Tagged:All posts tagged: Empathy

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Issues

John Steinbeck Knew the Homeless Are Human: Do We?

We could stand to learn a lot from John Steinbeck and the story he gifted us in The Grapes of Wrath - but decades later, we're still falling short.

Issues

How Fiction Can Help Us Empathize with the Immigrant Experience

We all understand loss, love, fear, and hope. Our humanity is inextricably bound to everyone else’s humanity, and fiction reminds us of that.

Books

Why Bridge to Terabithia Is as Relevant Today as 40 Years Ago

On the 40th anniversary of the publication of Bridge to Terabithia – and the 10th anniversary of the film – we’re examining why it’s relevant as ever.

Books

This is How Literary Fiction Teaches Us to Be Human

Scientific research has consistently found a link between reading literary fiction and human empathy. Let's start taking these findings seriously.

News

Leslie Jamison, ‘Empathy Exams’ Author, Lands Mega Book Deal with Little, Brown

Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams, will be publishing the new collections Archive Lush and Ghost Essays with Little, Brown.