Carl Honoré


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Carl Honoré is a Canadian journalist who wrote the internationally best-selling book In Praise of Slow about the Slow Movement. In 2008, he came out with a new book, Under Pressure: Rescuing Our Children from the Culture of Hyper-Parenting,[1] which promotes a more relaxed and hands-off technique for raising and educating children: slow parenting.

Honoré was born in Scotland but considers Edmonton his hometown. After he graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in History and Italian, he worked with street children in Brazil, which inspired him to take up journalism. Since 1991, he has reported from all over Europe and South America, spending three years as a correspondent in Buenos Aires. 

His work has appeared in publications including the Economist, Observer, American Way, National Post, Globe and Mail, Houston Chronicle, and the Miami Herald. He has appeared on Fox and Friends and Dennis Miller and was the subject of a double-page spread in Newsweek. He currently works and lives in London with his wife and their two children.

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