Karachi http://kplu.org en NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to KPLU about 'Instant City' http://kplu.org/post/nprs-steve-inskeep-talks-kplu-about-instant-city <p>What happens when a city experiences explosive growth and balloons into a vast metropolis? That&#39;s what happened to Karachi, Pakistan which has grown from 400,000 people in the 1940s to more than 13-million people today. NPR&#39;s Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep talked to KPLU&#39;s Kirsten Kendrick about the growing pains of one of the world&#39;s fastest-growing cities which is the subject of his new book, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/10/13/141316474/inskeep-explores-growing-pains-of-an-instant-city"><em>Instant City - Life And Death In Karachi</em>.</a></p> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 12:16:25 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick 3023 at http://kplu.org NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to KPLU about 'Instant City'