Over at Kirkus Reviews, I talk about how science fiction is the perfect verhicle for teaching us about ourselves.
There are lots of reasons people enjoy reading fiction. To name a few: entertaining escapism, connecting emotionally with the characters and engaging in social discussions like book clubs. But one of the most rewarding aspects of reading has a more significant and meaningful impact. It’s how literature can make us reflect upon our own lives.
Here’s a secret: No kind of fiction tells us about ourselves better than science fiction. Here’s why…
Head on over to the Kirkus Reviews blog and check it out.