I recently finished reading Quiet for the second time in 6 months. I’m a big fan of re-reading, but usually I at least wait a year first! But Susan’s book is so good that I just wanted to go through it again. It’s a brilliant book, but on top of that, Quiet makes me feel like I’m not crazy.
Have you ever read a book like that? A book that reassures you–despite your persistent doubts–that you’re not crazy after all?
Here are 5 books that I keep coming back to for reassurance that I’m not crazy.
I’ve adopted Madeleine L’Engle as an honorary mentor. Anyone who can coin a phrase like “the tired thirties” and admit that her kids told her to sit down at the typewriter and write when she got cranky is worth listening to. I suspect our brains work the same way (except for the part where hers cranks out gorgeous fiction and mine is terrified of the genre).More info →
What’s a book that makes YOU feel like YOU’RE not crazy?