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Brad Warner has a great take on Zen. I believe this is his first book. More books he writes the better he gets. I have enjoyed all his books.Published 2 months ago by AJ
The author is hard to tolerate. He sounds like a know it all wanna be, who thinks he's coy and funny. I got to page 100 after trying to read this book for over five months. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Samantha Parks
No substitutes for reality. That is hardcore Zen. That he needed a whole book to say it is a sign of times. Practicing Salem is enough.Published 3 months ago by Abhilash Nambiar
This book is page after page of humblebrag mixed with embarrassing punk references, mild sexism, and the most basic zen education (the Heart Sutra, 8-fold path, how-to Zazen,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Merry Caroline Purser
Warner does a fantastic job of wrapping big, serious ideas in often light-hearted prose. It gives you plenty to think about, a few things perhaps to believe in, and a consistent... Read morePublished 4 months ago by David Norman
Very good alternative exploration of the Zen lifestyle. The author did seem a little bit on the bitter side though, for somebody who is supposed to have reached... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lucas Salmon
I’d read this when it came out a dozen or so years ago and really liked it, and I just reread it via audiobook because I thought my nephew might get some value from it and I wanted... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mark
I was turned off from reading for quite some time, but Brad's use of simplistic and realistic language jump-started my reading career. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Patrick
I will preface this with saying Brad Warner has done a tremendous job reaching out to younger folks and introducing Dharma to people around the world, as well as emphasizing the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Fred Jefferson