[KINDLE] ❅ Make It Scream, Make It Burn Author Leslie Jamison – Raovathaiphong.info

Make It Scream, Make It Burn A New Collection Of Essays About Obsession And Longing From Leslie Jamison, The New York Times Bestselling Author Of The Recovering And The Empathy Exams A Combination Of Memoir, Criticism, And Journalism, Make It Scream, Make It Burn Is Leslie Jamison S Profound Exploration Of The Oceanic Depths Of Longing And The Reverberations Of Obsession Among Jamison S Subjects Are 52 Blue, Deemed The Loneliest Whale In The World The Eerie Specter Of Reincarnated Children Devotees Of An Online Existence Called Second Life, To The Exclusion Of Their Real Lives Civil War Photography And An Entire Museum Dedicated To Relationship Breakups Through These Essays And Through Forays Into Her Own Obsessions And Longings, Jamison Delves Into The Nature Of Storytelling Itself We Wonder Alongside Her Whether It Is Ever Really Possible To Hear Someone Else S Story Without Somehow Making It Our Own, Without Seeing It Through The Cracked Windows Of Our Private Selves.Throughout These Essays, Jamison, Who Has Frequently Been Compared To Joan Didion And Susan Sontag, Shines The Spotlight Every Bit As Uncomfortably On Herself As She Does On Others Unlike The Standard Journalistic Practice, Jamison Acknowledges Her Emotional Investment In Her Subjects, Always With Utmost Clarity And Unwavering Empathy In Her View, True Art Cannot Be Made Any Other Way Indeed, This Refusal To Hide This Emotional Frankness Is Precisely The Quality That Makes Jamison S Questing And Irrepressible Voice Impossible Not To Fall In Love With.


10 thoughts on “Make It Scream, Make It Burn

  1. says:

    I loved Leslie Jamison s collection The Empathy Exams in 2014 but have struggled to connect with her work since then, including this book For the first two sections of this essay collection, I felt like, in each essay, Jamison took a very long, drawn out time to make one pretty solid point For example


  2. says:

    Incisive and candid, Make It Scream, Make It Burn is Jamison s strongest work yet Moving from the external to the internal, the three part essay collection is thematically structured the first regards the loneliness and longing of others the second examines the bond between artists and their subjects, focusing


  3. says:

    I feel like Jamison has matured in how she views relationships and other people These essays seeminterested in other people s motivations and quirks than her own, and she comes across as curious and empathetic In 2007, I wrote an article for an obscure music librarian journal about Second Life and she interviewed one of


  4. says:

    4.5 stars Unsurprisingly, I loved this Jamison is quickly becoming one of my favorite non fiction writers, if not my 1 She has this sensibility that others lack, of being able to be within and without her writing simultaneously The ability to insert herself into the narrative without making it about herself is something I admire a


  5. says:

    Leslie Jamison is one of the best nonfiction writers of our time Reading her on the page is exactly what I want always to be doing.


  6. says:

    4 big stars, rounded up to 5 because one essay literally made me scream in this AH, LESLIE YOUR WRITING IS KILLING ME sort of way, which was followed by me reading like three paragraphs over again out loud to soak in her genius This is a solid collection of essays, to say the least Some of them I definitely want to revisit again One or two I was like


  7. says:

    Jamison has a very specific essay formula, but it s a very good one, and no one else writes like this.


  8. says:

    metaphor always connects two disparate points it suggests that no pathos exists in isolation, no plight exists apart from the plights of others loneliness seeks out metaphors not just for definition but for the companionship of resonance, the promise of kinship in comparison. leslie jamison s writing is incisive and insightful, and, at its best, is marked by a sort of


  9. says:

    I really loved this collection of essays some autobiographical, some taking a broader lens and some combining the two approaches Always thoughtful, curious and intelligent, Jamison writes like a dream and manages to be both powerfully emotional and deeply interesting the first essay about the blue whale and the Las Vegas piece are standouts, but the whole book is just wonderful.


  10. says:

    Leslie Jamison has become one of my new favorite essay authors I recently read the essay collection The Empathy Exams, and The Recovering, a book length examination of addiction and recovery Both books are ones I ve highly recommended The essays in Make It Scream, Make it Burn are wide ranging in subject matter from a blue whale who never found a mate and came to represent loneliness to ma


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