31. A novel idea
Lost the plot? Instead of ruminating about how miserable you feel, get reading. Find out about four books that can help you towards that elusive happy ending.
Ever wished you could just get away from it all? Pick up a book and you can. Good books introduce you to new countries, time zones and mindsets.
Stuck in a rut? Books offer new ideas and possibilities. Reading can also help you lose yourself for a few hours. Escaping in well-written prose is often comforting and relaxing.
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Reading, it goes without saying, pre-dates cinema and television, let alone other forms of mass communication. Bookworms would claim reading has virtues superior to other forms of entertainment. How many books can you think of that were ...