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.
This month’s Readers Review panel discusses "The Confessions of Nat Turner," novelist William Styron’s retelling of the life of the man who led the Virginia slave revolt of 1831.
- Lou Stovall artist, printmaker and board member of the PEN/Faulkner Awards for Fiction
- Valerie Babb professor of English at Georgetown University
- David Ignatius columnist, "The Washington Post;" co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on washingtonpost.com.
- The Right Reverand Jane Holmes Dixon The Right Reverend Jane Holmes Dixon, retired Episcopal Bishop of Washington, Pro-tempore.
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