Three years ago, I was halfway through reading a copy of Elvia Wilks’s Oval, a novel about a fictional feminist dystopia, when a crushingly familiar wave of depression descended upon me.
Trying to decipher the words printed on the page became impossible.
Knowing that these periods wiped me out for weeks, and unwilling to wait that long to find out the main character’s fate, I resorted to the unthinkable: the audio version.
As I listened, it hit me that these audiobooks could be the very thing that could help me navigate my bipolar disorder.
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