MARTIAL ARTS MEET LITERATURE


I suppose it is time to form a bridge between the interests for both martial arts and literature, even though some might find them incompatible. And this is not a list of fashionable society, as when Mailer writes about the rumble in the jungle or when Jack London writes about Jack Johnson. These are "real" books about the nooks and corners of martial arts. I especially have to single out Sam Sheridans (who BTW is educated at Harvard) "The Fighters Mind" and "A Fighters Heart." Great books. And also my old bible since the start 80ies "Zen and the Martial Arts." And yes, then there is also a book by Chuck Norris in the pile, and it is not one of those with......."Brokeback Mountain is not just a movie. It's also what Chuck Norris calls the pile of dead ninjas in his front yard."   

MARTIAL ARTS MEET LITERATURE

THICH NHAT HANH WRITES WITH THE VOICE OF THE BUDDHA

22 January 2022

For dem der ikke kender til Thich Nhat Hanh, så var han udover at være munk og fredsaktivist en af de mest produktive og dygtige buddhistiske formidlere. Bl.a. har han skrevet over 100 bøger især om mindfulness...

MAGISK LITTERATUR

20 January 2022

Dagen efter, hvilket var juleaften, Joan Didion døde gav jeg Alice en række af hendes bøger bl.a. hovedværket The Year Of Magical Thinking/Et År Med Magisk Yænkning; for her igennem at introducere Alice til hendes oeuvre...

2021 SOUNDTRACK

19 January 2022

Rebecca Taylor/Self Esteem kanaliserer en Mike Skinner i topform møder Baz Luhrmanns Everybody’s Free på I Do This All The Time...