The Book of Tea: Zen & Taoism by Kakuzō Okakura

The Book of Tea: Zen & Taoism

Kakuzō Okakura

56 pages first pub 1906 (editions)

nonfiction history philosophy informative medium-paced


In 1906 in turn-of-the-century Boston, a small, esoteric book about tea was written with the intention of being read aloud in the famous salon of Isabella Gardner, Boston's most notorious socialite. It was authored by Okakura Kakuzo, a Japanese ph...

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