Pico Iyer


Pico Iyer is a British-born essayist and novelist long based in both California and Japan. He is the author of numerous books about crossing cultures, among them Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, and The Global Soul. An essayist for Time since 1986, he also publishes regularly in Harper's, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, and many other publications across the globe.


In Praise of the Useless Life: A Monk's Memoir

Paul Quenon


Cuba and the Night

Pico Iyer


The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto

Pico Iyer


The Year of the Hare

Arto Paasilinna


Congai - Mistress of Indochine

Harry Hervey


The Book

Julius Friedman



Pico Iyer


The Man Within My Head

Pico Iyer


The Asiatics

Frederic Prokosch