Perry Garfinkel, a contributor to The New York Times since 1986, is the author BUDDHA OR BUST: In Search of Truth, Meaning Happiness and the Man Who Found Them All” (Crown/Harmony, 2006; Three River Press, 2007). The book became a national bestseller in its first week of publication and was later acquired by publishers in Brazil and Italy. It was named to a prestigious “Best Buddhist Writing of 2007” list. The book expanded on a major feature he wrote for National Geographic Magazine, which appeared as the cover story of 24 international editions of the magazine.
Of “Buddha or Bust,” His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote: QUOTE TO COME Daniel Goleman, PhD, the author of “Emotional Intelligence” and a former award winning staff writer for The New York Times: QUOTE TO COME