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#856 UK Writer Tim Lott Reflects on Alan Watts, Mental Health and Consciousness

July 16, 2023

Tim Lott was born in Southall, West London in 1956. After a career in journalism, his first book, The Scent of Dried Roses, a memoir, was published in 1996 and won the PEN/JR Ackerley Prize for Autobiography.  His first novel, White City Blue, (1999) a contemporary portrait of friendship and rivalry between a group of young single men, won the Whitbread First Novel Award. It was followed Rumours of Hurricane (2002), a portrait of working class life in Britain in the 1980’s, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award. Follow Tim at timlott.substack.com, @timlottwriter timlott.com and tlott.substack.com for information about Alan Watts. https://timlott.com/ https://timlottwriter.wordpress.com/ Here are the two articles mentioned in the interview https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/jun/22/inspired-by-63-up-author-tim-lott-decides-its-time-to-take-stock https://aeon.co/essays/alan-watts-the-western-buddhist-who-healed-my-mind Sign up for 10% off of Shrink Rap Radio CE credits at the Zur Institute

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