Trying your best with a chronic illness

This hospital view still kicks ass

Reading Fredrik Backman’s new novel Anxious People made me feel just about every emotion one can possibly feel after reading. On its face and from the opening few pages, it seems like a book filled with one-dimensional jerks that you just want to scream obscenities at.

But by the close, it’s a novel filled with comedy, depth and love all wrapped into one beautifully told story. On the final…