Program 611: Pico in Lockdown; Socrates Express; Fiji

Release Date: 08-15-2020


Writer Pico Iyer looks for silver linings to the pandemic lockdowns. Eric Weiner explores the life lessons he gained by visiting the home turf of the world's great thinkers and philosophers. And the author of a guidebook to Fiji shares the tourism highlights of the South Pacific nation where her family has lived for generations.


  • Writer Pico Iyer, author of "Autumn Light" (Knopf) and "The Art of Stillness" (TED Books)
  • Eric Weiner, author of "The Socrates Express" (Avid Reader Press-Simon & Schuster)
  • Minal Hajratwala, author of the Moon Fiji guidebook

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Program Extras

More with Minal Hajratwala - Minal Hajratwala, author of the Moon Fiji guidebook, shares her favorite Fijian word, and tells us what it says about Fijian society. (runs 1:23)