Sick? Tired? Lost your job? Take one dose of literature and repeat until better. The Novel Cure is an A to Z of literary remedies that offers a cure in the form of a novel for all kinds of ailments of the mind and body and for life’s general ups and downs. Whether you have the stomach flu, low self-esteem, or are just stuck in a rut, this book will recommend a novel to help ease your pain. Austen for arrogance, Brontë for a broken heart, Pynchon for paranoia, or Tolstoy for toothache—the remedy for your malady is at your fingertips. Featuring old and modern classics, unheard-of gems, and novels for all tastes and ages, The Novel Cure is a warm and passionate, witty and wonderful way to expand your reading list (and cure what ails you), and the perfect gift for all bibliophiles.