About Carl Honoré
Carl Honoré is an award-winning writer and the leading voice of the Slow Movement. After working with street children in Brazil, he covered South America and Europe for the Economist, Observer, Houston Chronicle, National Post and Time magazine. His books on the surprising benefits of slowing down have been translated into more than 35 languages and landed on bestseller lists in many countries. He presents radio and television programs and his TED talk in praise of slowness has been viewed 3 million times. While writing his first book on the Slow Movement, he was given a speeding ticket.