Articles by Pico Iyer
Haruki Murakami's hypnotic novels are both entirely Japanese and entirely global
The author's latest novel is a fascinating and flawed exploration of how a writer can grow old without losing the anarchy and rage that motivates his work
Japan can look like a compendium of all the world's cultures. But it is just strange enough to make an eternal outsider feel at home
Babel: I am a Luddite who relies, every other moment, on technology.
For 30 years, Leonard Cohen has played at subverting his own success as a singer and poet. Now he is a monk at a Zen centre in California. Is this another put-on or has the sinner-songwriter finally...