2 Mar 2015

Author interview - Micheal Booth

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:13 pm on 2 March 2015

Just about every survey about the best places to live or the happiest people on earth include one or more of the Scandinavian countries. The Nordic nations are often held up as the template for other countries to emulate in education or social and economic development. When British journalist Micheal Booth married his Danish wife and moved to Copenhagen, he says he was bewildered by the reality of life in Denmark versus the hype . He attempts to sent the record straight in his new book, The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia