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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds VII

  Here is our New Year round up of eclectic top ten reads for independent minds to delight and inspire you, happy new year, bonne année, felice anno nuovo, feliz año nuevo, ευτυχισμένο το νέο […]

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Explorations

Dreaming of Outer Mongolia (3) Of Shamans, Buddhists & Shangri-La

The Green-Eyed Lama: Love and Betrayal in Mongolia by Oyungerel Tsedevdamba and Jeffrey L. Falt is a sweeping work of historical fiction. It brings alive the nomadic Mongol way of life, and is based on […]

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Explorations

Dreaming of Outer Mongolia (2) A Mystical Wilderness

I was lucky enough to visit Outer Mongolia and spend time with Oyungerel Tsedevdamba and Jeffrey L. Falt as part of my research while working as a book doctor on Oyungerel and Jeffrey’s manuscript, The […]

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Explorations

Dreaming of Outer Mongolia (1) An Editor’s Odyssey

Outer Mongolia is remote, little known and little understood, even today. It’d be hard to better a sweeping work of historical fiction to bring alive the nomadic Mongol way of life. The Green-Eyed Lama: Love and […]

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Non Fiction

Vegetarianism: A History, Colin Spencer Review

Colin Spencer is best known as a food writer although he is also an autobiographer, artist, TV and radio presenter. He believes that the history of evolution is reflected in the human diet: “What people […]

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A Tribute to Anthony Aris BB Archive

Tibetan & Himalayan Healing: An Anthology for Anthony Aris, published by Vajra Books, Kathmandu, was launched on Anthony’s birthday. “Authors get the light, publishers stay in the shade – a famous twinned Tibetan concept, nyin […]