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06/25/2013 09:28 am ET Updated Aug 25, 2013

How Reading Makes Us More Human - Karen Swallow Prior - The Atlantic

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A battle over books has erupted recently on the pages of The New York Times and Time. The opening salvo was Gregory Currie's essay, "Does Great Literature Make Us Better?" which asserts that the widely held belief that reading makes us more moral has little support.

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