The Empathy Exams

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1847088414
Size: 80.93 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:
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: Graywolf Press
ISBN: 1555970885
Size: 74.93 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: 59.96 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: 30.88 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: 40.80 MB
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These essays are personal without being confessional and clever in a way that invites readers into the joke.

The Selfishness Of Others

Author: Kristin Dombek
Publisher: FSG Originals
ISBN: 0374712549
Size: 15.20 MB
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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.

Pulphead

Author: John Jeremiah Sullivan
Publisher: FSG Originals
ISBN: 1429995041
Size: 41.85 MB
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In Pulphead, John Jeremiah Sullivan takes us on an exhilarating tour of our popular, unpopular, and at times completely forgotten culture.

Loitering

Author: Charles D'Ambrosio
Publisher: Tin House Books
ISBN: 1935639870
Size: 12.30 MB
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Gathers the limited edition's 11 original essays as well as new and previously uncollected pieces in a volume that offers insight into the author's views on such subjects as Native American whaling, the work of J. D. Salinger and his own ...

Notes From No Man S Land

Author: Eula Biss
Publisher: Graywolf Press
ISBN: 9781555970222
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Eula Biss explores race in America and her response to the topic is informed by the experiences chronicled in these essays -- teaching in a Harlem school on the morning of 9/11, reporting for an African American newspaper in San Diego, ...