LitStack Recs: The Empathy Exams & The Private Diary of Mr. Darcy

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The Empathy Exams: Essays, by Leslie Jamison 2014 is being called the year of the essay, due to the extraordinary stream of collections it has brought — Charles D’Ambrosio’s Loitering, Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist, Meghan Daum’s The Unspeakable among them—showing the personal essay in a range of styles and voices and demonstrating the elasticity of [….]