Jamison, Leslie The Empathy Exams
Minneapolis, MN Graywolf Press 2014 1555976719 / 9781555976712 First Edition/First Printing Trade Paperback Original Fine Trade Paperback Original Signed by Author
This Trade Paperback Original copy has been SIGNED by Leslie Jamison on the title page! A small first printing of this Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize Winner. Beginning with her experience as a medical actor, paid to act out symtoms for medical students to diagnose, Leslie Jamison's "The Empathy Exams" asks essential questions about our basic understanding of others: How should we care about one another? How can we feel another person's pain? Jamison draws from her own experiences to engage in an exploration of empathy that extends far beyond her life. This title has now been long-listed for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay.