Baldwin & Buddhism – Summer Reading

Some excellent summer reading suggestions from my friend and yoga teacher Paul Dobson. Follow him @YogaWithPaul on Twitter or YogaWithPaul on Instagram for more.


There is still plenty of time to fatten your holiday reading list, or pick up a brilliant book to whisk you away from your busy city routine. Here are a few wonderful volumes I’ve read recently and would recommend to anyone.

Another Countryby James Baldwinanother country

When Another Country appeared in 1962, it caused a literary sensation. James Baldwin’s masterly story of desire, hatred and violence opens with the unforgettable character of Rufus Scott, a scavenging Harlem jazz musician adrift in New York. Self-destructive, bad and brilliant, he draws us into a Bohemian underworld pulsing with heat, music and sex, where desperate and dangerous characters betray, love and test each other to the limit.

The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskinforgetting time

Noah is a little boy who knows things he shouldn’t and remembers things he should have forgotten. Because as well as being a four-year-old called Noah, he remembers being a…

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