The Perfect Book for Every Mood
Feeling abandoned? Zestless? In their new book, The Novel Cure
, bibliotherapists (yes, really) Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin prescribe skipping the pharmacy and heading to the library instead.
Ailment: Low Self-Esteem
The book: The Shipping News
by E. Annie Proulx
How it can help:
If a protagonist as downtrodden and hapless as Quoyle can get over the shocking death of his parents and his cheating wife, you can face—and conquer—anything.