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The Wolf at the End of the World by Douglas Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good, unusual story, Nov. 30 2013
I rarely read books of this genre, but really enjoyed this well-written story. I was quickly drawn into the unique plot, which is interesting and unpredictable, and it was easy to identify with the well-developed characters. If you are at all inclined to buy this book then do so, I don't think you'll be disappointed.
Awake in the Heartland by Joan Tollifson
Awake in the Heartland by Joan Tollifson
Joan Tollifson has spent time with a number of teachers, including non-dual teachers Gangaji and Tony Parsons, and teachers from the Zen tradition including Charlotte Joko Beck and Toni Packer. Today she is not affiliated with any teacher or tradition, and writes with her own voice, although her respect for her teachers does come through.

Joan's book, 'Awake in the Heartland' is a very personal and honest account of her own journey toward awakening; there are numerous passages of great insight into our true nature and the nature of reality, and into the spiritual path in general, but she also writes of struggling with her doubts about whether she can awaken, her addiction to… Read more
The Second Book of the Tao by Stephen Mitchell
The Second Book of the Tao by Stephen Mitchell
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Translator Stephen Mitchell has drawn upon the teachings of the legendary Lao-tzu's disciple Chuang-tzu and Confucius' grandson Tzu-ssu to create a companion volume to the Tao Te Ching (the 'first' book of the Tao). Each of the sixty-four short chapters, which are presented in verse form, are accompanied by Mitchell's commentary on the facing page. Most of the teaching are so lucid that the reader may find the commentary being left unread, although Mitchell's insights are usually worth reading. This is a really nice volume which provides the reader with a beautiful and accessible introduction to the Taoist view of life; in some ways it may be a better entry point for the uninitiated than… Read more