What Book!?: Buddha Poems from Beat to Hiphop

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Gary Gach
Parallax Press, May 1, 1998 - Poetry - 272 pages
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Now in its third printing, this visionary project received the 1999 American Book Award. Topics included the Three Jewels, pacifism, engagement, innovation, nature, song, and silence. What Book? contains forms ranging from picture poems and calligraphy, guided meditations, and rambling journals, to conceptual and performance art, arias, and haiku.

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The movement of Eastern religions to the West has been one of the most remarkable phenomena of the 20th century. Beginning in the mid-1950s and continuing into the late 1990s, the influence of ... Read full review

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350 works by 125 contributors "from beat to hiphop" = 1950 to today, rather than particular "style(s)" took gary gach 5 years to gather, collate, edit went through 4 printings & received 1 american ... Read full review

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Editor Gary Gach lives and practices in San Francisco.

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