Every Woman Should Read “The Bell Jar”

And probably every man too.

Photo of myself, sat outside in the sunshine reading a copy of The Bell Jar with a swirling aqua and pink cover.

CW: Mentions of suicide and mental illness.

I feel a little conflicted that I didn’t read The Bell Jar sooner. On the one hand, I wish I could have read it years ago, so I could have savoured it for longer. On the other, I think I’ve read it at the perfect time in my life. Reading The Bell Jar at 20 years old is a unique experience, to be…