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Vanessa Redgrave Reads Joan Didion’s Harrowing ‘Blue Nights’
Vanessa Redgrave Reads Joan Didion’s Harrowing ‘Blue Nights’

“Time passes. Memory fades, memory adjusts, memory conforms to what we think we remember.”

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Joan Didion on Storytelling, the Economy of Words, and Facing Rejection
Joan Didion on Storytelling, the Economy of Words, and Facing Rejection

“Short stories demand a certain awareness of one’s own intentions, a certain narrowing of the focus.”

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The Geography of Great Literature, in Hand-Lettered Typography
The Geography of Great Literature, in Hand-Lettered Typography

Twain, Didion, Thoreau, White, McCarthy, Eugenides.

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Joan Didion Answers the Proust Questionnaire
Joan Didion Answers the Proust Questionnaire

“Misery is feeling estranged from people I love. Misery is also not working. The two seem to go together.”

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Joan Didion on Grief
Joan Didion on Grief

“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be.”

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Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers
Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

Hemingway, Didion, Baldwin, Fitzgerald, Sontag, Vonnegut, Bradbury, Morrison, Orwell, and other literary icons.

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