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Falling off the Map

Some Lonely Places of the World

Falling off the Map( )
Author: Iyer, Pico
Series title:Vintage Departures Ser.
ISBN:978-0-679-74612-6
Publication Date:Apr 1994
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

The author of Video Night in Kathmandu ups the ante on himself in this sublimely evocative and acerbically funny tour through the world's loneliest and most eccentric places. From Iceland to Bhutan to Argentina, Iyer remains both uncannily observant and hilarious.

Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Essays & Travelogues
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.29 x 7.99 x 0.46 Inches
Book Weight:0.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Iyer, Pico (Author)
Pico Iyer was born in Oxford, England to Indian parents, who immigrated to California in 1957. He received a B.A. and M.A. from Oxford University and a second masters degree from Harvard University. From 1982 to 1985, he was a writer for Time magazine. Following a leave of absence to visit Asia, Iyer wrote Video Nights in Katmandu: And Other Reports from the Not-So-Far East. In 1986 he returned to Time as a contributor. He also contributes regularly to Conde Nast Traveler magazine.

Pico Iyer has written several other travel books including The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto; Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places in the World; and Tropical Classical: Essays from Several Directions.

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