That hunger is easy, that it cannot touch you, that you could live beside it – coolly observing it – all day, or all your life, feels, when it comes, like a revelation.
But insight comes in the understanding that you need not; that there is open space between could and should.
Emily T. Troscianko, Ph.D., is a researcher and writer with a particular interest in the links between fiction-reading and mental health.
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