Books by Walter Truett Anderson and Complete Book Reviews

Walter Truett Anderson, Author . St. Martin's $24.95 (263p) ISBN 978-0-312-31769-0
Anderson offers a skillful and mostly successful re-description of the "Eastern" enlightenment experience—which dissolves or at least softens the boundaries of self—in terms accessible to Western philosophy and science....
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Walter Truett Anderson, Author Jeremy P. Tarcher $16.95 (272p) ISBN 978-0-87477-801-4
There is no longer one ``truth about the truth,'' observes freelance journalist Anderson (Reality Isn't What It Used to Be), who has compiled 33 previously published short pieces by postmodern pundits grappling with problems of belief, identity and...
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Walter Truett Anderson, Author, Walt Anderson, Author HarperCollins Publishers $18.95 (288p) ISBN 978-0-06-250021-2
To Anderson, postmodernism is more than punk rock, Julio Cortazar's stories, deconstruction and John Le Carre's spy novels, though they all manifest its rationale. The post-modernist outlook acknowledges that society is ``a social construct of...
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Walter Truett Anderson, Author, Walt Anderson, Author Putnam Publishing Group $24.95 (287p) ISBN 978-0-87477-881-6
It is Anderson's audacious thesis that a ""global identity crisis"" is breaking down the sense of personal self once experienced by millions of people as a stable entity. From the late 1960s onward, he contends, a postmodern self has emerged, a view
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