Books by Lawrence Sutin

Released: Aug. 30, 2006

"Readers familiar with Merton and Suzuki will know most of this story. For others, though, this is a solid overview."
A leisurely survey of Buddhist encounters with the West, for better or worse. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Still, this is certainly the biography against which to measure the lurid claims and devout counterclaims prompted by the Crowley legend. (photos, not seen)"
Sutin (Divine Invasions, 1989) paints a rich narrative of the eccentric visionary Aleister Crowley's life, which now seems somewhat ho-hum as for his sexual escapades—the source of much of his bad press—but all the more vile for his egomania and fascist tendencies. Read full book review >