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Empathy Exams

Leslie Jamison will read from her award-winning best-seller The Empathy Exams, a collection of personal essays about the possibilities, texture and limits of compassion, on Mar. 2 at 7 p.m. in Gasson 100. The Empathy Exams was named one of the best books of the year by NPR, The New York Times and Publishers Weekly. Jamison wrote an essay in The Guardian about responses from readers of The Empathy Exams. She is also the author of the novel, The Gin Closet, and an assistant professor at Columbia University. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series.