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The Half Known Life by Pico Iyer
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Jan 10, 2023 | ISBN 9780593420256

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Praise for The Half Known Life:
 
“Pico Iyer has done the impossible with this book. . . This is a singular offering of magnetic story, deep thinking, truth telling, and spiritual refreshment for our tumultuous young century.”New York Times bestselling author Krista Tippett
 
“In elegant and ecstatic prose, Pico Iyer uncovers our wonderful capacity for hope, wearing his erudition so lightly. I was revitalized by this book.” —New York Times bestselling author Katherine May
 
“To step into The Half Known Life feels both a privilege and a necessity. . . Iyer is more than a guide or a compatriot in an unfamiliar land: in the inward journey to lucidity he is a companion of our own searching minds.” —PEN Award winner Yiyun Li
 
“In this brilliantly told Buddhist parable, Pico Iyer takes the reader from London to Santa Barbara, Jerusalem to Sri Lanka, Japan’s Bridge of Heaven to Varanasi, exploring the insatiable human longing for Paradise while acutely observingwith irony, wit, and empathythe paradoxes inherent in actual experience.” —New York Times bestselling author Dr. Elaine Pagels
 
“Nothing less than a guided tour of the human soul. Filled with hope, wisdom, and extraordinary tenderness, this is a book not only for the ages, but for our very specific, very troubled age. A masterpiece.”  —New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert
 
“This book combines the wisdom of a lifelong traveler with the insights of a dazzling range of spiritual traditions, sparking our enthusiasm for more adventures: both around the world and inside the soul.”  —Pulitzer Prize winner Benjamin Moser

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