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Zen Buddhism: A History (Japan) (Treasures of the World's Religions) (Volume 2)
James W. Heisig, Heinrich Dumoulin, Paul F. Knitter
The Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodo
Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead, Kosho Uchiyama Roshi, Shohaku Okumura, Shohaku Okumura
Living by Vow: A Practical Introduction to Eight Essential Zen Chants and Texts
Shohaku Okumura
Grant
Ron Chernow
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path
Zoketsu Norman Fischer, Ayya Khema
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James W. Heisig, Heinrich Dumoulin, Paul F. Knitter
Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead, Kosho Uchiyama Roshi, Shohaku Okumura, Shohaku Okumura
Ron Chernow
January 2018
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November 2017
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November 2016
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May 2016
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reviewed: To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918
Read this book and, if nothing else, you will come away with an deep, burning hatred for Rudyard Kipling.
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 - Adam Hochschild
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November 2015
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October 2015
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reviewed: Buddha
Simple, quick biography. Recognizes and grapples with the lack of historical validation modern readers would expect, as well ...
Buddha - Karen Armstrong
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September 2015
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September 2015
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reviewed: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
I "read" the audio book, performed by Simon Prebble. I say "performed" and not "read" because it is truly an astounding perfo...
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell - Susanna Clarke
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August 2015
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June 2015
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June 2015
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reviewed: Ready Player One
A case study in the dangers of trading in nostalgia. Boring as all hell. More of a description of internet culture circa the ...
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
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May 2015
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April 2015
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March 2015
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March 2015
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reviewed: Do You Matter? How Great Design Will Make People Love Your Company
Preaching to the choir. If you're already onboard with design, this will be encouraging. But it probably won't help you chang...
Do You Matter? How Great Design Will Make People Love Your Company - Robert Brunner, Stewart Emery, Russ Hall
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February 2015
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reviewed: Strategy: A History
Abandoned about 1/3 through. Tremendously boring and lacking in much insight.
Strategy: A History - Lawrence Freedman
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October 2014
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October 2013
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reviewed: Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World
An apologist for video games, a paper argument for their value, but more an explanation of the prevalence of addiction.
Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World - Jane McGonigal
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October 2013
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September 2013
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reviewed: I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined)
Pretty funny book, but the last chapter is the clincher for why this is 5-stars. I won't ruin it for you.
I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined) - Chuck Klosterman
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September 2013
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reviewed: Man's Search for Meaning
Feels very much a product of a specific time, dealing highly specific issues in psychoanalysis, not the timeless classic with...
Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
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June 2013
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reviewed: Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind
Get up early. Go to bead late.Have some silent time or meditation time.Block out time on your calendar for yourself. Keep it ...
Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind - Jocelyn K. Glei, 99U
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June 2013
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reviewed: Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945
Boring as hell.
Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 - Tony Judt
reviewed: Finland's War Of Choice: The Troubled German-Finnish Coalition in World War II
This review is of the audio book.The portions relating the actual combat operations are mostly a litany of unit designations,...
Finland's War Of Choice: The Troubled German-Finnish Coalition in World War II - Henrik O. Lunde
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November 2012
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reviewed: The Pixar Touch
Straightforward history of Pixar upto it's acquisition by Disney. A quick read, mostly focused in the corporate events on the...
The Pixar Touch - David A. Price
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July 2012
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May 2012
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reviewed: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
Long after finishing this biography, a friend pointed out the twisted theology and politics of its author. I was stunned that...
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy - Eric Metaxas
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December 2011
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reviewed: The Gun
Disappointing considering how much I like Chivers' reporting in the Ny Times and his blog. Uneven style and recurring redunde...
The Gun - C.J. Chivers
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