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RECOMMENDED BOOK LIST

 

RECOMMENDED BOOK LIST

In case you’re not sure what reading material to bring to the other side of the world in order to immerse in Nepal, we have gathered some thoughts below. Please bring only 1-2 physical books. If everyone brings one, we will have a plethora to choose from by passing them around. Additionally, the Program House has a small library for you to borrow from in-country.

  • Forget Kathmandu by Manushtree Thapa
  • Annapurna Poems by Yuyutsu Sharma
  • The Lives We Have Lost by Manjushree Thapa
  • Mountains Painted With Turmeric by Lil Bahadur
  • Muna Madan by Laxmi Prasad Devkota
  • Palpasa Cafe by Narayan Wagle
  • Ayurveda: Life, Health, Longevity by Robert S Svoboda
  • The Snow Leopard by Peter Mattheisen
  • Ethics for the New Millenium by His Holiness
  • How to Meditate by Kathleen McDonald
  • While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through. Love and Rebellion in Nepal by Elizabeth Enslin
  • If Each Comes Halfway: Meeting Tamang Women in Nepal by Kathryn S March
  • Battles of the New Republic: A Contemporary History of Nepal by Prashant Jha
  • Massacre at the Palace: The Doomed Royal Dynasty of Nepal by Jonathan Gregson OR Blood Against the Snows: The Tragic Story of Nepal’s Royal Dynasty by Jonathan Gregson (it’s the same book w/ diff titles)