How does a person learn compassion?

Title

Empathy

Author

Stallings, A.E.

Type

Reading

Overview

The winner of many awards, including a MacArthur Fellowship, American poet and translator A.E. Stallings studied classics in Athens, Georgia, and Oxford, U.K. In 1999 she emigrated to Athens, Greece,…

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Title

September 1, 1939

Author

Auden, W. H.

Type

Reading

Overview

W. H. Auden was one of the literary giants of the twentieth century. His poems, plays, and essays, written in everyday language, are full of his favorite themes: religion, politics, and psychology.…

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Title

A Small, Good Thing

Author

Carver, Raymond

Type

Reading

Overview

Raymond Carver was an American short story writer and poet in the late 20th century whose famous works include “Cathedral” and “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love,” and…

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Title

Sitting with the Dead

Author

Trevor, William

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Reading

Overview

Born in County Cork, Ireland in 1928, celebrated fiction writer William Trevor was educated at University College, Dublin, and worked as a sculptor, teacher and copywriter before turning full-time to…

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Title

The Lamb and the Pinecone

Author

Neruda, Pablo

Type

Reading

Overview

Pablo Neruda was a Chilean poet who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971 and was active in political and social causes. "The Lamb and the Pinecone" comes from an interview with Robert…

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