“However, I would still write even if novels were useless.”


A new study suggests that  “after reading literary fiction, as opposed to popular fiction or serious nonfiction, people performed better on tests measuring empathy, social perception and emotional intelligence.”

Great news.  Although if you change “write” to “read” in the Louise Erdrich quote that serves as the title of this post, you’d have our attitude pretty well summed up.

-Norm De Plume

Published in: on October 4, 2013 at 10:18 am  Comments (2)  

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