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Book Reading by William Powers, Author of ‘New Slow City’


Many of us know the struggle between balancing life and work and everything in between. Is it possible to find connections in nature and free time while living in a bustling city? 

This week, author William Powers will talk about his new book, New Slow City: Living Simply in the World’s Fastest City, which details his goal of living in New York City with his wife to live a slow, simple life. 

Details here: 

When:  Thursday, November 13th, 6 p.m.
Where: Penn Book Center,130 S. 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
What:  William Powers talks about his new bookNew Slow City: Living Simply in the World’s Fastest City.

Learn how William Powers was able to live the slow, simple life in the hustle and bustle of NewYork City. Powers and his wife jettisoned 80 percent of their stuff and moved into a 350-square-foot “micro apartment” in Greenwich Village. Discovering a colorful cast of New Yorkers attempting to resist the culture of Total Work, Powers offers an inspiring exploration for anyone trying to make urban life more people- and planet-friendly.

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