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Can Reading Literary Fiction Make You a Better Person?

The scientific answer is YES

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Does what you read affect your personality?

When I was a kid, I remember going to the library and falling in love with a collection of books neatly lined up the shelf. They were all the same size with vivid-colored covers, and each told the story of a strong woman. I…

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Melissa Gouty

Melissa Gouty

Writer, teacher, speaker, and observer of human nature. Marketer for small businesses. Author The Magic of Ordinary. www.LiteratureLust.com and GardenGlory.

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