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Reboot your life debate: Reading literary fiction improves empathy

October 12th, 2016

Episode 1400 of 1484 episodes

Reboot your life with the Great Empathy Debate. This is a debate inspired by research into the effects of reading literary versus genre fiction. The sharpest minds in Australian fiction will argue for or against the proposition that reading literary fiction improves empathy.

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