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New Book Coming!

Watch for the July 2019 release of Four Men Shaking : Searching For Sanity With Samuel Beckett, Norman Mailer, And My Perfect Zen Teacher

 

Author of three novels -- One on OneMemories of Amnesia and Crust -- and the non-fiction books, Brain Surgeon: An Intimate View of His World and "Ambivalent Zen.

Fiction and journalism have appeared in Esquire, Harpers, Tricycle and The New York Times Magazine. Recipient of a Pushcart Prize for a monograph on Samuel Beckett, published in the Paris Review. 

Exorcising Beckett - Paris Review

Finding 'The Zone' -  New York Times

The violence of 'just sitting' -   New York Times

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LARRY SHAINBERG reading from his new book, Four Men Shaking, subtitle: Searching For Sanity With Samuel Beckett, Norman Mailer, And My Perfect Zen Teacher

  September 15, 2018, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of New York Zendo Shobo-ji