The Dharma Bums Book Review and Summary

Ah, Yes. I go through lots of books, and it’s writing like this that makes a period of sifting through mediocre book after mediocre book worth it. So you should know the drill by now, summary will contain spoilers, review will try to avoid them, you can make your own decisions about what to do with… Continue reading The Dharma Bums Book Review and Summary

Siddhartha Book Review

I’m slowly making my way through a list of books that others have told me I would benefit from reading. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse was on one of those lists, I’ll hold my judgement for the review. The story follows the spiritual enlightenment of a man called Siddhartha (not the same that would eventually become… Continue reading Siddhartha Book Review

Breakfast With Buddha, Book Review

Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo takes the idea of spiritual enlightenment and wraps it up into a nice little novel about a road trip and a midlife not-quite-crisis. The story is told from the perspective of Otto, a man traveling with his sister’s spiritual adviser, Volya Rinpoche,  across america to settle their parent’s estate. Summary will… Continue reading Breakfast With Buddha, Book Review