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Ten Eternal Questions asks leading political, artistic, and religious figures the timeless spiritual questions. "What is your concept of God?" "Do you think this life is all there is?" are just two of the ten questions author Zo Sallis puts to such diverse figures as Nelson Mandela and U2's Bono, Shimon Peres and Jack Nicholson, Paulo Coelho and the Dalai Lama. Chapters are organized by question with extracts drawn from Sallis's interviews with almost 40 personalities, among them Bob Geldof, Gore Vidal, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, Gianfranco Ferre, Farah Pahlavi (the exiled Empress of Iran), Anjelica Huston, as well as other artists, scientists, and religious figures. In these days of increasing commercialism and religious polarization, this absorbing book speaks to an impulse for a stronger spiritual dimension in our lives and its range of answersspontaneous, surprising, and insightful; provocative, considered, and personally revealingoffers readers much to ponder and reflect upon in their own quest to understand life's mysteries.
About the Author
Zo Sallis was for many years the partner of film director John Huston, whom she met in 1960, and is the mother of actor/director Danny Huston. Formerly an actress herself, she now lives in London.