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9 April 2010
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9 April 2010

Medicinal reading

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?

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