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Books by students and related below
below that a few key Buddhist books from the Suzuki era
Old Bibliography Page with more books listed


Books by and about Shunryu Suzuki

Suzuki's College Disertation page

Excerpts featuring Suzuki from various books

Edited by Trudy Dixon and Richard Baker (uncredited)

back cover of original ZMBM

40th Anniversary Issue of ZMBM

ZMBM at 40 with notes (the afterword to the 40th anniversary issue of ZMBM by DC)

ZMBM.net

Abridged - It's on Youtube

Peter Coyote


Edited by Edward Brown


Mel Weitsman & Michael Wenger (Editors)

For more info go to Branching Streams.


Wenger, Michael & Erlich, Gretel (Editors)


The Trikaya - edited by Tim Buckley from Shunryu Suzuki lectures on the Lotus Sutra.

Vol. 8: 69-03, Complete Wind Bell

Read on as text file


Three Commentaries
This unique edition of Dogen's Genjo Koan (Actualization of Reality) contains three separate translations and several commentaries by a wide variety of Zen masters. Nishiari Bokusan, Shohaku Okamura, Shunryu Suzuki, Kosho Uchiyama. Sojun Mel Weitsman, Kazuaki Tanahashi, and Dairyu Michael Wenger all have contributed to the presentation.




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Remembering the Dragon: Recollections of Suzuki Roshi by his Students.
Gil Fronsdal - editor

Published by Sati Center and SFZC in 2004 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary


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By Shunryu Suzuki
Edited by David Chadwick

ZIRH page with the whole book

Zen is Right Here once was
To Shine One Corner of the World: Moments with Shunryu Suzuki


Crooked Cucumber  - with the whole book

DC home page


Books by Students and related
an incomplete list


Reb Anderson


Many Suzuki stories
Other books by Edward Brown

Edward Brown


features Suzuki and Katagiri

Nothing Holy about It dot com

Tim Burkett


17 pages on Shunryu Suzuki all added up - more on Dainin Katagiri

Thank You and OK home page - read the whole book

Books by David Chadwick


Gratefully Remembering Kobun to be available soon

DC chapter from this book


Rick Fields  with excerpt about Shunryu Suzuki


Blanch Hartman  


Dainin Katagiri


Les Kaye


Jakusho Kwong


Excerpt about Shunryu Suzuki

Elsie Mitchell  


A lot on the SFZC, Tassajara, and Shunryu Suzuki. Maybe the first to do so.

Read some of it


Books by Lew Richmond

Music by Lew Richmond

Lew Richmond


Trungpa & Suzuki

David Schneider

Issan Tommy Dorsey  

Philip Whalen



with Footprints of Suzuki Shunryu & Zen groups
See Dharma Wheels and Fish Ladders

Rebecca Solnit website


features Suzuki and Katagiri

Eric Storlie  


Mitsu Suzuki


Subtitle: The Transformation of Moral Meaning in American Culture

(based on interviews with students in and around SFZC in the 1970s.)

Books by Steve Tipton

Steve Tipton  


Epilogue from third edition featuring Suzuki

Trungpa on Suzuki from this Garuda

Chogyam Trungpa

Shunryu Suzuki in this book



Michael Wenger

Recollections of Sojun Mel Weitsman by his dharma heirs.

Mel Weitsman  


with Shunryu Suzuki and Sotan Tatsugami and more

Marian (Derby) Wisberg  

 


More Books by students and related


Carl Bielefeldt


Emma Bragdon   


Tim Buckley   


Founder of Shambhala.
Sam Bercholz


Tassajara Area Fire History


Excerpt about Human Be-in mentioning Suzuki

Peter Coyote


Paul Discoe   


Must be first mention of Suzuki in a book - 1959 walk through Japantown.
Margot Doss interview


Focuses on his rape of a guest at Tassajara
DC on this in Tassajara Stories


Jack Elias



Andy Ferguson



Norman Fischer website


Stephan and Ina May Gaskin

Suzuki story from Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May Gaskin


Grew up in family involved in Los Altos Haiku Zendo


Two of Natalie's books featuring Dainin Katagiri: The Long Quiet Highway and The Great Failure

Natalie Goldberg books


Books, mainly poetry, by Jane Hirshfield  


Richard Jaffe

 



Molly Jones


Books by and edited by Arnie Kotler (incomplete)

Arnie Kotler


The many Buddhist Books by Taigen Dan Leighton and others he suggests

Two excerpts with Suzuki commentary on this page

Taigen Dan Leighton


Fil Lewitt books

Fil Lewitt  


Books by Deborah Madison

Deborah Madison  


Excerpts with Suzuki

DC on this book  


 


Susan Moon books  


John K. Nelson  (not the one who lived at ZC)


Koshin Ogui  with links to much on Suzuki and him  



David Padwa


Red Pine   



Harry Roberts  



Nancy Wilson Ross


 

Read the book at Jiryu's website


Suzuki excerpt from New Gods in America


Nanao Sakaki  


excerpt about Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind




Grace Schireson


Books by Gail Sher

Gail Sher  


Tai Sheridan books

Tai Sheridan  


Gary Snyder books

Gary Snyder  


Treasury of the True Dharma Eye: Zen Master Dogen's Shobo Genzo

Books by Kazuaki Tanahashi

Kazuaki Tanahashi  


Brian Unger editor

 


Brian Victoria  


Books by Brad Warner

Brad Warner  


All poetry books by Beclee Wilson



A few key Influential Books from the Sixties

1934
Along with Watts, most influential


1957 - Masunaga lived and taught at the SFZC in the eighties


1957
Most mentioned book (plus other books and Watt's TV and radio shows) as sparking their first interest in practice
Alan Watts


1958


1958
Book all students studied at first Tassajara practice period

Edward Conze


1958
 


1958
Books by Huston Smith

Huston Smith  


1959


1961


1966


1967


1968


1971
interview with Dana Fraser


1971
Included Tassajara schedule which brought Ted Marshall to ZC


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