Interviewer: What is Zen?
Alan Watts: [Soft chuckling.]
Interviewer: Would you care to enlarge on that?
Alan Watts: [Loud laughing.]
—Front matter of Zen and the Beat Way (1997)
I borrowed the book from the Vancouver Public Library yesterday with my spankin’ new BC OneCard, good at every public library in B.C. That’s like gold for the homeless wanderer, folks.