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In conversation with Paul Holdengrber, Pico Iyer will unravel the mysterious communion he has always had with Graham Greene, illuminated now in The Man Within My Head . Iyer, at home nowhere, will examine the nature of his elective affinities with
Listening to a TED.com talk by travel writer Pico Iyer , I found my thought captured by this question...They're places of real beauty beaches, mountains, rivers, gardens. Or venues where I've spent happy times with family and friends.
But then she wrote a blog entry on the ABC news website, no less! saying he had been mean to her a bully, even and then an almost-interesting debate began: What is the point of interviews with actors promoting films?...Why do they have to play along
The show releases a new album featuring 44 comedians doing stand-up or sketches, recorded from four earlier shows this year. The new album features bits by Dana Gould, Kyle Kinane, Natasha Leggero, Eric Andre, Rory Scovel, James Adomian, Moshe Kasher,
February 2, 2013 The Hindu Illustration by Nidhi Dugar Kundalia. There's curiosity, but not enough cheek and dissection, in the recently concluded Jaipur Literature Fest. The sixth edition of the Jaipur Literature Fest has come and gone. What began
India (AP) The Dalai Lama is set to headline India's Jaipur Literature Festival to speak about faith with one of his biographers, Pico Iyer. The Tibetan spiritual leader will hold a session on the festival's first day, Thursday, titled: Kinships of
Nature, Literature and the Arts" (Columbia University Press) by Haruo Shirane. The whole seasonal consciousness of Japan, so meticulously considered and observed, is an intangible cultural tradition, though it has a certain physical embodiment in
Tony McGrath In The Man Within My Head whose original subtitle promised a discussion of "the Parents We Never Quite Know" Pico Iyer adopts Greene as an alternative paternal figure, one who has haunted and mirrored his life and his sensibilities.
Offhand, one can recall Nicholson Baker's quirky U And I , about his fixation with John Updike; Geoff Dyer's Out Of Sheer Rage , about his attempts to grapple with the life of DH Lawrence; and, more recently, Tom Grimes' Mentor, about his
he taught Pico Iyer how to move around the world'. Photograph: AFP The last acknowledgement at the end of Pico Iyer's 10th book is to the man within his head, "to the author who, almost in spite of himself, taught me and so many others how to move