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Book Club May 21: ‘The Empathy Exams’

The next Paws & Effect Book Club selection is a collection of non-fiction essays “The Empathy Exams” by Leslie Jamieson. Winner of a Greywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, the collection explores empathy in an age full of media, technology, poverty, and violence. An editorial review of the book states: Beginning with her experience as a medical actor who was paid to act out symptoms for medical students to diagnose, Leslie Jamison’s visceral and revealing essays ask essential questions about our …