My students love reading. As a teacher, it is one of the few things that I take pride in having helped to develop. They devour novels as if starved for intellectual stimulation, which I suppose they are. This is about falling in love with the novel.
Reading may not be able to alter your baseline abilities, but it can increase what facts you know, allow you to better identify patterns, increase your empathy, and make your neurological connections more pervasive. Here's how.
100 books to help you understand what terms like "mandatory minimum," "Medicaid expansion" and "environmental justice" mean, and how they impact you.