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Blue Nights by Joan Didion

“Grief comes in waves, paroxysms, sudden apprehensions that weaken the knees and blind the eyes and obliterate the dailiness of life.”

I underlined that sentence in my copy of Joan Didion’s… 230 more words

Non-fiction

The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion

Joan Didion’s memoir about the sudden death of her husband at a time when her daughter was critically ill in an ICU is beautifully devastating. Joan Didion and John Dunne were both writers. 317 more words

Reading

To Tell The Truth

To Tell The Truth

A television game show where three contestants attempt to Bull S*** a panel. The object was for the panel to figure out who is BS-ing and who is telling the truth. 840 more words

Hello to all That Part One: Goodbye to all That

Ever since Joan Didion called New York City “an infinitely romantic notion, the mysterious nexus of all love and money and power, the shining and perishable dream itself,” aspiring writers have been longing to move to New York, and almost as many to leave it. 694 more words

Creative Non-Fiction

Book #1: Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Alright friends! We’re off!

Now that I’ve finished the Divergent trilogy and put it behind me, I can move forward with the first book on the… 304 more words

Books: April 2014

Is there anything more precious than coming home to books you ordered? Sadly these babies will have to be put on hold til I finish all my readings for my exam. 127 more words