Eric Klinenberg http://kalw.org en The Spot 3.20.14 When You're Lonely, Life is Very Long http://kalw.org/post/spot-32014-when-youre-lonely-life-very-long <p>Theory of Everything: <strong><a href="http://toe.prx.org/2014/03/when-youre-lonely-life-is-very-long/">When You're Lonely, Life is Very Long</a></strong>.&nbsp; After moving to New York, writer Olivia Laing discovered the truth about loneliness. <em>She says it&nbsp;is a gift</em>. &nbsp;Eric Klinenberg explains why more and more people are choosing to live alone and why cities like New York must invest in housing stock that singletons <em>actually want to live in</em>, the type of housing they have in Scandinavian countries. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:04:21 +0000 Matt Martin 41218 at http://kalw.org The Spot 3.20.14 When You're Lonely, Life is Very Long Today on Your Call: Why are so many people choosing to live on their own? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-why-are-so-many-people-choosing-live-their-own <p>On today&rsquo;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation with Eric Klinenberg, author of &quot;Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone.&quot; We&#39;ll also be joined by The Atlantic&#39;s Kate Bolick, whose piece about single women was one of the most widely read in 2011<em style="font-style: normal; color: rgb(0,0,0); font-weight: bold">.</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;In 1950, four million American adults lived alone. Today that figure has risen to 31 million. So what explains this drastic demographic change? Mon, 13 Feb 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 5760 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Why are so many people choosing to live on their own?