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There are lots of Buddhist books available at public libraries and bookstores. If you need a book recommendation, try amazon to see what others are reading and for book reviews. At amazon.com, select Search Books, plus the key word Buddhism, and you'll get over 50,000 resources! To refine the search, enter other keywords for your interest: Buddha, meditation, mindfulness, dhamma (or dharma), zen, vipassana, etc.
Thich Nhat Hanh is a highly respected Buddhist monk and one of the most prolific authors on the topic living in our time. He has written dozen of books, and you will have no trouble finding them at libraries and bookstores
The teachings of the Buddha have been handed down in the form of Sutta's (or Sutra's) and many good translations of various collections have been placed on the Internet for free access. This tradition of offering the Buddha's teaching for free to the entire world is grounded in the Buddha's teaching of Dana (generosity).
Here are some online resources with free articles, ebooks, and more:
Access to Insight: Readings in Theravada Buddhism with modern Sutta translations
BuddhaNet's Buddhist eBook Library
DharmaNet Learning Center
Zen Buddhism Virtual Library
Edited by User 1,853,746 on Jan 27, 2008 12:21 PM