Leslie Jamison

author, 'The Empathy Exams'

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Author of The Empathy Exams: Essays

Leslie Jamison on KCRW

Writer Leslie Jamison talks about her alcoholism, and how she tries -- as a writer -- to make the recovery story as interesting as the addiction story.

What is the nature of addiction?

Writer Leslie Jamison talks about her alcoholism, and how she tries -- as a writer -- to make the recovery story as interesting as the addiction story.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Where does empathy come from? What does it mean to try to fully understand another person’s pain? These and many more questions are posed in Leslie Jamison's new collection of essays.

Leslie Jamison's Empathy Exams

Where does empathy come from? What does it mean to try to fully understand another person’s pain? These and many more questions are posed in Leslie Jamison's new collection of essays.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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