Here is Our Current Buy and Recommended Reading List
Recipe Chinese Cookbook ~
Gloria Bley Miller / Paperback / Published 1984... If you are or know of someone who is
into Chinese cooking - this is a must reference book . It is comprehensive, easy to
use and if you follow the recipies the results are well worth eating.
Chinese System of Using Foods to Stay Young by Henry C. Lu. Do you want to know
why Asians look younger than those in the West?
Carol Shields / Paperback / Published 1998. Larry invites his two exwives, his
present girlfriend and his best client and wife to a house party. What will
happen? Carol Shields writes this wonderful tale about Larry and his journey
searching for true happiness. An delightful insightful read that once you
start you can't put it down.
- The Stone
Carol Shields / Paperback / Published 1995. This one is not as well written as
Larry's Party, but once you are hooked on Shields then this one will naturally follow even
though she wrote it before Larry's Party.
Unbearable Lightness of Being ~
Milan Kundera / Paperback / Published 1988 Our Price: $10.80 ~Kundera's magical novel
of Tomas and his spiritual journey, his love of women, their reaction and his maleness.
Sibling Society ~
Robert Bly / Hardcover / Published 1996 ~ Do you wonder why today's youth talk back to
their parents, watch videos, play video games, act irresponsibly - Bly has the answer.
You might not agree but it is worth a read. Our Price:
Analects of Confucius : (Lun Yu) ~
Confucius, Chichung Huang (Translator) / Hardcover / Published 1997 ... The Analects is
part of a five book series that every person interested in the Asian mind must read.
Classic of Changes : A New Translation of the I Ching As Interpreted by Wang Bi
(Translations from the Asian Classics) ~ Richard John Lynn (Translator), et al / Hardcover / Published
1994... No library is complete without this classic originally written about 600 B.C.
of Mencius ~ Mencius,
James Legge (Translator) / Paperback / Published 1990... Mencius a student of
Confucius. This book is one of the Chinese Classics.
Teh Ching (Asian Institute Translations, No 1) ~ Lao Tzu, John C.H. Wu (Translator) / Paperback / Published
1989. If you don't read anything else about Asia culture then read this book
to try to understand the basics. The book is small but what is written is memorable
and thought provoking.
Celestine Prophecy : An Adventure ~
James Redfield / Hardcover / Published 1994. This is a mystery and adventure story
that will keep you glued to its pages and provide a masterful insight into oneself.
It attempts to glue together the spiritual thinking of all the great religions of
the world. Redfield is a genius.
World : A Novel About the History of Philosophy ~ Jostein Gaarder, et al / Paperback / Published 1997. Gaarder has a neat way to
present the heavy topic of philosophy. I wish I had read this book when I was in my
teens. It would have saved endless hours of pain. I don't know why this book is not
used as a text book as an introduction to the history of western civilization.
Art of Strategy : A New Translation of Sun Tzu's Classic, the Art of War ~
Sun-Tzu, R.L. Wing (Translator) /
Paperback / Published 1988... Every business person who wants to know how to stay ahead of
his competitors - Read this book and find out how.
Guide : Your Passport to Great Travel ! Ruth Lor Malloy / Paperback / Published
1994 ... If you are going to China, for me there is no other book that tells you what to
expect, hotel and restaurant prices and just about everything you need to know.
Besides it is a great primer to read on the plane going to China. Even if you are not
going and are just interested in China - it is must buy.
Honesty: How To Transform Your Life By Telling The Truth
Brad Blanton Phd./ Paperback / Published 1996. Should I say more about the
content of this book. Is honesty possible in the board rooms and at the upper
Thinking : Creativity Step-By-Step
Edward De Bono. If your job is to be creative - and whose job isn't, de Bono provides
the means to expand our minds towards that end. There is a mulitude of excellent ideas in
The Tao of
Physics : An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
~ Fritjof Capra / Paperback / Published 1991 ... This is the classic for students and
intellectuals alike. Today's physics problems are being solved by using taoist
thought. Just read it and you will agree.
- The Tao
of Pooh ~
Benjamin Hoff / Paperback / Published 1983. This is not a children's book. It
explains Taoism through the eyes of a popular children's book character an excellent book
for people who want to know about the Yin and Yang as explained by Pooh.