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Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Kati - Goodreads

So the first half of the book was extremely well written, interesting, and I couldn't get enough of it. The concepts were put into a simple way for a beginner of philosophy to understand. But then the ... Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Matthew Fitzgerald - Goodreads

ZAMM was a tough read. Of all the words used in its title, of all the epitaphs plastered on the book's covers and initial pages, I don't think any of them describe the contents of the book as well as ... Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Ian Colby - Goodreads

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance has three threads. There's the narrative of the author crossing the country with his son on a motorcycle. There's a memoir of his pre-shock therapy personage ... Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Bern J - Goodreads

I've seen this book on lots of motorcycling lists but to paraphrase Mark Twain , this book is to motorcycling & motorcycle maintenance as a lightning bug is to lightning. It's a whole lot more. For me ... Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Henry Watts - Goodreads

I read this book while working the night shift at a porn store in time square. It was alright. Reminded me in a way of this book I See By My Outfit. Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

A difficult book to read and to summarize. The foreground story is about a man's motorcycle trip with his young son, but the real purpose of the trip is what Pirsig refers to as a chautauqua, a search ... Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Matt Robinson - Goodreads

This one took me a while to get through. I wanted to like it more than I did... It was just so slow as a story and so... sloppy... as a philosophy. I'm certainly no philosophy expert, and I appreciate ... Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Nick DD - Goodreads

A very dense read that needs concerted effort to digest, but well worth it if you have the time. Lots of interesting and thought provoking ideas contained within this text. Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Alison Iris Mandelker-Burnett - Goodreads

The parts of this books I enjoyed, I enjoyed a lot, but it was cumbersome in the middle. It definitely makes you think, and the intellectual argument feels modern. A classic definitely worth reading! Read full review

Review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

User Review  - Pat C - Goodreads

I found myself skimming the detailed philosophical musings about perception and "quality." Looking back on the way he became disconnected from the here and now and got inordinately wrapped up in his head, I wonder what else was going on. (Manic-depression?) Read full review


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