David Lindley has worked as a librarian, bookseller, consultant and copywriter. He is Director of the community interest company Designing Libraries, an international resource for library design, architecture and service transformation. 


David Lindley has published a number of books of poetry as well as a book of aphorisms and short essays, and a more extensive philosophical work, The Freedom to Be Tragic. His most recent books are a new verse translation of the Bhagavad Gita, The Song of Myself, and a translation of the Tao Te Ching

His main preoccupation is the self and its illusions, the theme of much of his poetry, philosophical writing and translation.


What one man can be to another is very strictly limited; in the end, everyone remains alone and then the question is who is now alone…. Schopenhauer

But who's this, watching? 
Eleanor Ross Taylor