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.
A young American goes to Pakistan to launch his journalism career. Twenty-two months later he’s expelled from the country. A first-person account of the power and appeal of the Taliban, the ideological cross-currents in Pakistan, and life in one of the world’s most dangerous places.
- Nicholas Schmidle journalist; fellow at the New America Foundation
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