Prescribing books for the soul

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What should you read to cure loneliness? To reignite passion for life? To find confidence? A bibliotherapist identifies fiction and non-fiction to enhance the creative life.

Lady reading by Frédéric Soulacroix via Wikipedia commons.

Reading reduces stress levels more than walking, can be a cure for loneliness, and improves mental, social and emotional wellbeing. But finding the book which will meet your deep emotional need won't come from perusing a self-help shelf or even a bestseller list.

Madeleine Dore

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