RECOMMENDED READING

September [2] 2008

FAVORITE BOOKS DEPARTMENT (By Subject)

      Depth Psychology

       THE I AND THE NOT I: A study in the development of consciousness, M. Esther Harding (Princeton University Press, 1965).

       THE DISCOVERY OF THE UNCONSCIOUS: The History and Evolution of Dynamic Psychiatry, Henri Ellenberger (Basic Books, 1970).

       JUNG: A Biography, Deirdre Bair (Little, Brown and Company, 2003).

       MEMORIES, DREAMS. REFLECTIONS, C. G. Jung (Vintage, 1961).

       THE COLLECTED WORKS OF C.G. JUNG, (Bollingen Series, 1959), including: THE ARCHETYPES AND THE COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS, VOL. PART 1, C.G. Jung, (Princeton University Press, 1959).

       HAGS AND HEROES: A Feminist Approach to Jungian Psychotherapy with Couples, Polly Young-Eisendrath (Inner City, 1984).

       SELF AND LIBERATION The Jung/Buddhism Dialogue, Edited by Daniel J. Meckel and Robert L. Moore (Paulist Press, 1992).

       UP FROM EDEN: A Transpersonal View of Human Evolution, Ken Wilber (Anchor/Doubleday, 1981).

       KEN WILBER IN DIALOGUE Conversations with Leading Transpersonal Thinkers, Edited by Donald Rothberg and Sean Kelly, Quest 1998).

       LECTURES ON JUNG’S TYPOLOGY, Marie-Louise von Franz and James Hillman, (Spring, 1971).

       WE’VE HAD A HUNDRED YEARS OF PSYCHOTHERAPY AND THE WORLD’S GETTING WORSE, James Hillman and Michael Ventura (Harper San Francisco, 1992).

       POWER IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig (Spring, 1971).

       CULTURAL ATTITUDES In Psychological Perspective, Joseph L. Henderson, M.D. (Inner City Books, 1984).

 

            Synchronicity

       AN EXPERIMENT WITH TIME, J.W. Dunne (Humanities Press, 1927)

       SYNCHRONICITY, SCIENCE, AND SOUL-MAKING, Victor Mansfield (Open Court, 1995).

       ON DIVINATION AND SYNCHRONICITY: The Psychology of Meaningful Chance, Marie-Louise Von Franz, (Bollingen, 1980).

       CHOOSING REALITY: A Buddhist View of Physics and the Mind, B. Alan Wallace, (Snow Lion Publications, 1996).

       CHAOS: Making A New Science, James Gleick (Penguin, 1987)

       TAROT AND PSYCHOLOGY Spectrums of Possibility, Arthur Rosengarten, (Paragon, 2000).

       ARCHETYPES & STRANGE ATTRACTORS The Chaotic World of Symbols, John R. Van Eenwyk (Inner City, 1997).

       THE BLACK SWAN The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House, 2007).

       C.G. Jung’s Psychology of Religion and Synchronicity, Robert Aziz (Suny Series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology, 1996).

 

            Myth & Symbol

       ARIADNE’S CLUE, A guide to the symbols of humankind, Anthony Stevens (Princeton University Press, 1998).

       A DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLS, J. E. Cirlot (Philosophical Library, New York, 1962).

       A CRITICAL DICTIONARY OF JUNGIAN ANALYSES, Andrew Samuels, Bani Shorter, Fred Plant (Routledge, 1986).

       THE KING & THE CORPSE Tales of the soul’s conquest of evil, Heinrich Zimmer (Princeton University Press, 1948).

       WOMAN’S DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLS AND SACRED OBJECTS, Barbara G. Walker (Harper San Francisco, 1988).

       THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF WORLD RELIGIONS, Edited by John Bowker (Oxford University Press, 1997).

       

       Eastern Religion

       HOW TO MEDITATE A Practical Guide, Kathleen McDonald (Wisdom, 1984).

       THE I CHING OR BOOK OF CHANGES, Richard Wilhelm Translation with Foreword by C.G. Jung (Princeton University Press, 1950).

       THE COLLECTED WORKS OF CHOGYAM TRUNGPA,(Shambhala, 2003), including: CUTTING THROUGH SPIRITUAL MATERIALISM, THE MYTH OF FREEDOM, THE HEART OF THE BUDDHA.

       THOUGHTS WITHOUT A THINKER: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective (Foreword by the Dalai Lama, Mark Epstein, M.D. (Basic Books, 1995).

       THE TIBETAN BOOK OF LIVING AND DYING, Sogyal Rinpoche, (Rider & Co,1992).

       ZEN MIND, BEGINNER’S MIND, Shunryu Suzuki, (Weatherhill, 1970)

       TAO THE WATERCOURSE WAY, Alan Watts (Pantheon, 1975)

       MOTHER OF THE BUDDHAS Meditations on the Prajnaparamita Sutra, Lex Hixon (Quest, 1993)

       AS IT IS, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, (Rangjung Yeshe Books, 2000).

       THE EDGE OF CERTAINTY Dilemmas on the Buddhist Path, Peter Fenner (Nicholas-Hays, 2002).

 

            Self-Help

       THE POWER OF NOW A Guide To Spiritual Enlightenment, Eckhart Tolle (New World, 1999).

       HE Understanding Masculine Psychology; Robert A. Johnson (Harper & Row, 1983); SHE Understanding Feminine Psychology (ibid); WE Understanding The Psychology Of Romantic Love (ibid).           

       WHO DIES? An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying, Stephen Levine, (Doubleday, 1982).

       CHALLENGE OF THE HEART Love, Sex, and Intimacy in Changing Times, Edited by John Welwood, (Shambhala, 1985).

       SEARCH FOR THE REAL SELF, James Masterson (Routledge, 1993).

       LOVE’S EXECUTIONER & Other Tales of Psychotherapy, Irvin Yalom, M.D. (Basic, 1989).

       A WHACK ON THE SIDE OF THE HEAD: How You Can Be More Creative, Roger von Oech (Creative Think, 1983).

       THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional and Spiritual Growth, M. Scott Peck, M.D. (Simon & Shuster 1978).

       THE GOOD MARRIAGE, Judith S. Wallerstein & Sandra Blakeslee (Houghton Mifflin, 1995).

       LOVE IS NEVER ENOUGH How Couples Can Overcome Misunderstanings, Resolve conflicts, and Solve Relationship Problems Through Cognitive Therapy, Aaron T. Beck, M. D. Harper & Row, 1988).

       FEELING GOOD The New Mood Therapy, David D. Burns, M.D.

 

            Tarot/Western Spirituality

       SEVENTY-EIGHT DEGREES OF FREEDOM, A Book Of Tarot, Rachel Pollack, (Aquarian Peress, 1980).

       MEDITATIONS ON THE TAROT A Journey Into Christian Hermeticism, Anonymous (Element, 1985).

       TAROT SYMBOLISM, Robert V. O’Neil, (Fairway Press, 1986).

       TAROT REVELATIONS, Joseph Campbell and Richard Roberts, Vernal Equinox, 1979.

       THE TAROT History, Mystery, and Lore, Cynthia Giles, (Fireside, 1992).

       THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TAROT (VOLUMES 1 THRU 4), Stuart R. Kaplan (US Games, 1978-2006).

       TAROT OF THE NINE PATHS A Guide For The Spiritual Traveler (Arthur Rosengarten, 2004).

       THE MYSTICAL QABALAH, Dion Fortune (Samuel Weiser, first in 1935)

       MY LIFE WITH THE SPIRITS The Adventures of a Modern Magician, Lon Milo DuQuette, (Weiser, 1999).

       777 AND OTHER QABALISTIC WRITINGS OF ALEISTER CROWLEY, Edited by Israel Regardie, Samuel Weiser, 1955).

       THE GNOSTIC GOSPELS, Elaine Pagels,(Vintage, 1979).

       THE FOURTH WAY, P.D. Ouspensky (Vintage, 1957).

 

            Miscellaneous

       LABYRINTHE, Jorge Luis Borges (Carl Hanser, 1959)

       NINE STORIES; and RAISE HIGH THE ROOFBEAM CARPENTERS, AND SEYOUR: AN INTRODUCTION, J. D. Salinger (Back Bay Books,1959).

       GHENGIS KHAN And The Making Of The Modern World, Jack Weatherford (Three Rivers, 2005).

       MAGISTER LUDI (& The Complete Works of Herman Hesse)

       LOVE’S EXECUTIONER & Other Tales of Psychotherapy, Irvin Yalom, M.D. (Basic, 1989).

       A FIRE IN THE MIND The Life of Joseph Campbell, Steven and Robin Larsen, Doubleday, 1991).

       PREY, Michael Crichton (Amazon, 2002).

       BRAVE NEW WORLD REVISITED, Aldous Huxley, (Perennial, 1958).

       THE NAME OF THE ROSE, Umberto Eco (Warner, 1983).

       GOD IS NOT GREAT How Religion Poisons Everything, Christopher Hitchens,(Hachette Book, 2007).

       THE TEACHINGS OF DON JUAN, Carlos Castenada, (Ballantine, 1970).

       FURTHER TALES FROM THE SARAGOSA MANUSCRIPT, Jan Potaki, (Orion, 1966).

       ANGELS & DEMONS, Dan Brown (Pocket,2006).

       THE COMPLETE WORKS OF HENRY MILLER, including: THE BOOKS IN MY LIFE, Henry Miller (New Directions, 1969).

       The NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF MODERN POETERY (Second Edition), Edited by Richard Ellman and Robert O’Clair (W.W. Norton, 1973, New York).

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