Book Reviews

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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