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This very touching story by Jojo Moyes is about Lou Clark who takes a job with Will Traynor. Will is quadriplegic after a collision with a motorcycle and he has lost the desire to live. Lou tries to help him regain that.
Marian's sister Lucy was murdered by Fred West and all she and her family knew was that Lucy had disappeared, never came home one evening. The remains were not found for years. Marian's book describes her own journey with grief, loss, guilt, forgiveness and resolution.
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.
Poems from a 40 year span of the life of Father Earth.
This is a story of Hazel and Gus. Both teenage cancer victims (for lack of a better word) who find one another just a little too late. Although Gus' cancer has a high survival rate, he is not destined to be in that 80%.
‘I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse.’
The Act of Killing is a documentary based on the murder of many thousands of ethnic Chinese, and others deemed to be communists, in Indonesia in 1965-66. The murderers are still alive, have never been tried, and remain significant figures in their communities.
This is a really interesting documentary that brings together some of the best empathy thinkers on the planet, containing interviews with people like neuropsychologist Simon Baron-Cohen, founder of the Roots of Empathy education programme Mary Gordon, and author of The Empathic Civilization
This novel by Christopher Waking is right up there amongst my empathic favourites.