The Miracle of Mindfulness - An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation — by Thich Nhat Hanh
A sly commentary on the Anapanasati Sutra, the Sutra on Breath to Maintain Mindfulness.
A Buddhist Bible — by Dwight Goddard
A collection of translations of a cross-section of Buddhist traditions - Theravada, Mahayana, Zen, Tibetan and other Buddhists schools of thought.
A Fearless Heart — by Thupten Jinpa
This book shows us how to train our compassion muscle to relieve stress, fight depression, improve our health, achieve our goals, and change our world.
The Long Discourses of the Buddha - A Translation of the Digha Nikaya — by Maurice Walshe
This book offers a complete translation of the Digha Nikaya - the long discourses of the Buddha - one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. These suttas reveal the gentleness, compassion, power, and penetrating wisdom of the Buddha.
Master of Wisdom - Writings of the Buddhist Master Nagarjuna
An excellent introduction to Madhyamika. This book contains two hymns of praise to the Buddha, two treatises on Shunyata, and two works that clarify the connection of analysis, meditation, and moral conduct. Includes Tibetan verses in transliteration and critical editions of extant Sanskrit.