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Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer, acclaimed travel reporter and author of The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home, was born in Oxford, England, and was educated at Eton, Oxford, and Harvard. He has been widely published, including articles in Time, the New York Review of Books, and the Times of London.

MARS HILL AUDIO Journal

Volume 48

Guests on Volume 48: Jon Butler, on the United States as a modern society—in 1776; Gary Cross, on An All-Consuming Century: Why Commercialism Won in Modern America; Zygmunt Bauman, on the loss of permanence and solidity; Pico Iyer, on The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home; Richard Stivers, on sex and violence in media and the rule of technology; Larry Woiwode, on stories and giving form to experience; Alan Jacobs, on Philip Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy; and James Trott, on poetry and piety.