Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer is the author of 16 books, translated into 23  languages, on subjects ranging from globalism to the Cuban Revolution and from stillness to the 14th Dalai Lama. His four TED talks have received more than 11 million views so far.

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The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise

Today FO° Books features an excerpt from The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise by Pico Iyer, a personal account of a very special travel writer’s quest to discover the secret of peace in the places different societies have associated with paradise. Pico Iyer has been called “a secular writer with an eye for the spiritual.” In this excerpt he shares his first impressions of a not very... Continue Reading

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