BOOK LAUNCH for SPACING’S “50 OBJECTS THAT DEFINE TORONTO”
Time capsules are usually buried, but here’s one you can carry in your pocket. A city guide for visitors, locals, and ghosts, 50 Objects That Define Toronto is an eye-opening and sometimes heartbreaking survey of 12,000 years of human habitation on the shores of Lake Ontario. A beautiful object itself, Spacing’s charming book carries on the magazine’s tireless dedication to the history, politics, and culture of this great city. It’s a wonderful book and a gesture of love.
—Michael Redhill, author of Consolation
This is the first book from the nation’s leading magazine on Canadian urbanism. Spacing surveyed some of the most well-read local historians and know-it-alls to come up with this fantastic list. The editors aimed to reflect the city’s culture, commerce, athletics, politics, diversity, and pre-European history. While no list like this could ever be considered perfect, these 50 objects are an excellent starting point for readers to dive deeper into the city’s fascinating and compelling history.
PRICE: $15 / SIZE: 3.5” x 5” / PAGES: 136
PLEASE NOTE: You can pre-order the book and have it shipped to you on the week of June 20th.