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The Empathy Exams: Leslie Jamison and Olivia Laing

July 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

Leslie Jamison’s essays deal with pain, illness, art, running, loss, the female body and everything else besides. She will be at the shop to discuss her work with the author Olivia Laing, who wrote of her in the New York Times ‘There is a glory to this kind of writing that derives as much from its ethical generosity, the palpable sense of stretch and reach, as it does from the lovely vividness of the language itself.

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