The Empathy Exams

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1847088414
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The subjects of this stylish and audacious collection of essays range from an assault in Nicaragua to a Morgellons meeting; from Frida Kahlo's plaster casts to a gangland tour of LA. Jamison is interested in how we tell stories about injury ...

The Best American Essays 2017

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544817338
Size: 42.83 MB
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Presents an anthology of the best literary essays published in the past year, selected from American periodicals.

The Gin Closet

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439157879
Size: 30.96 MB
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The Gin Closet marks the debut of a stunning new talent in fiction.

The Recovering

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316259624
Size: 42.26 MB
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Leslie Jamison deftly excavates the stories we tell about addiction--both her own and others'--and examines what we want these stories to do and what happens when they fail us.

All The Lives I Want

Author: Alana Massey
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455565873
Size: 40.69 MB
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These essays are personal without being confessional and clever in a way that invites readers into the joke.

Sunshine State

Author: Sarah Gerard
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062434888
Size: 39.82 MB
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The first essay is a knockout, a lurid red heart wrapped in barbed wire.... This essay draws blood.” — Dwight Garner, New York Times "Unflinchingly candid memoir bolstered by thoughtfully researched history….

The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2015

Author: Rebecca Skloot
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054428674X
Size: 25.34 MB
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From Brooke Jarvis on deep-ocean mining to Elizabeth Kolbert on New Zealand s unconventional conservation strategies, this is a group that celebrates the growing diversity in science and nature writing alike.

Against Empathy

Author: Paul Bloom
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473511380
Size: 20.91 MB
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“I didn't need him to be” Leslie Jamison, The Empathy Exams: Essays (New York:
Macmillan, 2014), 17. “Still, in most of the interactions” Montross, “Forum: Against
Empathy.” “I appreciated the care” Leslie Jamison, “Forum: Against Empathy,” ...

Standing At The Edge

Author: Joan Halifax
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250101360
Size: 50.89 MB
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empathic distress is inevitable: C. Lamm, C. D. Batson, and J. Decety, “The
Neural Substrate of Human Empathy: Effects of ... The Empathy Exams. an
interview with Harper's: Jeffery Gleaves, “The Empathy Exams: Essays,” Harper's,
March 28, ...

Specimen Days And Collect

Author: Walt Whitman
Publisher: Melville House Pub
ISBN: 9781612193861
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The largest and arguably the most important work of Whitman's old age, the book deserves attention as more than a source of information or for its moving descriptions of the poet's experiences in the Civil War.