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River of Fire, River of Water by Taitetsu Unno
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River of Fire, River of Water by Taitetsu Unno
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The Monk and the Philosopher by Jean-François Revel
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Engaging, informative, intriguing. The dialogue between the father (philosopher) and son (monk) captures much of the tension in the interaction between western and eastern ideas. As a western person with a great interest in eastern philosophy and con ...more
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Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
Nausea
by Jean-Paul Sartre
read in October, 2008
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I find this little novel couched as memoir fascinating. Like The Stranger, this piece is a vehicle for the author's existentialist philosophy. But here, one gets inside the mind of the protagonist in a way that feels familiar. As one interested in Bu ...more
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The Stranger by Albert Camus
The Stranger
by Albert Camus
read in December, 2008
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I read this on a cold, windy weekend in Santa Barbara. The references to blinding mediterranean sunlight warmed me, and the depiction of a man's life in Tangiers is seductive. Against this backdrop, the protagonist's thoughts and actions appear forei ...more
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Take Your Shirt Off and Cry by Nancy Balbirer
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