“Sire, you are looking at a plain man and I am looking at a great man. Each of us may benefit” – Bishop Bienvenu to Napoleon, Les Miserables. Books are like that. We can benefit from looking at great and plain characters, evil and good.
A warm cup of tea: what one wants with a good book.
There are other kinds of leaves. Here are pictures of some.
A little dabbling in creative non-fiction