Carl Honoré

Carl Honoré is a writer, broadcaster and TED speaker.

The Wall Street Journal hailed him as “an in-demand spokesman on slowness” while CBC Sunday Edition called him “inarguably, the world’s leading evangelist for the Slow Movement.”

After working with street children in Brazil, Carl covered Europe and South America for the Economist, Observer, Miami Herald, Houston Chronicle, Time and other publications. Along the way, he won a Citation for Excellence from the Overseas Press Club of America.

Translated into 35 languages, Carl’s bestselling books examine our compulsion to hurry and chronicle a global trend towards putting on the brakes. He presented a series for BBC Radio 4 called The Slow Coach and a TV show called Frantic Family Rescue on Australia’s ABC 1.