C. C. Tsai is one of Asia's most beloved illustrators. His bestselling editions of the Chinese classics have introduced generations of readers to the wisdom of such luminaries as Confucius, Sunzi, and Zhuangzi. Born in Taiwan, Tsai now lives in Hangzhou, China. Pico Iyer is the author of fifteen books, including The Global Soul, Autumn Light, and The Open Road, a meditation on thirty-four years spent talking with the Dalai Lama. Iyer's four TED talks have been viewed nine million times. Brian Bruya is professor of philosophy at Eastern Michigan University, where he teaches Chinese and comparative philosophy. He has translated many of Tsai's books into English.