PODCAST #59: Leslie Jamison

By Colin MarshallMay 14, 2014

    PODCAST #59: Leslie Jamison

    Colin talks with Leslie Jamison, author of the novel The Gin Closet and the new essay collection The Empathy Exams, which features pieces on her experiences acting out disease symptoms for medical students to diagnose, watching the Paradise Lost documentaries, assembling a "grand unified theory of female pain," and getting mugged in Nicaragua.




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    Based in Seoul, Colin Marshall hosts the Korean-language podcast 콜린의 한국 (Colin's Korea) and is at work on a book called The Stateless City: a Walk through 21st-Century Los Angeles. You can follow him at his website, on Twitter @colinmarshall, or on Facebook.

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