Jamison, Leslie

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Make It Scream, Make It Burn: Essays

Jamison’s observational skills, genuine empathy, and lack of sentimentality create an intelligent blending of journalism, scholarship (she directs the graduate nonfiction program at Columbia Univ.), and memoir.


The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

An account of addiction and a story of redemption that will appeal to many readers interested in literature, psychology, and social work. [See Prepub Alert, 10/22/17.]

The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Recommended for large public libraries.

The Best American Essays 2017

In the face of such a polarized political climate, these essays model much-needed tolerance and humility. In their haunting vulnerability, they also offer hope. So this year's selections are timely, yes, but they are also timeless.

The Empathy Exams

Winner of the 2011 Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, these essays will inspire readers to reflect on their own feelings of empathy—not an easy feat in today's disinterested society. This provocative collection will appeal to many types of readers.

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