3 New Books With “Lit” Heroines
Sometimes, you get so involved in a book, or a movie, or a TV show that it becomes part of your identity. You can’t help but define yourself by the entertainment and philosophy that have shaped you. The three heroines of this week’s book club really love literature, so much that they risk being overwhelmed and constrained by the works they love. The novels and nonfiction become security blankets and totems, so much so that you could say our protagonists are “lit.” If you’ve ever found reading to be so absorbing that you’ve become absorbed, you’ll feel this.