Pico Iyer Journeys

Some Fresh Pieces of Iyer (June 2014)

“A Midsummer Day’s Dream,” an essay on cricket for Wisden India 2014 Almanack: February 2014;

“The Winds of Changelessness”—an essay on the 3rd anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake—World Post, March 10, 2014;

“Night and Day”—an essay on the collective subconscious in a geopolitical context—World Post, March 17, 2014;

“The Folly of Thinking We Know”—New York Times Op-Ed on Malaysian Airlines 370, March 21, 2014;

“City Light Books has the true beat of San Francisco”–Los Angeles Times, March 24, 2014;

“Inspired by Clash of Ideas,” an essay on writing about medieval Iran while holed up in Manila’s red-light district—Los Angeles Times, April 13;

“The Miraculous Life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez,” an obituary—Time.com, April 17;

“Takashi Murakami’s Smiley Faces on a Mushroom Cloud”—World Post, May 5, 2014

“When Words Become Art”–an essay on Douglas Coupland’s Word Art, Vancouver Art Gallery catalogue. June 2014.

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