For those seeking more information about bibliotherapy, and why reading is important, the following publications will be of abiding interest:

http://theconversation.com/friday-essay-how-speculative-fiction-gained-literary-respectability-102568

 https://www.thereader.org.uk/27833-2/ An evaluation of a pilot study of a literature based intervention with women in prison

http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/can-reading-make-you-happier

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/healthline-/five-ways-reading-can-imp_b_12456962.html

http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/why-reading-fiction-makes-you-a-better-person


://www.thereader.org.uk/media/118690/The_Benefits_of_Reading_for_Pleasure.pdf


https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/08/book-up-for-a-longer-life-readers-die-later-study-finds