The wilderness adventures and spiritual teaching of master tracker Paul Rezendes that challenges the way
we see nature—and ourselves. (Tarcher/Putnam, 1999; a Peekamoose Book).
In 1996, American poet George Crane accompanied Tsung Tsai, a Ch’an monk, on a dangerous and quixotic journey
back to Inner Mongolia, his native land, to help Tsung Tsai dig up the bones of his master and cremate them with
proper Buddhist ceremony in a cave high in the Ulishan Mountains (Bantam, 2000).
An original and radical reexamination of Jesus’ life in a Jewish context told with novelistic detail by Bruce Chilton, one
of the world’s foremost religious scholars (Doubleday, 2000; a Peekamoose Book).
The moving story of internationally renowned ornithologist Joanna Burger’s complex relationship with her pet parrot,
Tiko, which is also the story of the science of birds, and of parrots in particular (Villard, 2001; a Peekamoose Book).
Celebrity and OCD sufferer’s Marc Summers’ Hollywood memoir (Tarcher/Putnam, 1999).
An in-depth tour and travel guide to Asian neighborhoods, food, art, and culture In New York City (Avalon, 2000).
New York Times bestselling author Dan Kindlon’s book on the effect of a materialistic, consumer-oriented society,
and emotionally needy parents, on a generation of children -- based on original research (Miramax, 2001).
The dramatic first-hand account of Operation Solomon, Israeli ambassador Asher Naim’s successful mission to rescue
over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews who were being held captive the savage dictator Mangistu Haile Mariam
(Ballantine, 2003; a Peekamoose Book).
A memoir of Carlos Bentos’ solo pursuit of marlin—usually a quarry that demands a team to catch—in various parts
of the world and in fishing tournaments
Zen master John Daido Loori’s illustrated exploration on the sources of human creativity, as well as his
critique of and homage to the Zen arts (Ballantine, 2004; a Peekamoose Book).
In the wake of 9/11, bestselling author Dan Kindlon on what it takes to create resilience and self reliance in children.
Based on original research, Dan Kindlon argues that a post-feminist generation of American girls are outperforming their
males peers, and, as they move into adulthood, will increasingly come to dominate our society (Rodale, 2006).
Bruce Chilton’s revisionist biography of the passionately Jewish man who shaped early Christianity (Doubleday, 2004).
A revisionist biography by Bruce Chilton, placing Mary Magdalene in a role as a key apostle in the Jesus’
inner circle ofdisciples (Doubleday, 2005).
Bruce Chilton’s masterful and original analysis of the religious violence and child sacrifice in Western culture
Chan Master Sheng Yen’s deeply personal and vivid autobiography, which reveal news facts about his life and
especially his younger years growing up in Mainland China (Doubleday, 2009; a Peekamoose Book).
Death and dying author and palliative care physician Ira Byock’s life affirming book about how to heal what
can be our troubled relationships to the people we love, especially at the end of life (Free Press, 2004).
Brad Hirschfield now teaches a new morality of inclusiveness, acceptance, and the celebration of diversity
grounded in deeply personal as well as Biblical stories (Harmony, 2008).
Jonathan Gould’s magisterial group biography and cultural history, which is also a masterful work of music criticism
At once an adventure story, a romance, and a rich exploration of a little-known culture, Margaret De Wys’ Black Smoke
captures one woman’s “holy voyage” through a world that differs vastly from our own (Sterling, 2009; a Peekamoose Book).
Harvard professor Rick Weissbourd’s probing look at moral development in children (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009).
Investment guru Wayne Weddington’s practical guide to Hedge Funds (Hachette, 2009).
Neurologist Kevin Nelson’s brilliant deconstruction of the neurology of different kinds of spiritual experiences,
including near death experience and out of body experience. (Dutton, 2011)
Based on the most fascinating cases from the popular primetime television show. (Hyperion, 2009)
Chan master Guo Jun’s profound and poetic teachings that reflect an ancient spiritual tradition, which is
still largely unknown in the West. (Monkfish, 2013)
Personal essays, profiles of people, and adventures set in and about the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York.
Profiles of master fly fishers and fly tiers from North America, the United Kingdom and Denmark, including
their signature flies and fishing tips. (Bulfinch, 1996)
What every parent needs to help their adolescent on the autism spectrum or with a learning difference—
a guide by Michael McManmon, one of the foremost educators in the field. (Jessica Kingsley, 2012)
An adventure story set in the Indian Himalayas that portends the end of a marriage. (Artemisia, 2012)
Dr. Ira Byock’s quest to transform care through the end of life—a trenchant, heartfelt look at the issues all of us will face.
A cookbook by award winning author Su-Mei Yu that is a guide to Thai recipes and traditions for healthy eating and living.
A novella by rabbi Michael Cohen that explores that explores the fictitious relationship between and a rabbi
and the great scientist set in Princeton, New Jersey. (Shires, 2008)
An illustrated father-daughter journey to the Museum of Natural History and to see the ballet of Sleeping Beauty.
A systematic, hands-on manual, Mind Illuminated will be a considerable help to anyone who wants to completely
fathom the process of meditative development in all its stages. Culadasa offers a full conceptual frame for your
meditation practice in largely western language. (Dharma Treasure Press, 2015)
The gripping non-fiction narrative account of how a marine scientist and environmental lawyer took on the
US navy’s sonar program. (Simon and Schuster, 2014)
A gripping and beautifully written mystery novel set in England and India. (The Permanent Press, 2014)
A father-daughter trip into New York City to see the New York Knicks take on the Memphis Grizzlies at
Madison Square Garden. (Peekamoose, 2013)
A lovely cookbook that has been through several editions. Inspired by the Community Supported Agriculture
movement, it describes the nutritional value and gives detailed instructions on how to preserve and fully use
seasonal fruits and vegetables. (Manorville Press, 2007)
Minke de Vos’ definitive guide for women on the Daoist sacred sexuality and health (Inner Traditions, 2016)
The only insider’s account of the famous case that spawned two bestsellers and was made into an Oscar-winning film.
World-renowned scientist Adrian Owen’s amazing story of communication through new technologies
with people in the vegetative state.
Harvard visiting scholar Yang Peng new translation of Laozi’s classic text, which reexamines the theistic aspects
of the text and collates ancient fragments of the Dao discovered in recent years in China.
(Wapner & Brent, 2016)
Master Guo Jun’s second book: powerful Chinese Zen teachings on spiritual development, serenity and equanimity.
Popular spiritual teacher and empath Matt Kahn’s inspirational guide on how to fill your life with love.
(Sounds True, 2016)
Andrew Bloomfield’s moving and often funny story of finding himself through caring for a colony of feral cats;
set in Los Angeles.
(New World Library, 2016)
Zen Master and poet John Gendo Wolff’s beautiful, personal teachings on impermanence and the nature of reality
reflected in American poetry.