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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“The Great Way is not difficult for those who have no preferences. When love and hate are both absent, everything becomes clear and undisguised." Verses on the Faith Mind, Sengcan