Literature and Psychology

The relationship between literature and psychology has always been as productive as it has been intimate. Find out some curious psychological facts about certain books and stand-out title, and which authors you should consider reading to gain more wisdom and well-being.

5 Book Quotes to Make You Reflect

Literature has always been used as a way to express the author’s emotions. From the scathing critiques in the Rome of Plautus and Terence and Shakespeare’s tragedies to Cervante’s windmills and Goethe‘s desperation, we have extracted some of the most iconic and…

The Don Quixote Effect

Don Quixote, the character created by Miguel de Cervantes, was a tragic warrior. His struggle was on the reality, rude and hostile, which he attempted to exchange. He wanted to exchange it for an ideal that he knew was unreachable.…

7 Great Quotes from Seneca

Maybe you’re familiar with the Roman philosopher Seneca, or maybe this is the first time you’ve heard his name. Whatever the case, you’ll enjoy our article about Seneca’s quotes, which have survived time because they are true pearls of wisdom. It…

The 5 Best Fernando Pessoa Quotes

Fernando Pessoa was a Portuguese writer and poet. He was born in 1888 and died in 1935. Although he also worked in newspapers, advertising, and business, his greatest success was as a writer. Pessoa left the world some great literary treasures, and…

7 Benefits of Reading every Day

Now more than ever, books are accessible and even cheap. There are different formats (hardcover, paperback, mass market, digital) that have made it much easier for just about anyone to read. Books are accessible, they’re diverse… But how much time…

Books are Mirrors

“Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you”. This quote, from the book The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, speaks of how personal reading is. We all have such diverse tastes in books.…