The Anatomy of Bibliotherapy

The Anatomy of Bibliotherapy

Hektoen International Journal

Similar to the process of psychotherapy, literature can help resolve conflicts, navigate traumatic experiences, integrate disowned aspects of ourselves, and perhaps even achieve inner wholeness or self-actualization. Fiction is indeed medicine for the soul.

7 Ways Kurt Vonnegut Poisoned Readers’ Minds with Humanity

7 Ways Kurt Vonnegut Poisoned Readers’ Minds with Humanity

Writer's Digest

Kurt Vonnegut once said he wanted his novels to “catch people before they become generals and Senators and Presidents,” to “poison their minds with humanity. Encourage them to make a better world.” It was also published in The Good Men Project.

The Banality of Reality Television

The Banality of Reality Television

Thought Catalog

Fiction writers invent. Journalists report. Editors of reality TV shows do both, mostly the former, selecting without thinking, just following orders.

A World Out of Control

A World Out of Control

YourTango

She was his comfort slave, and existed for his pleasure.

The Secret Life of a Con Man

The Secret Life of a Con Man

Narratively

One of Narratively's top stories in 2014. It was also featured in The Week, Longread's Art of the Con, and syndicated with YourTango.