The year has flown by and we’ve finally updated our Winter 2016 reading list to include 12 more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world.
This reading list is particularly diverse ranging from scholarly publications to biographies “The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi” and “The Life of My Teacher: A Biography of Ling Rinpoche” to coffee table photography book “One Voice”.
There are now only a few months left till our Winter Reading list comes out so if we’ve missed anything out or if you have a particular recommendation please feel free to get in touch with us! You’re also welcome as always to write your own short reviews in the comments.
We’ve added the following 12 books (in no particular order) to the existing reading list:
- “Dispelling the Darkness: A Jesuit’s Quest for the Soul of Tibet”, by Donald S. Lopez Jr. and Thupten Jinpa
- “The Life of My Teacher: A Biography of Ling Rinpoche”, By His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Gavin Kilty
- “White Crane, Lend Me Your Wings: A Tibetan Tale of Love and War”, By Dr Tsewang Yishey Pemba
- “The Art of Neighbouring: Making Relations Across China’s Borders”, By Martin Saxer and Juan Zhang (Eds)
- “Tibetan Pastoralists and Development: Negotiating the Future of Grassland Livelihoods”, By Andreas Gruschke and Ingo Breuer (Eds)
- “Regional Autonomy, Cultural Diversity and Differentiated Territorial Government: The Case of Tibet – Chinese and Comparative Perspectives”, By Roberto Toniatti and Jens Woelk (Eds)
- “The Revolutionary Life of Freda Bedi: British Feminist, Indian Nationalist, Buddhist Nun”, By Vicki Mackenzie
- “Learning to Be Tibetan: The Construction of Ethnic Identity at Minzu University of China”, By Miaoyan Yang
- “Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History”, By Jeannine Bischoff and Saul Mullard (Eds)
- “Tibetan Democracy: Governance, Leadership and Conflict in Exile”, By Trine Brox
- “Old Demons, New Deities: Twenty-One Short Stories from Tibet”, By Tenzin Dickie (Ed)
- “One Voice: Portraits of the Tibetan Diaspora”, By David Zimmerman
Click through each of the above links to see short descriptions of the books.
The reading list is mainly a guide to what Tibet-related books have been published and look interesting. For a more in-depth look at selected publications, please go to the book reviews section: http://highpeakspureearth.com/category/book-reviews/