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Review: ‘The Year of Magical Thinking’ Gets Joan Didion’s Intention Just Right

A play based on the writer’s memoir about the death of her husband, in its first New York revival, goes small to powerful effect. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-02 23:00:05 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: January 10, 2022

The #1 book in the country is 'The Brightest Night,' the graphic novel adaptation of the fifth entry in Tui T. Sutherland's Wings of Fire series. Plus 'The Year of Magical Thinking' and other works by Joan Didion, who died December 23, see renewed interest. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Joan Didion, American journalist and author, dies at age 87

The unsparing observer of US culture, politics and public life won huge acclaim for her memoir The Year of Magical Thinking• Read Alex Clark’s interview with Joan Didion from February 2021• Obituary: Joan DidionJoan Didion, the eminent journalist, author and anthropologist of contemporary... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-23 17:19:56 UTC ]
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Joan Didion, who chronicled American decadence and hypocrisy, dies at 87

Her novels and essays explored the agitated, fractured state of the nation’s psyche. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-23 17:15:33 UTC ]
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Joan Didion, Revered Journalist and Novelist, Dies at 87

Joan Didion, one of the most widely respected journalists and writers of the latter half of 20th century, has died due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. She was 87. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Joan Didion’s ‘Let Me Tell You What I Mean’ shows a writer ahead of her time

Didion’s writing has often revealed what was previously hidden, parsed what was unconscious. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-09 13:00:00 UTC ]
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A new collection of Joan Didion’s work reminds us that she is her most memorable character

The Library of America’s “Joan Didion: The 1960s & 70s” highlights some of the author’s finest writing Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-07 15:00:00 UTC ]
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David Ulin on the Rapidly Changing Landscape of Los Angeles

In this episode of A Phone Call With Paul, Paul Holdengraber speaks with David Ulin, writer, and former book critic of the Los Angeles Times, about the dramatic changes in Los Angeles, the literature of the city, and his work on Joan Didion. From the episode: Paul Holdengraber: What are the most... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-10 08:47:10 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2017: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Ursula K. LeGuin, Masha Gessen, Tom Hanks, Joan Didion, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access

Ebook rights to works of Joan Didion, Joyce Carol Oates, and Philip Pullman go to Open Road, while Germany's De Gruyter ups its ante in Open Access. The post International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Discovering the screenplay of Joan Didion's 'Play It As It Lays'

Recently, I bought a copy of a 1972 anthology called "Works in Progress" that includes what appears to be the only published screenwriting by Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne. The sample in question features the first 44 pages of "Play It As It Lays," the 1972 film based on Didion's novel of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Literary Agent Lois Wallace, 73

In the forty years since she founded the Wallace Literary Agency, she has represented authors like William F. Buckley, Joan Didion, and Don DeLillo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN's Joan Didion event lacked just one thing: Joan Didion

PEN Center USA's 23rd annual literary awards festival went off without a hitch on Monday night -- except for the fact that its lifetime achievement award winner, Joan Didion, was not in attendance.PEN Center USA's 23rd annual literary awards festival went off without a hitch at the Beverly Hills... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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