I’m a library worker and a reading lover so it saddens me when someone says they don’t read like it’s something to be proud of. When a politicians does it, I get angry so was very pleased to read this article .
I know the truths that can be conveyed behind the lies. I know what it feels like to have my country, my town invaded by another country, something that no non-fiction could not do as our country has never been invaded, our freedom has never been violated. But it has in the fiction of John Marsden.
Difficult theological mysteries are made clear, I have access to the greatest minds this world has seen or even some of the most deranged are open to me in a format easy to understand and take in.
Next time you think it’s been ages since you’ve sat down with a good book, can I suggest you find one. You never know, you may find one to share. And if you feel you really can’t afford to be splurging on often expensive books, you can always borrow them for free from your local library!