Christine Toomey

Christine Toomey is an award-winning journalist and author who has reported from over sixty countries worldwide. Speaking five languages, she has covered foreign affairs for the Sunday Times for more than twenty years, and her journalism has been syndicated globally. Previously based as a correspondent in Mexico City, Paris, Berlin, and elsewhere, she has twice won Amnesty International Awards for Magazine Story of the Year. She divides her time between London and a small medieval town in the Apennines of central Italy.

In Search of Buddha’s Daughters
A Modern Journey Down Ancient Roads
by Christine Toomey
Hardcover | $24.95

In 2011, Christine Toomey met an unforgettable group of Tibetan Buddhist nuns. After hearing their stories—of prison, extreme hardship, and ultimately fleeing across the Himalayas into exile—she resolved to learn more about the private, courageous women of Buddhism: who they … Continue reading

In Search of Buddha’s Daughters
The Hidden Lives and Fearless Work of Buddhist Nuns
by Christine Toomey Christine Toomey
Paperback | $16.95

They come to the monastic Buddhist life from every faith and career: a policewoman, a princess, a Bollywood star, a violinist. Out of the public eye, despite hardship and even persecution, they vow to seek enlightenment in a world full … Continue reading