Leslie Jamison

Leslie Jamison is the author of The Gin Closet, and a collection of essays, The Empathy Exams. Her work has appeared or will appear in  Harper'sOxford AmericanA Public SpaceVirginia Quarterly Review, and The Believer. She is a columnist for the New York Times Book Review, and is currently finishing a doctoral dissertation at Yale about addiction narratives. She lives in Brooklyn, above a smoke shop.