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Reading fiction 'improves empathy', study finds

Studies show that readers are more empathetic: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2011/sep/07/reading-fiction-empathy-study

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http://www.carelpress.co.uk/posters/postersforlibraries/index.html#libraryfindit

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11 Works By Maya Angelou You Must Read

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings | 11 Works By Maya Angelou You Must Read

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18 Books to Fuel Your Wanderlust

If you suffer from acute wanderlust, and you're constantly trying to find ways to fit another trip into your schedule, then you might be addicted to traveling. Here are 18 books, both fiction and nonfiction, that will get you in the mood to jet off to another new place, as if you needed any more convincing!

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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0345534530/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_xONOub031A06V

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A Year of Marvellous Ways by Sarah Winman http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0755390911/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_xZLZvb0MB13E8

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True story about husband and wife zookeepers who managed to hide and save Jews in the Warsaw Zoo during WWII.

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