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Pico Iyer

Born: February 11 1957
Born in: Oxford, England
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Pico Iyer

Siddharth Pico Raghavan Iyer (Tamil: சித்தார்த் பைக்கோ ராகவன் ஐயர்; born 11 February 1957), known as Pico Iyer, is a British-born essayist and novelist of Indian origin, best known for his travel writing. He is the author of numerous books on crossing cultures including Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk and The Global Soul. An essayist for Time since 1986, he also publishes regularly in Harper's, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, and many other publications.