Just started to read my way through "Theravada Buddhism" by Richard F. Gombrich and thought I would recommend it.
It gives really good insight into some history of Theravada Buddhism as well as helping one understand the society that the Buddha lived in.
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“ Your mind is likewise blocked. But the right road awaits you still. Cast out your doubts, your fears and your desires, let go of grief and of hope as well, for where these rule , then the mind is their subject." Boetius