Donald S. Lopez, Jr. Author, 'The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Biography'

Donald S. Lopez Jr. is the Arthur E. Link Distinguished University Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan. He is the author, editor or translator of a number of books, including "Prisoners of Shangri-La," "The Madman’s Middle Way," "Critical Terms for the Study of Buddhism," "Introduction to the History of Indian Buddhism," In the Forest of Faded Wisdom" and "Buddhism and Science," all published by the University of Chicago Press.