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Unspeakable Empathy

Meghan Daum, Leslie Jamison
In conversation with Molly Pulda
July 23, 2015

Leslie Jamison’s critically acclaimed The Empathy Exams confronts our personal and cultural urgency to feel. In The UnspeakableLos Angeles Times opinion columnist Meghan Daum defiantly pushes back against the false sentimentality and shrink-wrapped platitudes that surround so much of contemporary American experience. In this conversation, hear from two of today’s most thought-provoking and intimately honest essayists, grappling with the modern complexities of being human.

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