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How Can I Help? Stories and Reflection on Service
Ram Dass, Richard Alpert, Paul Gorman
The Monk Downstairs
Tim Farrington
Angle of Repose
Wallace Stegner, Mark Bramhall
An Introduction to Buddhist Ethics: Foundations, Values and Issues (Introduction to Religion)
Peter Harvey
Today
July
27
October 2013
21
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Tim Kreider recommendation NYT 10/20/13
Stoner - John Edward Williams
October 2013
18
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Manjula Martin recommendation
The Unknowns - Gabriel  Roth
October 2013
13
reviewed: The Son
Grand, sweeping novel about Texas, family, violence, history, America and humanity. Great book.
The Son - Philipp Meyer
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October 2013
03
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For serious Buddhist meditators, iconoclastic and indispensable.
Mastering the Core Teachings of the Buddha: An Unusually Hardcore Dharma Book - Daniel M. Ingram
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August 2013
24
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David Thomas, David Moldawer recs (says basis for "The Game" movie)
The Magus - John Fowles
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August 2013
04
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Quon rec
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel - Rachel Joyce
July 2013
20
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This book and its author were ill-served by all the hype that surrounded its publication - just a pleasant, episodic story-of...
All That Is - James Salter
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July 2013
12
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Rec via Ed Park intro excerpted in Slate.
Turtle Diary - Russell Hoban, Ed Park
July 2013
10
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July 2013
04
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Meh. Cute, slender, commonplace musings about parenthood. Maybe funnier in performance but not a book worth reading.
Dad Is Fat - Jim Gaffigan
July 2013
03
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Meh - quick, light read - mishmash of humor, celeb tales and modern feminism - sort of a combo of Woody Allen and Sheryl Sand...
Bossypants - Tina Fey
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June 2013
29
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David Klotz recommendation. Nice writing but melding of multiple cases diffused things - wouldn't likely read any more by her...
Case Histories - Kate Atkinson
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June 2013
22
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Rachel Balik raves
A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
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Lovely sweeping novel - the story of a life - touching, interesting, great audiobook performance by Simon Vance.
Any Human Heart - William Boyd, To Be Announced
finished reading:
June 2013
15
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So disappointing, especially after loving LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN. In this book every character's section was written with t...
TransAtlantic - Colum McCann
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June 2013
12
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Candy recommendation
The Snow Child - Eowyn Ivey