Books by Deepak Chopra

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 21, 2013

"A charmingly conversational tale of devotion—to each other and to the science and art of medicine."
Two brothers, both doctors, reflect on a remarkable journey from their childhood in newly independent India to their success and renown in Obama's America. Read full book review >
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"For Chopra fans only—as such, likely to become a best-seller."
A mixture of recent research in the neurosciences and spiritual wisdom passed down through generations. Read full book review >
GOD by Deepak Chopra
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"This book will appeal to the spiritually minded."
Billed as a "teaching novel," this book uses examples from the lives of mystics of diverse traditions to pose questions about the origins, significance and reach of consciousness. Read full book review >
RELIGION
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"A useful primer on the virtues of clear thinking, but somewhat lacking in substance."
An alternatingly enlightening and frustrating dialogue between one of the world's greatest physicists and one of its greatest metaphysicists. Read full book review >
THE DAUGHTERS OF JOY by Deepak Chopra
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2002

"More catechism than novel—with wooden characters, minimal plot, and dialogue so absurd ("a mystery school . . . is a place where you learn that love is a mystery") that even Kahlil Gibran would break out laughing."
More New Age yarnspinning from pop guru Chopra (Soulmate, 2001, etc.), this time about a young Boston writer's quest for spiritual fulfillment. Read full book review >
SOULMATE by Deepak Chopra
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"To this, add Chopra's humor, his brilliant medical dialogue, and the power and richness of Raj's battle against materialist psychiatry. A contender."
Love as the basic fabric of human life offers mind-body healer Chopra a more focused story this time around than he found for his debut fiction, The Return of Merlin (1995), a tale about the magical effects of Arthurian archetypes on today's England. Read full book review >
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Spirituality and personal fulfillment in seven easy steps—so easy, Chopra says, even a child can learn them."
The indefatigable Chopra (The Path to Love, 1997, etc.) offers an adaptation of his work The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (which sold 1.6 million copies) intended for parents wanting to pass on the concepts of that work to their children. Read full book review >
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

A road map to spiritual renewal, with the crossroads marked by a popular guide who seems to have lost his footing. Read full book review >

THE RETURN OF MERLIN by Deepak Chopra
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1995

Guru Chopra's (Ageless Body/Timeless Mind, 1993, etc.) first novel comes up with a mind/body version of the Arthurian legend that lends great charm to familiar lore. Read full book review >

HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: July 14, 1993

"A guide to longevity that's also a thoughtful and sometimes inspiring reflection on our remarkable place in the cosmic scheme of things."
You can live to be a hundred and enjoy each of those years as a fully functioning person—or so says Chopra (Unconditional Life, 1991, etc.) in this challenging work. Read full book review >
PSYCHOLOGY
Released: Sept. 15, 1991

"Chopra's combination of erudition, wit, and warmth of heart."
Here, Chopra (Perfect Healing, 1990; Return of the Rishi, 1988) laments that "our culture provides us with so little opportunity to confront the basic meaning of life that sickness and death have filled the void by becoming conversion experiences." Read full book review >
Released: May 11, 1990

"It's all tedious in the extreme and persuasive only for true believers, whatever their number might be."
Another book-length promotion for a chain of health centers that promises health, bliss, and long life; purports to be based on a combination of ancient Eastern wisdom and modern physics; and explains its system with lists of exotically named categories, conditions, and treatments. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 17, 1988

"West experiences and the rich lore of India that all but the most committed skeptics will find it hard not to turn his pages."
Part memoir, part promo for Ayurvedic healing (India's ancient medical system), this is a highly readable account of an Indian's initiation into first Western-style, then Ayurvedic, medicine. Read full book review >