The Empathy Exams

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher:
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: 66.85 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: 65.20 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 Gin Closet

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439157879
Size: 63.87 MB
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The Gin Closet marks the debut of a stunning new talent in fiction.

The Best American Essays 2017

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544817338
Size: 65.85 MB
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Presents an anthology of the best literary essays published in the past year, selected from American periodicals.

Recovering

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1783781548
Size: 28.53 MB
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Yet in The Recovering, Leslie Jamison draws on her own life and the lives of addicts of extraordinary talent - John Cheever, John Berryman, Jean Rhys and Amy Winehouse among them - to take us inside the experience of addiction, exposing the ...

Sunshine State

Author: Sarah Gerard
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062434888
Size: 58.40 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….

Will Not Attend

Author: Adam Resnick
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0147516218
Size: 18.15 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.

All The Lives I Want

Author: Alana Massey
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9781455565863
Size: 45.55 MB
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These essays are personal without being confessional and clever in a way that invites readers into the joke.

Essayism

Author: Brian Dillon
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681372835
Size: 14.19 MB
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A compelling ode to the essay form and the great essaysists themselves, from Montaigne to Woolf to Sontag.