Monday, January 07, 2008

Bibliotherapy?


The idea that literature can make us emotionally and physically stronger goes back to Plato. But now book groups are proving that Shakespeare can be as beneficial as self-help guides. Blake Morrison's article in Saturday's Guardian investigates the rise of bibliotherapy - the reading cure. Check it out here.

1 comment:

Giskin said...

I read the article last night and think it is excellent! What a lot of lovely inspiring quotes about the value of literature.