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Leslie Jamison

Leslie Jamison is a writer. She is the author of a novel, The Gin Closet, and a collection of essays, The Empathy Exams. Her writing has appeared in Harper's, Oxford American, A Public Space and The Believer and she is a columnist for the New York Times Book Review.

She has also worked as a baker, an office temp, an innkeeper, a tutor, and a medical actor.