The Way of the Tail

  1. “The Circular Ruin,” Borges.
  2. The Universe in a Single Atom, Dalai Lama.
  3. The Woman Destroyed, Simone De Beauvoir.
  4. Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino.
  5. The Plague, Albert Camus.
  6. The Lover, Marguerite Duras.
  7. Sophie’s World, Jostein Gaarder.
  8. Humble Before the Void, Chris Impey.
  9. Middle Passage, Charles Johnson.
  10. The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera.
  11. Dao De Jing, Laozi.
  12. “Buffalo Gals, Won’t You Come Out Tonight,” Ursula K. Le Guin.
  13. Einstein’s Dreams, Alan Lightman.
  14. Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy.
  15. Beloved, Toni Morrison.
  16. Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Nietzsche (trans. Graham Parkes).
  17. The Quantum and the Lotus, Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan.
  18. Pedro Páramo, Juan Rulfo.
  19. The Path of Return Continues the Journey, Thích Nhất Hạnh.
  20. Zhuangzi.
  21. Nothing Is Lost, Nolan W. K. Kim.