By Emilie Murphy
Spring break is coming up, which hopefully means enjoying some well-deserved downtime. With The New Yorker’s recent recommendations for bibliotherapy, using books for therapeutic healing, it seems like there are more benefits to reading than just unwinding. Reading is good for your physical and mental health. It is linked to peace of mind and stronger relationships, and can make a person more empathetic.
Want to read more but not sure where to begin? You’re not alone. One common complaint from the modern reader is that there are too many books to choose from. It is easy to get overwhelmed by options before even making a decision. We’ve attempted to help with this ailment, compiling a list of fiction and non-fiction books that will not only captivate, but could even make you a better person.