82. A Novel Remedy

82. A Novel Remedy

By Helen Zaltzman

The Allusionist

Monday, 13 August

When you’re feeling unwell, what’s the book you read to make yourself feel better? And why does it work? Clinical psychologist Jane Gregory explains why she sometimes prescribes novel-reading to her patients; and academic Guy Cuthbertson tells how post-WW1 Britain was soothed by Agatha Christie.

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