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Love, lifelines and Larkin: the best books to make you feel less alone

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

From John Williams's Stoner to Margaret Drabble's The Millstone, literary worlds offer a vital spark of human connection “We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion that for the moment we're not alone.” Orson Welles wrote those words for the film Someone to Love in 1987. Welles forgot to add that we can do it with printed words too. Minds sundered by miles or by millennia can be joined, sometimes permanently, by the spark of human connection that can be found simply by reading a book. Margaret Drabble's The Millstone tells...
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