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Welcome to the Empathy Library search page. Use keywords to search for books and films, or browse the collection using filters (e.g. under Book Type select 'fiction' or under Theme choose 'love' or 'poverty'). Results are automatically ranked by popularity. Join the library to add items, comment and give ratings.

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There’s something about this book that breaks down the wall of fiction and leaves the reader feeling viscerally overwhelmed by what they‘ve just read.

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The "Fragments" is a very original book in its structure as it consist in a list of fragments inspired from litterature, arts or Barthes' own philosophical thought.
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Film which shows stong connection between religion and Iranian society. Full of intense
emotional intelligence engagment in which Iranian people (especially women) are living. In very suptile

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Oh, how I still love this movie!  :-)

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The novel, Bel Canto, is one of my favourite books of all time. It offers suspense, well-developed characters, and universal themes of love and forgiveness.

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The protagonist does everything she can to keep her relationships with her husband. It's a heart breaking story about the power of love and its almost impossible not to think what would you do if you we're her. 

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This classic tale of a small boy, Dave, and his lost toy is, like all Shirley Hughes books, packed on every page with emotional nuance and infused with Hughes' humorous and compassionate viewpoint.

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 A young man, Victor (Sbaraglia), arrives in Paris where his family have gathered around his seriously ill father Max (Fernán Gómez), a former mogul now deteriorating physically and mentally. Max begins to behave very strangely, as his memories and those of Spain's past begin to cloud his mind.

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Great film about people making connections. Features two main characters, a diorvced woman and a divorced man, both of whom have kids who are just about to head off to college. They're both lonely and fearing becoming more lonely. And they meet and begin to fall in love.

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I didn't know I could learn so much from entering the world of people with dwarfism, or children born of rape, people of musical genius or those with multiple and severe disabilities.... until I read this truly extraordinary book. I felt emotionally enlarged by every page.

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