University of Chicago Press

Most architects could describe the 21st century’s first decade in six words: security, icons, boom, bust, green, infrastructure. Blair Kamin, Hon. AIA, the Pulitzer Prize–winning architecture critic of the Chicago Tribune and a contributing editor for Architectural Record, touches on all of these topics in Terror and Wonder, which collects 51 of his articles from the past 10 years. • $30; University of Chicago Press