Book Reviews

Book Review: “Mandarin Gate” By Eliot Pattison

Book Review: “Mandarin Gate” By Eliot Pattison

2 by / on 19/08/2014, 11:39 / in Book Reviews, New, Reading list, Reading List

First published by Minotaur Books in November 2012, “Mandarin Gate” is the most recent work of fiction by Eliot Pattison set in Tibet as part of the “Inspector Shan Series”.

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “A Tibetan Childhood: When Ice Shattered Stone” By Naktsang Nulo

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “A Tibetan Childhood: When Ice Shattered Stone” By Naktsang Nulo

0 by / on 21/07/2014, 14:47 / in Book Reviews, New

High Peaks Pure Earth is happy to present a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky. The guest post is a book review of “A Tibetan Childhood: When Ice Shattered Stone” by Naktsang Nulo, published by Duke University Press and translated by Angus Cargill and Sonam Lhamo.

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Guest Post By Bhuchung D. Sonam: Book Review of “A Home in Tibet” By Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

Guest Post By Bhuchung D. Sonam: Book Review of “A Home in Tibet” By Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

1 by / on 03/10/2013, 11:51 / in Book Reviews

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Bhuchung D. Sonam. The guest post is a book review of “A Home in Tibet”, the first-full length book from US based Tibetan female poet Tsering Wangmo Dhompa. “A Home in Tibet” has been published by Penguin Books India and will feature later in the year on the High Peaks Pure […]

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Guest Post By Thubten Samphel: Book Review of “The Tibetan Suitcase” By Tsering Namgyal Khortsa

Guest Post By Thubten Samphel: Book Review of “The Tibetan Suitcase” By Tsering Namgyal Khortsa

0 by / on 16/07/2013, 09:54 / in Book Reviews

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Thubten Samphel*. The guest post is a book review of “The Tibetan Suitcase”, by first-time novelist Tsering Namgyal Khortsa. “The Tibetan Suitcase” was self-published in April 2013 and was featured on the most recent High Peaks Pure Earth Summer Reading List. Tsering Namgyal Khortsa is the fourth exile Tibetan to tackle the […]

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Guest Post By Thubten Samphel: Book Review of “Yak Horns” By Bhuchung D. Sonam

Guest Post By Thubten Samphel: Book Review of “Yak Horns” By Bhuchung D. Sonam

4 by / on 01/10/2012, 19:24 / in Book Reviews

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Thubten Samphel*. The guest post is a book review of “Yak Horns”, the most recent publication by Tibetan writer Bhuchung D. Sonam. This new Book Reviews section on High Peaks Pure Earth is a place where we will publish reviews of writings by Tibetans which are also relevant to this site. “Yak […]

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“Romance, Revelations and Revolutions: A Review of ‘Tibet’s True Heart’ – Selected Poems by Woeser

“Romance, Revelations and Revolutions: A Review of ‘Tibet’s True Heart’ – Selected Poems by Woeser

5 by / on 10/10/2008, 09:20 / in Book Reviews, Poetry, Woeser

Newspaper headlines describe Woeser as Tibet’s most famous woman writer and blogger and a lone Tibetan voice, intent on speaking out. Until now, Woeser has perhaps been best known as a Tibetan dissident writer whose blogs are banned and have either been repeatedly shut down in China or hacked by Chinese nationalists. Her collection of poems, short stories and essays […]

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