The Empathy Exams

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1847088414
Size: 54.85 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
ISBN: 9781847088420
Size: 74.23 MB
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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: 74.94 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: 49.97 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: 42.84 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 Essays 2017

Author: Leslie Jamison
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780544817333
Size: 50.42 MB
Format: PDF
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"They do what the essay form arguably does best: engaging the personal in order to reach larger themes . . . The essay form forces authors to take measure of themselves, and allows the reader to do so as well.

All The Lives I Want

Author: Alana Massey
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455565873
Size: 36.48 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: 78.90 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.

Neck Deep And Other Predicaments

Author: Ander Monson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1555974597
Size: 56.45 MB
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In an ecclectic compilation of essays, the author of Other Electricities utilizes unexpectedly nonliterary forms to explore such diverse topics as the history of mining in northern Michigan, disc golf, topology, car washes, snow, and more.

How To Fall In Love With Anyone

Author: Mandy Len Catron
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501137468
Size: 33.52 MB
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And she tells the story of how she decided to test a psychology experiment that she’d read about—where the goal was to create intimacy between strangers using a list of thirty-six questions—and ended up in the surreal situation of ...