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The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere (Ted Books) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476784724
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Simon & Schuster/ Ted - November 4th, 2014

Pico Iyer has been one of our most insightful cultural observers, immersing himself in our new global culture. He has hung out with the Dalai Lama in Dharmsala and written about Kathmandu, Graham Greene and his adopted home in Kyoto. In this essay taken from his TED talk, Iyer explores our need for finding a still place in the midst of our lives. He examines the monastic roots in religious traditions and shares how he carves out the quiet place we all need in a busy modern life.