Listen to this evening with David Lida, author of First Stop in the New World: Mexico City, The Capital of the 21st Century.
First Stop is fast establishing itself as the authoritative guide to contemporary Mexico City. Lida was born in New York but left when he saw much of what he loved about the city "energy, spontaneity, cultural richness ” fading in the face of development. He found all those things, and more, in Mexico City, where he has lived and worked as a journalist for 15 years.
Lida spoke about his adoptive city and took questions from the audience. Mexico City native Gabriel Feijoo moderated.
Recorded Thursday, October 01, 2009 at Stop Smiling Storefront.