Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer

Author, Critic, Essayist, Professor


Pico Iyer is the author of two novels and thirteen works of nonfiction, including three new books this year: Autumn Light and A Beginner’s Guide to Japan (both about his life near Kyoto) and This Could Be Home (about Singapore). Earlier books include such long-running reader favourites as Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk and The Art of Stillness. Since 1982, he has also been a frequent contributor to Time, the New York Times, Financial Times, Vanity Fair and more than 250 other periodicals worldwide. His four recent talks for TED have received more than eight million views so far. A graduate of Eton, Oxford and Harvard, Iyer served in 2019 as a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton.

皮柯·耶爾著有兩本小說和十三本非虛構作品,包括今年的三本新書,《Autumn Light》,《A Beginner’s Guide to Japan》(有關他在京都的生活)和 《This Could Be Home》(有關星加坡)。早期的作品包括讀者最愛的暢銷書,如《Video Night in Kathmandu》、《The Lady and the Monk》和《The Art of Stillness》等等。自1982年來, 他一直並為《時代雜誌》,《紐約時報》,《金融時報》,《浮華世界》等和全球超過250家期刊撰稿。他最近期為TED做的四個講座受超過8百萬次觀看。作為伊頓,牛津大學和哈佛大學的畢業生,耶爾在2019為普林斯頓大學擔任Ferris Professor of Journalism的職位。

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