Selected Features

Selected Interviews

The Savage Girl

Selected Essays

Fun & Games

(and a lost chapter, if you can find it–
hint: win the games, and unscramble
the clue letters into a URL)
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Further Reading

Some readers have asked me for further reading about subjects mentioned in my books. Here are some books that have inspired me…

For readers of Luminarium

  • Neurotheology/Consciousness
    • Why God Won’t Go Away, by Andrew Newberg and Eugene D’Aquili
    • I Am a Strange Loop, by Douglas Hofstader
    • Zen and the Brain, by James H. Austin
    • The Embodied Mind, by Varela, Thompson, and Rosch
  • Network/Complexity Theory
    • The Genius Within, by Frank T. Vertosick
    • At Home in the Universe, by Stuart Kauffman
  • Misc. Science and Metaphysics
    • Programming the Universe, by Seth Lloyd
    • Biocosm, by James N. Gardner
    • The Mind of God, by Paul Davies
  • Atheistic/Skeptical Perspectives
    • Religion Explained, by Pascal Boyer
    • Dying to Live, by Susan Blackmore
    • The Unconscious Quantum, by Victor Stenger
  • Hinduism/Advaita/Kundalini
    • The Kalki Purana, trans. B.K. Chaturvedi
    • The Myths and Gods of India, by Alain Daniélou
    • Consciousness Speaks, by Ramesh Balsekar
    • The Integral Yoga, Sri Aurobindo
    • Living with Kundalini, by Gopi Krishna
  • Zen/Other Buddhism
    • Zen Training, by Katsuki Sekida
    • Dream Conversations, by Muso Kokushi
    • Mind Body Zen, by Jeffrey Maitland
    • The Myth of Freedom and Crazy Wisdom by Chögyam Trungpa
    • Hakuin on Kensho, by Albert Low
  • Contemplative Christianity/Various/Unaffiliated
    • The Path to No Self and The Experience of No Self, by Bernadette Roberts
    • Zen and the Bible, by J.K. Kadowaki
    • Emptiness Dancing and The End of Your World, by Adyashanti
    • Collision With the Infinite, by Suzanne Segal

For readers of The Savage Girl

  • The Conquest of Cool, by Thomas Frank
  • The Strategy of Desire, by Ernest Dichter
  • Madness and Modernism, by Louis A. Sass

For readers of City in Love

  • Metamorphoses by Ovid, trans. Alan Mandelbaum