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April Recommended Reading

CHINA, A CULTURAL HISTORY by Arthur Cotterell. A highly readable history of China, in a single volume.

THE WANDERING TAOIST, SEVEN BAMBOO TABLETS OF THE CLOUDY SATCHEL, and GATEWAY TO A VAST WORLD by Deng MingDao. A colorful and entertaining chronicle of the life and training of a Hua Mountain monk, in three volumes. (Editor's note: these books are out of print; suggest you try used bookstores. See CHRONICLES OF TAO.) Harper & Row Publishers. ISBN 0-06- 250226-3 (pbk)

HARNESSING THE POWER OF THE UNIVERSE A Complete Guide to the Principles and Practice of CHI- GUNG by Daniel Reid. Shambala Publications. ISBN 1-57062-337-6

T'AI CHI TOUCHSTONES: YANG FAMILY SECRET TRANSMISSIONS translated by Douglas Wile. The T'ai Chi Classics, songs (instructional poems), discourses, and old photographs make this collection of fragments a colorful and instructive addition to your library.