Publishers Weekly says “does a great service by highlighting views and themes as they modulate with each passing year.” The Best Buddhist Writing 2010 is an eclectic, inspiring collection of writings from the Buddhist perspective. Selected by the editors of the Shambhala Sun, North America’s leading Buddhist-inspired magazine, the essays, articles, and interviews in this anthology offer an entertaining mix of writing styles and reflect on a wide range of issues. Included are pieces by Gaylon Ferguson, Norman Fischer, Jaimal Yogis, H. H. the Dalai Lama, Joan Sutherland, Mingyur Rinpoche, Sakyong Mipham, Thich Nhat Hanh, Pema Chödrön, Diane Ackerman, Huston Smith, Susan Piver, Shozan Jack Haubner, and many others.
Here is this year’s installment in the series
“This excellent anthology embraces a range of issues from Buddhist perspectives, becoming a demonstration of the ongoing and powerful interrelationship between Buddhism and life in the West. According to editor McLeod, Buddhism continues to have influence beyond our awareness, but collections such as this go a long way toward enlightening us.”—Library Journal
“How would you like to have a collection of excellent Buddhist writings all in one book for your library? That’s exactly what Melvin McLeod and the Shambhala editors have offered up in The Best Buddhist Writing series. This year they have compiled one of their best, and it’s not simply Buddhist masters featured.”—The Buddhist Blog