by Maria Popova
"As the year rolls to an end, what better way to reflect on its fruits than by looking back on those pieces that moved the greatest number of hearts and minds? Gathered below are the thirteen most read and shared articles published on Brain Pickings in 2013, spanning everything from psychology to art to the meaning of life. (Catch up on last year’s finest readshere.) Please enjoy, and thank you for joining me on yet another year’s intellectual and creative voyage."