Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer is an essayist for Time magazine, a contributing editor at Tricycle and Conde Nast Traveler, and the author of many books including Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, The Global Soul, and The Man Within My Head.

Magazine Personal Reflections

Dogs Abroad

Dogs I usually think of as four-legged muscle relaxants, wagging counterparts to Penelope, or helicopter look-alikes with floppy ears for radars. They are creatures of hearth and home—household gods with legs—and they tie us to the places we know, and mark our territory with their own. Reflecting our secret hopes back to us, they obligingly […]

By Pico Iyer
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