Review of Learning how to Learn: 100 Conversations with Idries Shah. These extraordinary conversations with ordinary people apply traditional psychology to contemporary problems of humanity. The book contains over 100 ancient & modern Sufi tales & extracts detailing how, what and why Sufis learn and more. It’s a surprisingly practical assortment of delicious mental exercises: invigorating, challenging & necessary. I […]

Like the Farmer’s family in my book, THE ENORMOUS POTATO http://aubreydavis.com/portfolio/the-enormous-potato/  THE BIG IDAHO TRUCK TOUR gives to their community. During its 6-month journey, the Truck identified charities in the cities it visited and offered “A Big Helping” based on their needs. http://bigidahopotato.com/a-big-helping   Laura Herrick Martin, Tour Director for the Famous Idaho® Potato Tour, wrote: I wanted to reach out […]

After my May 2017 visit to Connaught Public School in Collingwood Ontario, Kindergarten teacher Darlene Wroe sent this to Val Cuthbert, their Teacher Librarian. “Thank you Val for arranging the Author visit with Aubrey Davis! The kindergartens loved it! It was perfect for their age level! Once we returned to the classroom, many of them began to make books! They […]

“What an incredible way to close DA’s Authors Week. Aubrey Davis is the most powerful storyteller these kids have ever heard.” Jocelyn Harrison, Teacher Librarian D.A. Morrison Middle School, Toronto

In 1950 Idries Shah began a quest to observe and record some of the East’s most unusual people and places. His aristocratic Afghan family and openness to experience helped him access extraordinary people and places throughout the Middle East and Central Asia. Shah met with the Kings of Saudi Arabia and Jordan, the secret Imam of the “New Arabian Knights” […]