Stories from the New China

Stories from the New China

Constant Wonder

Shanghai Free Taxi

Episode: Shanghai Free Taxi

  • Feb 12, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 27:37 mins

When he was based in Shanghai, Frank Langfitt wanted to understand how ordinary people viewed the country’s rapid changes, so he started a free taxi cab service, where the cab fare was simply conversation. Guest: Frank Langfitt, NPR's Shanghai-based correspondent and author of "The Shanghai Free Taxi: Journeys with the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China"