An Evening with Pico Iyer - Writer's Symposium by the Sea 2020

3/17/2020; 58 minutes

Pico Iyer was named "arguably the world's greatest living travel writer," by Outside, and is the author of over a dozen books and countless essays. The New Yorker called Iyer an "intellectual and spiritual adventurer." Iyer explores these two intertwined spheres--the inner and the outer--in his writings and in three recent TED Talks, which have racked up some eight million views. Iyer is the author of two novels and ten works of nonfiction, including such perennial favorites as Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto, and The Global Soul. His best-selling 2008 book, The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, was drawn from decades of talks and travels with the Tibetan leader. Iyer's newest book, Autumn Light, out in April 2019, is a far-reaching meditation on impermanence, mortality, and grief that draws extensively on his more than 30 years of living in Japan. (#35142)

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