Searching for the Zone

There are few people I'd be inclined to join on a voyage of self-discovery. Fewer still if I knew that journey was heading for an existential train wreck. And in the first few pages of Geoff Dyer's Yoga for People Who Can't be Bothered to Do It, the warning signs that I am entering an author's exercise in angst-ridden navel gazing are all there. A quote by Nietzsche on the fly page. A preface that starts with a snippet from Auden and ends with a disclaimer: "Everything in this book really happened, but some of the things that happened only happened...

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