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Best Buddhist Writing 2008

Best Buddhist Writing 2008
A thought-provoking collection of the most notable, enjoyable, and insightful Buddhism-inspired literature published in the last year. The Best Buddhist Writing 2008 includes:

- Short meditative practices for peace from Thich Nhat Hanh
- Sylvia Boorstein on how equanimity supports kindness
- Kate Wheeler on meditating in a cave in India
- Norman Fischer on how all language is a form of prayer
- Aidan Delgado on being a Buddhist conscientious objector in Iraq
- "Dharma punk" Noah Levine on learning how to forgive
- Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche on cultivating compassion through training the mind
- The Dalai Lama on the mythical "self"
- Sister Chan Khong's memoir of campaigning for peace and social justice during the Vietnam War era alongside her teacher Thich Nhat Hanh
- Frances Moore Lappe, author of Diet for a Small Planet, on the importance of a "beginner's mind"
- Pema Chodron on choosing peace rather than conflict
- Bhikkhu Bodhi, Darlene Cohen, Shinzen Young, and Reginald Ray on the valuable lessons of pain
- "Prince of the Ascetics," a short story by Charles Johnson
- Natalie Goldberg on koan practice
- And much more

Publication Date: 
September 30, 2008

Paperback Fiction

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By: Tokarczuk, Olga
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By: Allende, Isabel
Sweet Spot
By: Poeppel, Amy
Heart Bones
By: Hoover, Colleen
By: Laestadius, Ann-Helén
Notes on an Execution
By: Kukafka, Danya
By: Lloyd, Ellery
By: Otsuka, Julie

Hardcover Non-Fiction

Chuck Berry
By: Smith, Rj
Empire of Ice and Stone
By: Levy, Buddy
Polar Exposure
By: Aston, Felicity
By: Bono
By: Keltner, Dacher
Rough Sleepers
By: Kidder, Tracy
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Children of the State
By: Hobbs, Jeff
Guest at the Feast
By: Toibin, Colm

Hardcover Fiction

How to Sell a Haunted House
Author: Hendrix, Grady
In the Upper Country
Author: Thomas, Kai
River Sing Me Home
Author: Shearer, Eleanor
Author: Paull, Laline
Hell Bent
Author: Bardugo, Leigh
Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone
Author: Stevenson, Benjamin
Small World
Author: Zigman, Laura
After Sappho
Author: Schwartz, Selby Wynn
This Other Eden
Author: Harding, Paul