Compassion and Confession

Leslie Jamison, novelist and essayist, wonders about the moral complexities of writing other peoples’ lives. She will discuss her experiences writing about a variety of subjects, including long distance runners, prison inmates, whale fanatics, and medical patients—and the various ways she has purposefully and explicitly introduced subjectivity into these accounts of others’ lives. 

Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 5:30pm to 5:30pm

Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
385 East 8th Street, Claremont, CA

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