Pico Iyer is the author, most recently, of Autumn Light and A Beginner’s Guide to Japan, twinned and contradictory books on his longtime home. This essay is adapted from Now Comes Good Sailing: Writers Reflect on Henry David Thoreau, edited by Andrew Blauner.
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