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What is empathy? And what makes a great empathy film? Perhaps one in which the medium itself creates an empathetic experience - puts you inside someone else's metaphorical shoes.
In the early days of the Internet, 253 (‘the story of seven cars and a crash,’ set on the London Underground) was conceived by Geoff Ryman as an online-only novel.
House Mother Normal is an experimental novel that at first seems to answer the question of what people are really thinking, though the author’s skilful use of format conceals more than it reveals.
When I read the book, I realized that many of the problems we are experiencing in personal and professional relationships could be solved if we had the ability to communicate to others with empathy.
A remarkably insightful, and readable, telling of the cultural clash between a Hmong family and their daughter's medical team in California. It thoughtfully captures not just the barrier of language but, more importantly, the fundamental clash of spiritual beliefs and medical science.
A lovely little book that explains emotions: hows and whys, and what to do with them. We can gain awareness and control of our own emotions, and we can learn how to recognize, interpret, understand and respond to others' emotional experiences.
'Not Now, Bernard', now a picture book classic, tells the tale of young Bernard and the grumpy monster at the bottom of the garden.