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Product Description: Destroying books has traditionally been seen as a brutal, almost inhumane, act. Is it possible that instead, book destruction can be turned into beautiful and inspiring works of art? That's the premise behind a new book from distinguished designer and photographer, Julius Friedman...read more
By Julius Friedman and Pico Iyer (foreword by)

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9781938462191 | Old Stone Pr, April 20, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Destroying books has traditionally been seen as a brutal, almost inhumane, act.

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Product Description: En un mundo en el que, gracias a las redes sociales, se nos ofrece distraccion las 24 horas y en la cual nos sentimos a la vez sobrecargados de informacion pero con miedo a perdernos algo, este libro trae una solucion simple. Detente, aunque sea durante poco tiempo...read more
By Eydis Einarsdottir (photographer) and Pico Iyer

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9788492921348 | Urano, January 15, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: En un mundo en el que, gracias a las redes sociales, se nos ofrece distraccion las 24 horas y en la cual nos sentimos a la vez sobrecargados de informacion pero con miedo a perdernos algo, este libro trae una solucion simple.

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Product Description: This wide-ranging boxed set of ten TED Books titles covers everything from architecture to business, space travel to love: The Terrorist’s Son, The Mathematics of Love, The Art of Stillness, The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings, Beyond Measure, Judge This, How We’ll Live on Mars, Why We Work, The Laws of Medicine, and Follow Your Gut...read more

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9781501139130 | Box edition (Ted, December 8, 2015), cover price $159.00 | About this edition: This wide-ranging boxed set of ten TED Books titles covers everything from architecture to business, space travel to love: The Terrorist’s Son, The Mathematics of Love, The Art of Stillness, The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings, Beyond Measure, Judge This, How We’ll Live on Mars, Why We Work, The Laws of Medicine, and Follow Your Gut.

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Product Description: Award-winning photographer Lorne Resnick showcases the beauty and vibrancy of Cuba in stunning images captured over twenty years.Being in Cuba feels like falling in love with the person you know you were meant to be with. It’s exhilarating and bewitching...read more
By Pico Iyer (foreword by)

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9781608876747 | Insight Editions, November 24, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Award-winning photographer Lorne Resnick showcases the beauty and vibrancy of Cuba in stunning images captured over twenty years.

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9781442375840 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, November 4, 2014), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: This extraordinary collection perfectly portrays the architectural, geographic and historical significance of ruins that are considered world wonders and little known gems. Included are monumental temples of Mexico's Mayan civilization, a Colonial era palace on the island of Haiti, earthquake-ravaged cathedrals in Guatemala, and astonishing Incan citadels in Peru's Sacred Valley - culminating with the breathtaking beauty of Machu Picchu...read more
By Arthur Drooker and Pico Iyer (foreword by)

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9781851497584 | Antique Collectors Club Ltd, April 16, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This extraordinary collection perfectly portrays the architectural, geographic and historical significance of ruins that are considered world wonders and little known gems.
9781851496747 | Antique Collectors Club Ltd, November 16, 2011, cover price $49.95

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Product Description: Ever since he first discovered Graham Greene's work, Pico Iyer has felt a haunting closeness with the English writer. In The Man Within My Head, Iyer follows Greene's trail from his first novel, The Man Within, to such later classics as The Quiet American, examining Greene's obsessions, his elusiveness, and his penchant for mystery...read more

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9780307267610 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 3, 2012, cover price $25.95

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9780307387561 | Vintage Books, January 22, 2013, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Ever since he first discovered Graham Greene's work, Pico Iyer has felt a haunting closeness with the English writer.

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Product Description: An NYRB Classics OriginalA humble clerk and his loving wife scrape out a quiet existence on the margins of Tokyo. Resigned, following years of exile and misfortune, to the bitter consequences of having married without their families’ consent, and unable to have children of their own, Sōsuke and Oyone find the delicate equilibrium of their household upset by a new obligation to meet the educational expenses of Sōsuke’s brash younger brother...read more
By Pico Iyer (introduced by), William F. Sibley (trans) and Natsume Soseki

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9781590175873 | New York Review of Books, December 4, 2012, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An NYRB Classics OriginalA humble clerk and his loving wife scrape out a quiet existence on the margins of Tokyo.

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Product Description: W. Somerset Maugham was one of the seminal writers of the twentieth century, and his travel writing has long been considered among his finest work. Now, acclaimed travel writer Pico Iyer maps out a masterful tour of these vivid, evocative pieces that are collected here for the first time...read more
By Pico Iyer (editor)

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9780307272126 | Everymans Library, November 3, 2009, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: W.

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Product Description: One of the seminal writers of the twentieth century, W. Somerset Maugham was also a fearless and constant traveler who chronicled his adventures with a rare mix of wit and excitement. In The Skeptical Romancer, acclaimed travel writer Pico Iyer selects vignettes of Maugham's wise and vivid prose that track his transformation from a boyish traveler in Spain to a worldly man of letters, looking back on India, China, Russia, and America...read more

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9780307473189 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, February 14, 2012), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: One of the seminal writers of the twentieth century, W.

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Product Description: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format.] When Pico Iyer decided to go to Kyoto and live in a monastery, he did so to learn about Zen Buddhism from the inside, to get to know Kyoto, one of the loveliest old cities in the world, and to find out something about Japanese culture today--not the world of businessmen and production lines, but the traditional world of changing seasons and the silence of temples, of the images woven through literature, of the lunar Japan that still lives on behind the rising sun of geopolitical power...read more
By Ralph Coshman (narrator) and Pico Iyer

CD/Spoken Word:

9781441785305 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 20, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format.

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Product Description: Sacred grounds and even simple landscapes can put us in direct touch with the spirit. From the prehistoric megaliths of Carnac in Brittany to the Shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad, Iran, to the giant medicine wheel at Bighorn, Wyoming, 100 Journeys for the Spirit reveals the mysticism enveloped in these tranquil settings...read more
By Pico Iyer (foreword by), Joseph III Marshall (contributor), Michael Ondaatje (contributor) and Paul Theroux (contributor)

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9781907486326, titled "100 Journeys for the Spirit: Sacred*inspiring*mysterious*enlightening" | Duncan Baird Pub, October 5, 2010, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Sacred grounds and even simple landscapes can put us in direct touch with the spirit.

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Product Description: The renowned nonfiction annual makes its Penguin debut For more than a decade, Philip Zaleski has collected into a single volume the best spiritual essays and poetry of the year. The Best Spiritual Writing 2010, featuring essays by John Updike and Diane Ackerman, poems from Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney and Pulitzer Prize-winner Louise Glück, and personal reflections by Richard Rodriguez and Leon Wieseltier, is sure to expand on the series' already wide recognition and reach the growing audience of readers searching for unsurpassed spiritual writing...read more
By Pico Iyer (introduced by)

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9780143116769 | Penguin USA, January 5, 2010, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The renowned nonfiction annual makes its Penguin debut For more than a decade, Philip Zaleski has collected into a single volume the best spiritual essays and poetry of the year.

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Product Description: Two comic gems from the father of modern Indian fiction- available in one volume for the first time These two novels show R. K. Narayan at his best, offering enchanting tales of human absurdity that are also skillfully woven parables infused with Hindu mysticism...read more
By Pico Iyer (introduced by)

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9780143105800 | Penguin Classics, July 28, 2009, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Two comic gems from the father of modern Indian fiction- available in one volume for the first time These two novels show R.

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Product Description: “Virginia Beahan is one of our most accomplished and eloquent photographers. Her images remind us that the best landscapes have as much to tell us about history and culture as they do about topography. Looking at CUBA singing with bright tears, I am heartened to see that it is still possible to make a perfect photograph...read more
By Jon Lee Anderson (contributor), Virginia Beahan (photographer) and Pico Iyer (contributor)

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9780976195559 | 1 edition (Pond Pr, April 1, 2009), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: “Virginia Beahan is one of our most accomplished and eloquent photographers.

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Product Description: An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard...read more
By Pico Iyer (introduced by)

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9780143105510 | Penguin Classics, September 30, 2008, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard.

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Product Description: For over three decades, Pico Iyer, one of our most cherished travel writers, has been a friend to the Dalai Lama. Over these years through intimate conversations, he has come to know him in a way that few can claim. Here he paints an unprecedented portrait of one of the most singular figures of our time, explaining the Dalai Lama's work and ideas about politics, science, technology, and religion...read more

Hardcover:

9780307267603 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 25, 2008), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: One of the most acclaimed and perceptive observers of globalism and Buddhism now gives us the first serious consideration—for Buddhist and non-Buddhist alike—of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama’s work and ideas as a politician, scientist, and philosopher.

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9780307387554 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, March 10, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: For over three decades, Pico Iyer, one of our most cherished travel writers, has been a friend to the Dalai Lama.
9780747597261 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, April 21, 2008, cover price $21.80 | About this edition: One of the most acclaimed and perceptive observers of globalism and Buddhism now gives us the first serious consideration—for Buddhist and non-Buddhist alike—of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama’s work and ideas as a politician, scientist, and philosopher.

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9789889836221 | Chameleon Pr Ltd, November 1, 2005, cover price $14.00

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Follows the psychologically significant forays of a cultural journalist to such sites as a Bolivian prison, a hidden monastery in Tibet, and the Khmer Rouge killing fields of Cambodia, a journey during which he met such individuals as Kazuo Ishiguro, the Dalai Lama, and W. G. Sebald. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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9780375415067 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 2004, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Presents essays, book reviews, and miscellaneous pieces in which the author discusses his visits to some of the world's poorest and most exotic places, such as Bali, Haiti, Ethiopia, and Oman.

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9781400031030 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, April 12, 2005), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Follows the psychologically significant forays of a cultural journalist to such sites as a Bolivian prison, a hidden monastery in Tibet, and the Khmer Rouge killing fields of Cambodia, a journey during which he met such individuals as Kazuo Ishiguro, the Dalai Lama, and W.

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A definitive compilation of short fiction by the critically acclaimed author of The Quiet American and The Third Man features forty-nine stories that capture all facets of the human experience and includes works originally published in two volumes--Collected Short Stories and The Last Word and Other Stories. Original.
By Graham Greene and Pico Iyer (trans)

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9780143039105 | Penguin Classics, February 28, 2005, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A definitive compilation of short fiction by the critically acclaimed author of The Quiet American and The Third Man features forty-nine stories that capture all facets of the human experience and includes works originally published in two volumes--Collected Short Stories and The Last Word and Other Stories.

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Edited by the acclaimed author of Video Night in Kathmandu, the latest volume in the annual series presents a wide-ranging anthology of the finest travel writing published over the past year, selected from a wide variety of magazines, newspapers, and Web sites and encompassing contributions by Roger Angell, Joan Didion, John McPee, Tim Cahill, Adam Gopnik, George Packer, and other notable authors. Simultaneous.
By Pico Iyer (editor)

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9780618341269 | Mariner Books, October 14, 2004, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in the previous year, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites.

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Obsessed with the teachings of Sufism, John Macmillain, an English graduate student studying in California, follows the trail of some rumored ancient Islamic manuscripts on a vain search that brings him back empty- handed to California and to an encounter with Camilla Jensen, an enigmatic and elusive young woman. Reprint. 17,000 first printing.

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9781400030859 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, April 1, 2004), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Obsessed with the teachings of Sufism, John Macmillain, an English graduate student studying in California, follows the trail of some rumored ancient Islamic manuscripts on a vain search that brings him back empty- handed to California and to an encounter with Camilla Jensen, an enigmatic and elusive young woman.

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A photographic tour of the faiths and people of India is a tribute to the region's experience and rich diversity, noting how its secular nature enables the harmonious coexistence of multiple religions. 25,000 first printing.

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9780060578237 | 1 edition (Harper San Francisco, December 1, 2003), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A photographic tour of the faiths and people of India is a tribute to the region's experience and rich diversity, noting how its secular nature enables the harmonious coexistence of multiple religions.

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Obsessed with the teachings of Sufism, John Macmillain, an English graduate student studying in California, follows the trail of some rumored ancient Islamic manuscripts on a vain search that brings him back empty handed to California and to an encounter with Camilla Jensen, an enigmatic and elusive young woman. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780375415050 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 2003, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Obsessed with the teachings of Sufism, John Macmillan, an English graduate student studying in California, follows the trail of some ancient Islamic manuscripts on a vain search that brings him to an encounter with the enigmatic Camilla Jensen.

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