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Nixon under the bodhi tree and other works of Buddhist fiction

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Published by Wisdom Publications in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhist stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Kate Wheeler ; foreword by Charles Johnson.
    ContributionsWheeler, Kate, 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.B84 N595 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3681666M
    ISBN 100861713540
    LC Control Number2003027339

    Get this from a library! You are not here and other works of Buddhist fiction. [Keith Kachtick;] -- 's Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction was hailed as "a milestone" and "an embarrassment of literary riches." Its . Her fiction was selected for Best New American Voices (judged by Charles Baxter). Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in various anthologies, including Adrenaline The Year's Best Stories of Adventure and Survival, The Best Women's Travel Writing, and Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist : Travel writing, adventure, creative nonfiction, .

      “Trenchant, user friendly, quasi-outrageous, this is a meditation manual unlike any other. Use it at the risk of dissolving your favorite neurotic issues into nothingness.” – Kate Lila Wheeler Author of Not Where I Started From andWhen Mountains Walked Editor of In This Very Life and Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist.   "Kate Wheeler's introduction to Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction suggested that everyone—even vigilantly rational Buddhists!—needs stories and myth. In The Dharma of Dragons and Daemons, David Loy and Linda Goodhew advance this discussion by surveying Buddhist themes in speculative : Wisdom Publications MA.

    under the bodhi tree Download under the bodhi tree or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get under the bodhi tree book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.   Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree is a collection of works and the authors there might lead you to more of their works. I did read Bangkok Tatoo which has some Buddhist meditation themes in it, but it wasn't really to my liking. The Four Agreements is said to be like Carlos Casteneda's books, but I have not read it.


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Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction. Pico Iyer, Victor Pelevin, Doris Dorrie and other renowned contributors join young award-winners in what National Book Award-winner Charles Johnson calls "an embarrassment of literary riches," sure to please fiction lovers of every stripe/5.

In Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree, Kate Wheeler has assembled a marvelous collection of stories, inspired, in one way or another, by Buddhism.

They range in length from a few lines to several thousand words, and cover topics as diverse as driving, acting, politics, food, birth, rebirth, love, death, murder, suicide, animal adoption, and lawn mowing/5(6). nixon under the bodhi tree and other works of buddhist fiction Kate Wheeler, Editor, Charles Johnson, Foreword by.

Wisdom $ (p) ISBN In Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree, Kate Wheeler has assembled a marvelous collection of stories, inspired, in one way or another, by Buddhism.

They range in length from a few lines to several thousand words, and cover topics as diverse as driving, acting, politics, food, birth, rebirth, love, death, murder, suicide, animal adoption, and lawn ed on: J   Wheeler has assembled a stellar collection, including the titular "Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree," an O.

Henry award-winning story by Gerald Reilly. Many stories, with their Zen sparseness, clean imagery and lingering depths, could proudly stand beside the finest of the genre, such as the fiction of Gail : Wisdom Publications MA.

From the O. Henry Award-winning title story, to visionary short-shorts and barely fictionalized personal memoirs, Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree is inventive, exciting, and unlike any collection before it.

Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction by Kate Wheeler Book Resume: A collection of thirty stories by Buddhist writers covers a wide range of forms and topics, including short-shorts; fictionalized memoirs; and contributions by internationally known writers like Dinty W.

Moore, Doris Dorrie, and Lama Surya Das, among others. Fiction with Buddhist themes Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction by. Kate Wheeler (Goodreads Author) (Editor) avg rating — 90 ratings. I'm trying/hoping to add my own book, a funny/mystery/Buddhist imbued novel set in North Florida: Monkey Mind.

Having difficulty, will keep trying. As Charles Johnson wrote in his foreword to Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction, “The Buddhist experience is simply the human experience.” Nonetheless, novelists who have studied or practiced Buddhism tend to offer a refreshing perspective by consciously weaving the dharma into their stories.

Food as a Theme in Buddhist Fiction. A major theme presented throughout the Buddhist fiction anthologies Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and You Are Not Here is that of food and diet. Most of the passing mentions are about coffee or tea, or the occasional alcoholic beverage.

This blog is a semester project with the topic of Western Buddhist fiction literature. Short stories will be critiqued from the two Buddhist fiction anthologies, Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree () and You Are Not Here (), edited by Kate Wheeler and Keith Kachtick, respectively, both published by Wisdom Publications.

This will work well for this blog project as far as scope and. Nixon under the bodhi tree and other works of Buddhist fiction. [Kate Wheeler;] -- A collection of thirty stories by Buddhist writers covers a wide range of forms and topics, including short-shorts and fictionalized memoirs.

this marvelous collection of nearly 30 specimens of Buddhist fiction shows not only the promise of a genre that is scarcely known as such, Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction edited by Kate Wheeler.

of the "sheer torture" of meditation to an excerpt from Keith Kachtick's remarkable novel Hungry Ghost, and Author: Phil Catalfo. A few years ago an anthology she edited, Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree (Wisdom Publica­tions, ) billed itself as the first collection of Buddhist fiction.

In Wisdom published a second volume, You Are Not Here, edited. Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction. By Kate Wheeler. New Price: $ Used Price: $ Gerald Reilly’s O. Henry Award-winning story “Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree” was said to explore the life of an actor getting ready to play Nixon.

Which brings us full circle to Frost/ what of the other. As a result, Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction is apt to appeal more to students of Buddhism than to lovers of challenging short stories.

"Kate Wheeler's introduction to Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction suggested that everyone--even vigilantly rational Buddhists!--needs stories and myth.

In The Dharma of Dragons and Daemons, David Loy and Linda Goodhew advance this discussion by surveying Buddhist themes in speculative ed on: Febru Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction at Read /5.

Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction. Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction Pico Iyer, Victor Pelevin, Doris Dorrie and other renowned contributors join young award-winners in what National Book Award-winner Charles Johnson calls "an embarrassment of literary riches," sure to please.

Nixon under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction Edited by Kate Wheeler ( pp., Wisdom Publications, ) How could you resist a book with a title like this. Of course, you may regard “Buddhist fiction” as a redundancy, because isn’t it all fiction.

That aside, this book is a feast for the mind and heart. Fiction To Live by Yu Hua (If you are familiar with the 10 Ox Herding Pictures, you will read this book on a totally different level) Siddhartha by Herman Hesse Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction ed.

Kate Wheeler Zen Ghosts by Jon Muth (my kids enjoy this one; a fun Halloween Buddhist book.) Buddhism fo."Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree": Book Review What's this first-ever anthology of "Buddhist fiction" offer?

Editor Kate Wheeler comments how according to dharma, everything's already a fiction; stories represent "a redoubled version of the.

First, before I settle down to business, let me recommend to readers a lovely, recent book that collects contemporary Buddhist stories. The title is Nixon Under the Bodhi Tree and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction, edited by Kate Wheeler (Wisdom Publications, ).

This work includes my foreword, which is a reflection on Buddhism and the aesthetic Author: Ethelbert Miller.