Writer LAWRENCE SHAINBERG Writer LAWRENCE SHAINBERG. His new book, "Ambivalent Zen: A Memoir," (Pantheon) is about his years practicing Zen buddism, and centers on SHAINBERG's relationship with his Zen teacher, Kyudo Nakagawa Roshi. "Both master and student live on in this hilarious, provocative account of what being a student of Zen has been." writes Gretel Ehrlich in her review
NPR logo Writer LAWRENCE SHAINBERG

Writer LAWRENCE SHAINBERG

Writer LAWRENCE SHAINBERG

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Writer LAWRENCE SHAINBERG. His new book, "Ambivalent Zen: A Memoir," (Pantheon) is about his years practicing Zen buddism, and centers on SHAINBERG's relationship with his Zen teacher, Kyudo Nakagawa Roshi. "Both master and student live on in this hilarious, provocative account of what being a student of Zen has been." writes Gretel Ehrlich in her review