Book Reviews

“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

0 by / on 31/07/2019, 10:57 / in Book Reviews, Guest Post, Latest

In anticipation of the Summer 2019 edition of the Tibet Reading List (coming soon!), High Peaks Pure Earth presents a new review by Kalsang Yangzom of Bhuchung D. Sonam’s translated anthology of poems “Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet”.

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Gandhian Fire? – Bhuchung D. Sonam Reviews Three Recent Tibet Related Books

Gandhian Fire? – Bhuchung D. Sonam Reviews Three Recent Tibet Related Books

0 by / on 10/02/2017, 18:20 / in Book Reviews, Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Bhuchung D. Sonam in which he reviews three recent Tibet related books, “The Division of Heaven and Earth” by Shokdung, “Tibet on Fire” by Woeser and “The Tibet Nonviolent Struggle” by Tenzin Dorjee (Tendor).

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Guest Post By Bhuchung D. Sonam: Book Review of “Between Dawn and Birth of a Song” By Gashi Tenpa Dhargyal

Guest Post By Bhuchung D. Sonam: Book Review of “Between Dawn and Birth of a Song” By Gashi Tenpa Dhargyal

1 by / on 29/11/2016, 15:38 / in Book Reviews, Comment, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Bhuchung D. Sonam. The guest post is a book review of “Between Dawn and the Birth of a Song”, a volume of poetry by Canada based Tibetan Gashi Tenpa Dhargyal.

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” By Lama Jabb

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” By Lama Jabb

1 by / on 10/08/2016, 14:00 / in Book Reviews, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” by Lama Jabb, published in June 2015 by Rowman and Littlefield.

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Tibet on Fire by Tsering Woeser, Verso Books, 2016

Sacrifices Made for a Greater Cause – Tsering Wangmo Dhompa Reviews “Tibet on Fire” By Tsering Woeser

0 by / on 11/05/2016, 20:49 / in Book Reviews, Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post, a review of Woeser’s “Tibet on Fire” written by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, Tibetan poet and author of “A Home in Tibet”.

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Guest Post By Thubten Samphel: Book Review of “Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy” By Sulmaan Wasif Khan

Guest Post By Thubten Samphel: Book Review of “Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy” By Sulmaan Wasif Khan

0 by / on 08/12/2015, 15:08 / in Book Reviews, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Thubten Samphel*. The guest post is a book review of “Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands” by Sulmaan Wasif Khan.

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Fire and Ice” By Jonathan Mingle

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Fire and Ice” By Jonathan Mingle

2 by / on 02/06/2015, 16:51 / in Book Reviews, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World” by Jonathan Mingle, published in March 2015 by St. Martin’s Press.

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Meltdown in Tibet” By Michael Buckley

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Meltdown in Tibet” By Michael Buckley

0 by / on 04/11/2014, 17:18 / in Book Reviews, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “Meltdown in Tibet: China’s Reckless Destruction of Ecosystems from the Highlands of Tibet to the Delta of Asia” by Michael Buckley, to be published in November 2014 by Palgrave Macmillan.

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya” By David Zurick

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya” By David Zurick

0 by / on 23/09/2014, 17:11 / in Book Reviews, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “Land of Pure Vision: The Sacred Geography of Tibet and the Himalaya” by David Zurick, published at the end of July 2014 by the University Press of Kentucky and featured on our most recent Reading List.

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “The Emperor Far Away” By David Eimer

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “The Emperor Far Away” By David Eimer

0 by / on 04/09/2014, 18:35 / in Book Reviews, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China” by David Eimer, published in August 2014 by Bloomsbury.

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