In A Man’s World: Father, Son, Brother, Friend and Other Roles Men Play

New American Library, 1985
Mentor Books, 1986

“Startling and revealing…Gets to the heart of male-to-male relationships.” – Washington Post

“A no-nonsense thoroughly researched book by a tough-minded author who ends on a positive note…” – San Francisco Chronicle

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Ten Speed Press, 1993
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Travel Writing for Profit & Pleasure

Plume, 1988

“The definite work in the field.” – Arthur Frommer
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Buddha or Bust: In Search of Truth, Meaning, Happiness and the Man Who Found Them All

Crown/Harmony, 2006
Three Rivers, 2007

“As a raconteur of the Dharma, Garfinkel is as lively a guide as anyone could hope for – Woody Allen in the footsteps of the Buddha.”
– Daniel Goleman, “Emotional Intelligence”

“Fast enough for the beach yet dense enough for the scholar’s library… As John McPhee and Paul Theroux offer lush descriptions of physical landscapes in their works, Garfinkel surveys the internal world with equal scrutiny.”
– John Budris, Boston Globe

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Alla ricerca del Buddha

Sonzogno, 2007, Italy
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Buda ou Desapego

Rocco, 2007, Brazil
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Why Kids Lie: How Parents Can Encourage Truthfulness

Penguin 1991
by Paul Ekman, Ph.D., UC San Francisco
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KidStress: What It Is, How It Feels, How to Help

Penguin, 2000
by Georgia Witkin, Ph.D.
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Why Can’t I Fall in Love?
A 12-Step Program

Harper Collins, 2001
by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
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(all Rodale Press, 1996-97)

The Male Body: An Owner’s Manual

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Stress Blasters: Quick and Simple Steps to Take Control and Perform Under Pressure

Command Respect: Cultivate the Qualities that Inspire and Impress Others

Maximum Style: Look Sharp and Feel Confident in Every Situation

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“Narrating his observations of contemporary Buddhist practice and meetings with Buddhists in situations that include traditional Buddhist strongholds East and West, Perry Garfinkel presents Buddhism as a practical approach to human problems.”
– His Holiness the Dalai Lama