Leslie Jamison

About the Author

Leslie Jamison is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Recovering and The Empathy Exams; the collection of essays Make It Scream, Make It Burn, a finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award; and the novel The Gin Closet, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She writes for numerous publications including The New Yorker, The Atlantic, the New York Times, Harper’s, and the New York Review of Books. She teaches at Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn.

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March 2024

  • In Conversation with Scott Korb

    Powell's City of Books | Portland, OR

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  • In Conversation with Claire Dederer

    Seattle Public Library (Central Branch) | Seattle, WA

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  • In Conversation with Maggie Smith

    The Sydney Goldstein Theater | San Francisco, CA

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  • In Conversation with Sarah Manguso

    Mark Taper Auditorium at the Los Angeles Central Library | Los Angeles, CA

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