American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Guest Host: Susan Page
James Kynge is the former bureau chief of the “Financial Times” in Beijing. John Pomfret was the Washington Post’s Beijing bureau chief. Each has written a new book about life in China. They’ll look at the past and talk about the future of China.
- James Kynge former bureau chief of the Financial Times in Beijing and author of "China Shakes the World" (Houghton Mifflin).
- John Pomfret diplomatic correspondent, "The Washington Post"; author of "Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China."
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