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Make It Scream, Make It Burn

Leslie Jamison explores longing, connection and distance in 14 breathtaking essays.

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Review of ‘Make It Scream, Make It Burn’

A tattoo that runs up the arm of acclaimed essayist Leslie Jamison reads Homo sum: humani nil a me alienum puto, or “I am human. Nothing human is alien to me.” Her new collection, Make It Scream, Make It Burn, puts her tattoo to the test. Jamison investigates outsiders: people who obsessively identify with a…

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