2 April 1987
Show More A Voyager Out: The Life of Mary Kingsley by Katherine Frank.
Hamish Hamilton, 333 pp., £14.95, February 1987, 0 241 12074 8Show More
Marilyn by Gloria Steinem and George Barris.
Gollancz, 182 pp., £12.95, February 1987, 0 575 03945 0Show More
Joe and Marilyn: A Memory of Love by Roger Kahn.
Sidgwick, 268 pp., £10.95, March 1987, 0 283 99427 4Show More
I leap over the wall by Monica Baldwin and Karen Armstrong.
Hamish Hamilton, 308 pp., £4.95, March 1987, 9780241119747Show More
Diary of a Zen Nun: A Moving Chronicle of Living Zen by Nan Shin (Nancy Amphoux).
Rider, 228 pp., £5.95, January 1987, 9780712614320Show More
“... one religion for another, pagan glamour for religion’. Karen Armstrong, who was once a nun herself, also says that I leap over the wall is telling us ‘not to read Nuns’ Stories for kicks’. NancyAmphoux (Nan Shin) didn’t (for the same reason) want to call her book Diary of a Zen Nun. It might be better described as a memorial to her late Master, the bodhisattva Taisen Deshimaru, if that ...”