Roman Krznaric is a cultural thinker and writer on the art of living. He is a founding faculty member of The School of Life in London, and advises organisations including Oxfam, Friends of the Earth and the United Nations on using empathy and conversation to create social change. He is also founder of the world’s first Empathy Library. He has been named by The Observer as one of Britain’s leading lifestyle philosophers.
He regularly speaks at public events on topics such as empathy and the art of living. Recent appearances include the Edinburgh International Festival, the Latitude Arts Festival and the London Design Festival. His media work ranges from articles in the Guardian and Wall Street Journal to interviews on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, Channel 4 and PBS television in the United States.
Roman’s new book, CARPE DIEM RECLAIMED – The Story of a Cultural Hijack, will be published in 2017 by Perigee/Penguin in America and by Unbound in the UK.
THE WONDERBOX: Curious Histories of How to Live
HOW TO FIND FULFILLING WORK EMPATHY: A Handbook for Revolution
THE FIRST BEAUTIFUL GAME: Stories of Obsession in Real Tennis
CARPE DIEM RECLAIMED - published: 2017
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