Categories upon categories9 April 2010
Points of reference9 April 2010
The actress Emma Thompson, depressed after her first marriage broke up, chose Jane Austen for a therapist and ‘Sense and Sensibility’ for medicine. And it worked. JoJo Moyes, writing in the Telegraph, explores the healthy self-medication of reading great novels, with quotes by those who swear by the cure and their recommended prose-zac. Laura Ingalls Wilder?