Travel Writer, Pico Iyer, to deliver World Affairs Lecture
Pico Iyer, one of our most respected travel writers, is the author of several books about cultures converging. His complete list of books includes The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home; Tropical Classical: Essays from Several Directions; Abandon; Cuba and the Night: A Novel;Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of the World; The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto;Video Night in Kathmandu: And Other Reports from the Not-So-Far East; and The Recovery of Innocence. The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (2009), covers three decades of his friendship with the Dalai Lama, explaining his work and ideas about politics, science, technology, and religion. In addition, Pico Iyer’s articles appear often in Harper’s, Time, and the New York Review of Books.