Pico Iyer on What Literature Can Teach Us Right Now
From the Quarantine Tapes Podcast with Paul Holdengraber
Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. Each day, Paul calls a guest for a brief discussion about how they are experiencing the global pandemic.
On today’s episode, Paul Holdengräber makes a call to Japan to speak with Pico Iyer.
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Pico Iyer is the author of 15 books, translated into 23 languages. Two of his most recent books, The Art of Stillness and Autumn Light (a meditation on impermanence), may seem eerily relevant right now.