Peter Doobinin is the author of Skillful Pleasure, The Skill of Living, Daylight Saving Time, and Suburban Boy. Skillful Pleasure and The Skill of Living are the product of his many years teaching the dharma, the Buddha's path of wisdom and compassion. The novels Daylight Saving Time and Suburban Boy are the first two books in his projected "Long Island trilogy."
After working in the publishing industry, Peter left in 1998 to pursue less worldly interests. Since then he's been a founder of New York Insight, Downtown Meditation Community, and Berlin Dharma. He's taught the dharma, in New York City and Berlin, for more than 20 years. He lives in New York City.