In this age of constant movement and connectedness, perhaps staying in one place is a more exciting prospect, and a greater necessity than ever before. The Art of Stillness paints a picture of why so many have found richness in stillness and what - from Marcel Proust to Blaise Pascal to Phillipe Starck - they’ve gained there.
"A book everyone should experience"
More and more people worldwide are living in countries not considered their own. Writer Pico Iyer - who himself has three or four "origins" - meditates on the meaning of home, the joy of traveling, and the serenity of standing still.