Corte Madera Class: Pico Iyer - The Beauty and Wisdom of Travel

The Beauty and Wisdom of Travel

Thursday, August 10th, 10:00am – 12:00pm PT


Corte Madera in-person class

This class will be held in a large room with a door open to outside for good ventilation.
Book Passage will continue to follow all state and local health guidelines.


A rare opportunity to study with Pico Iyer, one of the most sublime travel writers of our time.

In a unique, two-hour session, longtime traveler Pico Iyer will share stories, tips and discussion to open up the necessity of travel in our global neighborhood and practical ways to make our journeys rich and life-changing. Bring your questions, your pens and your open minds and see where the adventure takes you. Pico, the author of 16 books about mapping the world, will address both the philosophy of travel and the everyday ABC’s of trying to fashion an unforgettable experience.

Join Pico Iyer in an inspiring and rare 2 hour class that is certain to spark your creativity and hold you as he cracks open worlds. No one knows better how to sensitively approach cultures and navigate the humanity of the places you visit. Pico understands all the possibility of what you bring to travel and in turn can illuminate through your writing. Join us as he helps you to excavate the best of what you experience and bring it to the page. 

Pico Iyer is the acclaimed and bestselling author of more than a dozen books, translated into twenty-three languages. His journalism has appeared in Time, the New York Times, The New York Review of Books, the Financial Times, and more than 250 other periodicals worldwide. His TED talks have been viewed over eleven million times. He divides his time between Japan and a Benedictine hermitage in California.


Pico is on faculty at this year's Travel Writers & Photographers Conference. Read more about the upcoming conference here.





Book Passage Corte Madera
51 Tamal Vista blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925