Accidental City: The Transformation of Toronto was published in Canada by Macfarlane Walter & Ross and in the United States by Houghton Mifflin.
"Toronto is one of the truly sparkling communities on our continent. This sparkling books tells how this has come about." -- J. K. Galbraith
"Fulford, the foremost cultural journalist in the country," exhibits "his eye for the significant anecdote and the telling quotation, his awareness of the broad social and cultural context, his sense of irony, his unerring ability to puncture myth and pretension, and above all the grace and wit of his prose." -- Philip Marchand, The Toronto Star
"A witty, incisive study in urban development." -- Publisher's Weekly
"Accidental City is a joy...not just for Torontonians but for anyone interested in modern city life." -- Quill & Quire
"A book that has taught me a lot about my town." -- Mayor Barbara Hall