GlennsBookNotes1

These in-depth, thought-provoking, and often funny posts are the brainchild of The Book Barn's very own Glenn. He never fails to make a great recommendation, useful warning or entertaining suggestion!

#189: SPEAKING IN SILENCES.

#189. SPEAKING IN SILENCES. One approach to understanding the vast heterogeneity of the Buddhist tradition is to look at its path and...

#187: ILLUMINATION.

#187: ILLUMINATION. In the fourth chapter of Christopher de Hamel’s wonderful History of Illuminated Manuscripts, he borrows from the...

#186: I WANTED TO PAINT PARADISE.

#186: I WANTED TO PAINT PARADISE. I read Joseph Stroud’s extraordinary collection Of This World: New and Selected Poems (Copper Canyon...