10 Classics that Can Teach You Empathy

When someone in our lives hurts us it can be hard to understand how he/she could have possibly done it. We rarely get explanations or insights into others’ motivations. That’s why it’s not surprising that science has proven literary fiction can be great for acquiring empathy, or the ability to understand others’ perspectives.

If you’re looking to understand why suffering and the perpetrators of suffering, read these ten classics. They may not all fit the category of literary fiction, but they will teach you a thing or two!