Books written by Donald S. Lopez Jr

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Prisoners of Shangri-La

University of Chicago Press | February 27, 2018 | 312 pages
To the Western imagination, Tibet evokes exoticism, mysticism, and wonder: a fabled land removed from the grinding onslaught of modernity, spiritually endowed with all that the West has lost. Originally published in 1998, Prisoners of Shangri-La provided the first cultural history of the strange... More Info

"The Tibetan Book of the Dead": A Biography

Princeton University Press | February 27, 2011 | 192 pages
The Tibetan Book of the Dead is the most famous Buddhist text in the West, having sold more than a million copies since it was first published in English in 1927. Carl Jung wrote a commentary on it, Timothy Leary redesigned it as a guidebook for an acid trip, and the Beatles quoted Leary's version... More Info