Martine & Stephen



Theravada (Vipassana)

A Taste of Freedom: Selected Dhamma Talks, Ajahn Chah, Vipassana Research Publications 1988

Breath by Breath, Larry Rosenberg, Shambhala, 1998

The Dhammapada: A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic with Annotations, Gil Fronsdal, Shambhala, Boston 2006

Insight Meditation: the Practice of Freedom, Joseph Goldstein, Shambhala, Boston 1994

Loving-Kindness: the Revolutionary Art of Happiness, Sharon Salzberg, Shambhala, Boston 1997

Numerical Discourses of the Buddha, Nyanaponika Thera and Bhikkhu Bodhi, tr. and ed., Alta Mira Walnut Creek CA 1999

Sigalovada Sutta in Maurice Walshe, tr., The Long Discourses of the Buddha, Wisdom Publications Boston 1987

The First Buddhist Women: Translations and Commentary on the Therigatha, Susan Murcott, Parallax Press, Berkeley 1991

The Life of the Buddha, as it appears in the Pali Canon, Bhikku Nanamoli, ed. and tr., Buddhist Publication Society, Sri Lanka 1978

Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization, Analayo, Windhorse Publications 2004


Cold Mountains: Hundred Poems by Han-Shan, Burton Watson, tr., Columbia University Press, New York 1970

Crooked Cucumber, the Life and Zen Teachings of Shunryu Suzuki, David Chadwick, Bantam Doubleday 2000

Swampland Flowers: The letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui, J.C. Cleary, Shambhala, 2006

The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch, Philip B. Yampolski, Columbia University Press, New York 1967

The Zen Monastic Experience: Buddhist Practice in Contemporary Korea, Robert E. Jr. Buswell, Princeton University Press, Princeton

Tracing back the Radiance, Robert E. Buswell Jr tr., University of Hawaii Press 1991


Women and Buddhism

A Comparative Study of Bhikkuni Patimokkha, Chatsumarn Kabilsingh, Varanesi, 1984

Being Bodies, Lenore Friedman and Susan Moon, Shambhala, Boston Mass, 1997

Buddhist Women and Social Justice, Karma Lekshe Tsomo, ed., Yuan Chuan Press, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., 2004

Lives of the Nuns, Tr. Kathryn Ann Tsai, University of Hawaii Press, 1994

Passionate Journey, Tr. Sallie King, Shambhala, 1987

Zen Seeds, Shundo Aoyama, Kpsei Publishing 1990


Engaged Buddhism

Engaged Buddhism: Buddhist Liberation Movements in Asia, Christopher S. Queen and Sallie B. King, ed., State University of New York Press, Albany 1996

Religion in a Changing Society: Buddhism, reform and the roles of monks in community development in Thailand, Phongphit. Dr. Seri, Arena Press, Hong Kong 1988


Psychology and Mind Science

Jung’s Typology, Marie Louise Von Franz and James Hillman, Zurich: Spring Publications, 1971

Addiction to Love, Peabody, Susan, Celestial Arts Berkeley 1994

Brain Lock, Jeffrey M. Schwartz, and Beverly Beyette

Consciousness, Susan Blackmore, Hodder and Stoughton, 2003

Everyday Gets a Little Closer, Irvin D. Yalom and Ginny Elkin, Basic Books, 1974

Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Delta New York 1990

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, Zindel V. Segal, Mark G. Williams, and John D. Teasdale, The Guilford Press New York 2002

The Mind and the Brain, Jeffrey M. Schwartz, and Sharon Begley, Regan Books, New York 2002

The Noonday Demon, Andrew Solomon, Scribner New York 2001

Trances People Live, Stephen Wolinsky, Bramble Books, 1991

12 Steps on Buddha’s Path, Laura S., Wisdom Publications, Boston, 2006

Uncommon Therapy, Jay Haley, W. W. Norton & Company, 1973


Life Stories

Born on a Blue Day (Inside the Mind of an Autistic Savant), Daniel Tammet, Free Press, 2006

Convicted in the Womb, Carl Upchurch,, Bantam 1997

Dharma Punx, Noah Levine, , Harper San Francisco 2003

Finding a Joyful Life in the Heart of Pain, Darlene Cohen, Shambhala, Boston Mass, 2000

Refuge: an Unnatural History of Family and Place, Terry Tempest Williams, Vintage Books, 2001

Teach Us to Sit Still, Tim Parks, Harvill Secker 2010

The Day the Voices Stopped: a Memoir of Madness and Hope, Ken Steele, Basic Books, 2001

White on Black, Ruben Gallego, Marian Schwartz Tr., Harcourt 2006


Other Non-Fiction

A Short History of Everything, Bill Bryson, Black Swan Books, London, 2004

Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny, Robert Wright, Pantheon 2000

Our Inner Ape, Frans De Waal, Granta Publications London 2005

Sway: the Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior, Ori Brafman & Rom Brafman, Broadway 2008

The Drunkard’s Walk; How Randomness Rules our Lives, Leonard Mlodinov, Penguin 2008



Tracks, Louise Erdrich, Picador, 1989

The Photograph, Penelope Lively, Penguin Books 2004



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