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Psychoanalysis and Buddhism: An Unfolding Dialogue

by Jeremy D. Safran

"What a wonderful book! Jeremy Safran has assembled an absolutely stellar group of writers and has himself contributed an illuminating introduction. The essays are riveting and the book is the rare edited collection...


Pure Heart, Enlightened Mind: The Life and Letters of an Irish Zen Saint

by Maura O'Halloran, Beth O'Halloran & Ruth O'Halloran

One of the most beloved Buddhist books of all time-having inspired popular musicians, artists, a documentary film, and countless readers-is now in an expanded, new edition, loaded with extras. Absolutely absorbing...


On Zen Practice: Body, Breath, and Mind

by Bernie Glassman, Taizan Maezumi & Robert Aiken

This updated landmark volume makes available for the first time in decades the teachings that were formative to a whole generation of American Zen teachers and students. Conceived as an overarching primer on...


Mud and Water: The Collected Teachings of Zen Master Bassui

by Bassui Tokusho & Arthur Braverman

The fourteenth-century Zen master Bassui was recognized as one of the most important Zen teachers of his time. Accessible and eloquent, these teachings cut to the heart of the great matter of Zen, pointing directly...


Essential Mind Training

by Thupten Jinpa

The key to happiness is not the eradication of all problems but rather the development of a mind capable of transforming any problem into a cause of happiness. Essential Mind Training is full of guidance for...


Zen Questions: Zazen, Dogen, and the Spirit of Creative Inquiry

by Taigen Dan Leighton

Whether speaking of student or master, Zen hinges on the question. Zen practice does not necessarily focus on the answers, but on finding a space in which we may sustain uncertainty and remain present and upright...


Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

by Shaun Usher

This spectacular collection of more than 125 letters offers a never-before-seen glimpse of the events and people of history—the brightest and best, the most notorious, and the endearingly everyday. Entries...


Nonsenseorship

by Various

This engaging and good-humored collection of essays brings together an array of early twentieth-century literary luminaries to comment on the concepts of censorship and prohibition in general, and more specifically,...


Napkin Notes

by Garth Callaghan & W. Garth Callaghan

Pack. Write. Connect.

Garth Callaghan has been crafting lunches and napkin notes placed in those lunches since his daughter, Emma, was a small child. As she grew older, the notes became more meaningful. Shortly...


Shakespeare's Montaigne: The Florio Translation of the Essays, A Selection

by Michel de Montaigne, John Florio & Stephen Greenblatt

An NYRB Classics Original

Shakespeare, Nietzsche wrote, was Montaigne’s best reader—a typically brilliant Nietzschean insight, capturing the intimate relationship between Montaigne’s ever-changing record...


Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke, 1910-1926

by Rainer maria Rilke, Jane Bannard Greene & M. D. Herter Norton

This volume of Rilke's letters covers the years from the completion of The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge to Rilke's death in December 1926, nearly five years after he had written the Duino Elegies and the...


The Appleman and the Poet

by Hubert Butler, Antony Farrell & Fintan O'Toole

The Appleman and the Poet, the fifth volume of Hubert Butler’s essays, completes a thirty-year odyssey embarked upon by The Lilliput Press in 1984. Our flagship author has finally come home, welcomed by Fintan...


Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers

by Eleanor Henderson & Anna Solomon

Thirty acclaimed writers share their personal birth stories—the extraordinary, the ordinary, the terrifying, the sublime, the profane

It’s an elemental, almost animalistic urge—the expectant mother’s...


Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America

by Alice Nakhimovsky & Roberta Newman

At the turn of the 20th century, Jewish families scattered by migration could stay in touch only through letters. Jews in the Russian Empire and America wrote business letters, romantic letters, and emotionally...


Danse Macabre

by Stephen King

From the author of dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers and the creator of many unforgettable movies comes a vivid, intelligent, and nostalgic journey through three decades of horror as experienced through...


The Victorian Poet: Poetics and Persona: Poetics and Persona

by Joseph Bristow

The practice of poetry in the Victorian period was characterised by an extreme diversity of styles, preoccupations and subject-matter. This anthology attempts to draw out some of the main focuses of interest...


The Devil Problem: And Other True Stories

by David Remnick

Readers know from his now classic Lenin's Tomb that Remnick is a superb portraitist who can bring his subjects to life and reveal them in such surprising ways as to justify comparison to Dickens, Balzac, or...


Three Minus One: Stories of Parents' Love and Loss

by Sean Hanish & Brooke Warner

Three Minus One: Parents' Stories of Love and Loss is a collection of intimate, soul-baring stories and artwork by parents who have lost a child to stillbirth, miscarriage, or neonatal death, inspired by the...


Meaty: Essays by Samantha Irby, Creator of the Blog BitchesGottaEat

by Samantha Irby

Samantha Irby’s debut features narrative essays by a sex-obsessed dummy laughing her way through tacos, Crohn's disease, and ridiculous dudes.


Voices from the Block: A Legacy of African-American Literature

by Toyette Dowdell, Ann Fields & Bennye Johnson

A collection of unforgettable short stories, poems and essays from emerging and established writers, members of the Writer's Block. These original works are guaranteed to stroke your heart, mind and soul as...