Booking Through Thursday

Why do YOU read fiction?

The two big Es: Entertainment and Escape. Or perhaps R and E: Relaxation and Enjoyment?

Sure, I can learn something from fiction (although the need to justify fiction reading with, well, any reason at all, makes me anxious and I have enough anxiety in my life already, thanks) but that’s definitely not the main reason. Of course, I’d love to be in a position in real life where I could claim that reading books about survival on Mars or traveling in airships could actually come in handy…