France-Presse


Talking Schwinn bikes, 100-year shifts and “McCondos” with editor Tom McGrath, Philadelphia magazine


“Suburbia: Home Sweet Home?” The Boston Globe


Featured in “Suburbs still thrive as more choose urban life,” The Pittsburgh Tribune


“A somber look at suburbia’s future,” Q&A with Mary Umberger, The Chicago Tribune


Book review in The Toronto Star praises The End of the Suburbs’ “convincing analytical rigour”


“Why Suburbs are Losing Their Appeal,” Q&A with Tod Robberson in the Sunday edition of  the Dallas Morning News

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“Suburbs undergoing big shift, book says;” a Q&A in the Columbus Dispatch


“In Twin Cities metro, more young people are moving to urban core, while suburbs age,” Minneapolis Star-Tribune


“What does the end of the suburbs mean for Hernando?” by columnist Dan DeWitt, Tampa Bay Times

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A “first-rate social history,” reviewed by Bookpage

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“Gallagher presents illuminating, persuasive data,” says Kirkus Reviews


Booklist review calls The End of the Suburbs “fascinating reading on changing trends in how and where we live”


“Take the train into the city? No, thanks,” opinion piece, the Boston Globe


“Suburbs dying or just changing?” on Boston.com


“It’s only natural: native writer will return to sign her new book,” Montgomery News, Montgomery County, PA


“Former Media resident pens book on demise of the suburbs,” Delaware County Daily Times

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“The End of Suburbia,” Annette Hinkle in the Sag Harbor Express


Planetizen names The End of the Suburbs one of the top 10 books of the year


“The most important book of 2013,” book review by Charles Marohn for Better! Cities and Towns and also on Strong Towns

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“New urban centers sub for the suburbs in the American dream,” Sheree R. Curry, AOL Real Estate


Review by John Norquist, Congress for the New Urbanism blog


“From Suburb to City (or Something Like It) in “The End of the Suburbs,” review by Brady Dale in Next City magazine


“Suburban Revitalization: Adjusting to the New Normal,” in the Urban Land Institute’s Urban Land magazine

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Reviewed in the Marion Star, Marion, OH


Reviewed by the website of the Cleveland Public Library


“Opinion: Desire to live near cities may drive trend in N.J. housing purchases,” the Times of Trenton, on NJ.com


“The End of the Suburbs?” on urbanmilwaukee.com


“Do Population Shifts Signal the End of Suburbia?” the West End Word, St. Louis, MO


“The American Dream is Moving,” book review, Peacock-Panache.com

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Review of The End of the Suburbs on Graham Today


A Q&A with Leigh about The End of the Suburbs in The Modern

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“Are the Suburbs Ending? A Conversation with Leigh Gallagher,” Livability.com


“The End of the Suburbs is definitely worth the money,” AmericaJR.com

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“Media native pens book about urban revivals,” Main Line Today


A talk with GreenBuilder magazine

More TV and Radio Appearances

Yahoo! Finance/The Daily Ticker, 8/7/13

Interview with Lizzie O’Leary on Marketplace, 8/1/13

The Diane Rehm Show, 8/7/13

To the Point, Public Radio International, 8/7/13

The Brian Lehrer Show, 8/8/13

Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/8/13

Praise for The End of the Suburbs on Morning Joe, 8/9/13

WCCO/CBS Radio, Minneapolis/St. Paul, 8/9/13

The Judith Regan Show, SiriusXM Radio, 8/17/13

Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN, 9/1/13

CNU Podcast

Strong Towns podcast

City Journal Podcast

Here and Now, 11/06/2013

Business News Network, 11/06/2013

“The End of the Suburb?” Interview on Public Radio International’s Innovation Hub

“Location, location, location:” A talk with Binnie Klein on WPKN Radio, Bridgeport, CT

Joe Nocera talks about the End of the Suburbs on WNYC’s Money Talking

The End of the Suburbs featured in Walk Score’s ‘Walkable Summer Reads’