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"Beautiful and accessible; the English, as 'fluid as melting ice,' is a joy to read throughout." -- -- The New Republic
Stephen Mitchell attended Amherst, the University of Paris, and Yale. His many books include The Book of Job, Tao Te Ching, Parables and Portraits, The Gospel According to Jesus, A Book of Psalms, Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke, and Genesis. Byron Katie, author of Loving What Is and an inspirational speaker.
Product performed exactly as advertised. I strongly recommend it to anyone looking for a good translation.Published 9 months ago by Brian
A lucid, illuminating translation that I have read and re-read.Published 14 months ago by Robrt Livingstone
If you like Stephen Mitchell's translation of the Tao Te Ching, this is an excellent buy. I find Mitchell's translation to be simple and yet very eloquent. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Ryan
the cover is different on the edition i got and it is a prettier cover than the original. but the book inside is still full of the same insight and wisdom.Published 23 months ago by byron
...this should be required reading for all
so simple so 'true" a wonderful translation. i bought several and keep giving them away to others...... Read more
a very good version I practice the teachinhs and share with inmates in two institutions - it is a very valuable asset for me in my volunteer work as well as in my personal lif I... Read morePublished on June 27 2013 by jack martin
An excellent read - wonderfully concise, pure and 'simplistic'. Great interpretations of the ancient sayings, wonderfully written. A great daily meditation guide.Published on Oct. 11 2011 by Paul in Ottawa
Tao Te Ching: A New English Version I admire the translations of poetry by Stephen Mitchell, particularly his work with the poetry of Rilke, but I do find this translation just a... Read morePublished on Jan. 6 2010 by Johnny Darkness
My copy of the Daodejing is a wood-block print edition from China in traditional characters, thus, I don't really bother with buying new English Translations, especialy ones... Read morePublished on May 28 2004 by Austin M. Kramer