Pico Iyer on writing, films, American pop culture & the persistence of the American Dream @kamlashow 2016

PODCAST: PICO IYER ON WRITING, FILMS, AMERICAN POP CULTURE & THE PERSISTENECE OF AMERICAN DREAM

Pico Iyer is an author and essayist, who divides his time between Japan and the US. We caught up with him in 2015 in San Francisco and spoke to him on a wide variety of topics ranging from how he defines his writing to his love for film, sports, American pop culture, the peristence of… Continue Reading


VIDEO: PICO IYER ON FILMS, TRAVEL, THE AMERICAN DREAM & MORE

Our interview with author and essayist Pico Iyer on writing, traveling, American pop culture, data obesity, mass distraction, films and Bollywood. Earlier this year Iyer was in San Francisco, which is where we recorded this interview. Is travel writer the best way to describe Iyer? He calls himself a “transport writer.” Transformation is a subject that… Continue Reading


VIDEO: PICO IYER ON IRAN AND ASGHAR FARHADI’s FILMS

Pico Iyer talks about Iran and Asghar Farhadi’s film. The question stemmed from an article Iyer wrote on this topic. This is part of an extended and free ranging interview with Iyer that we recorded in San Francisco. Stay tuned for that interview. We will post it on our YouTube channel.


Podcast: Pico Iyer on Dalai Lama and Communism Part-1

Pico Iyer is a well-known  author and essayist. In  2008 during a hectic book tour schedule Iyer graciously made time for an hour-long interview to talk about his book The Open Road: The Global Journey of the 14th Dalai Lama.   He first met the Dalai Lama through his father Prof. Raghavan N. Iyer, who taught at Oxford and University of… Continue Reading