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Pico Iyer

3.8 of 5 Votes: 5
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The Man Within My Head (2012)
3.66 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Iyer has been haunted for most of his life by Graham Greene. He refers to Greene as his 'shadow associate'. Iyer tries here to work out what it is about Greene's writing (Iyer never met him but wrote him one letter) that makes him so talismanic. There is much analysis of Greene's...
The Virtue of Stillness (2014)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I received a free copy of this book through Goodreads First Reads. FTC guidelines: check!For those folks out there who haven't heard Iyer's TED talk on this topic, I would recommend that you watch it first, then read this. I read this and then I listened to the talk- almost all ...
The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere (2014)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: What a stimulating yet calming and thoughtful book. The book is filled with insights both philosophical and scientific regarding the wisdom of taking time to slow down and celebrate one’s own Sabbath. Iyer offers beautifully that not only will it be good for us but also we the re...
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