The Empathy Exams

Author: Leslie Jamison
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ISBN: 9781847088420
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A powerful yet refreshing essay collection centred around themes of confession, illness, violence and sentimentality from an exciting new American talent.

The Empathy Exams

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1847088414
Size: 61.96 MB
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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 Empathy Exams

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Graywolf Press
ISBN: 1555970885
Size: 24.42 MB
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From personal loss to phantom diseases, The Empathy Exams is a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Essay Collection of Spring 2014 Beginning with her experience as a ...

The Best American Essays 2017

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544817338
Size: 20.52 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: 66.72 MB
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The Gin Closet marks the debut of a stunning new talent in fiction.

Sunshine State

Author: Sarah Gerard
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062434888
Size: 56.85 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….

All The Lives I Want

Author: Alana Massey
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455565873
Size: 35.68 MB
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These essays are personal without being confessional and clever in a way that invites readers into the joke.

The Recovering

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316259624
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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.

The Selfishness Of Others

Author: Kristin Dombek
Publisher: FSG Originals
ISBN: 0374712549
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" In The Selfishness of Others, the essayist Kristin Dombek provides a clear-sighted account of how a rare clinical diagnosis became a fluid cultural phenomenon, a repository for our deepest fears about love, friendship, and family.

Will Not Attend

Author: Adam Resnick
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0147516218
Size: 73.66 MB
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Adam Resnick, an Emmy Award-winning writer for NBC's "Late Night with David Letterman", has spent his entire life trying to avoid interaction with people.