Sad Books That Will Rip Your Soul to Pieces
There are some books that become renowned largely for their capacity to make people cry— just look at Jodi Picoult's entire career. People enjoy going into a sad book like it's some kind of a mountain to be climbed. We crave the emotional labor that comes with reading a book that is particularly difficult or sad. But what I also notice is the sense of camaraderie between readers that comes with a particularly trying text.
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