Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home begins at the grave of Katagiri Roshi, Natalies Zen teacher, in Japan. Twenty years after Katagiris death and Natalies return to New Mexico, she is permanently settled in Santa Fe with her partner, Yukwan. Except that, as Buddhism teaches us, nothing is permanent. Natalie learns that she has CLL, a potentially fatal form of blood cancer....
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Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home: A Memoir Reviews
This is my first Goldberg book, which has encouraged me to go back and read your previous works; her writing well illustrate her thoughtfully emotional journey is much more than a memoir.
I loved the parallels of her Jewish upbringing compared to her Buddhist lifestyle. As well as her relationships, beautiful excursions to see where other writers lived, worked and does, and a tumultuous duel cancer battle.
She writes like the the quote referenced- how a writer lives their life twice, first in the ...more
I’ve read Natalie Goldberg since I was 14 when I made a concious decision to be a writer. I’ve reread her craft books so many times.
Reading this was so emotional for me. Natalie Goldberg was always larger than life. Immortal. To flip through pages and find her so vulnerable hit me hard. Throughout ths book, Natalie Goldberg pays her respects to the writers that shaped her and I wonder if she’ll ever know how much she shaped me. How her writing practice made me who I am and how much I think of he ...more
another great memoir from Natalie, my mentor.