Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of The World
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - datrappert - LibraryThing
I would read about pretty much any place Iyer wants to write about. Here he visits some out of the way places, and, as usual, through his talent for description and sense of humor, he brings them to life--at least for a little while. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
Some lovely evocative essays on the lonely beauty of the world. It's hard to believe that there are still pockets of solitude and areas that are removed from 21st century hustle and bustle. Beautifully written. Read full review