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Culture Connoisseur: Joan Didion

As an English major, I’ve read a lot of books. There have been books I thoroughly enjoyed (Infinite Jest or Absalom, Absalom! for example), books I thought were just okay ( 290 more words

Writing

On Reading Joan Didion in Paris

On a Spring day that felt like Winter, I climbed the stairs to the second floor of Shakespeare and Company, the legendary Left Bank bookstore. It was the kind of day we call “smoggy” in Los Angeles, if only because smoggy days come more frequently than overcast ones. 847 more words

Griffin Dunne Is Using Kickstarter To Finance A Documentary About His Aunt, Joan Didion

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As a longtime Joan Didion fan and admirer, I was excited to learn today that Griffin Dunne — Didion’s nephew and the son of Dominick Dunne who’s made a good name for himself as… 71 more words

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Griffin Dunne Is Using Kickstarter To Finance A Documentary About His Aunt, Joan Didion

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As a longtime Joan Didion fan and admirer, I was excited to learn today that Griffin Dunne — Didion’s nephew and the son of Dominick Dunne who’s made a good name for himself as… 71 more words

Web Culture

Some Other Joan Didion Kickstarter Rewards We'd Like to See

It’s a great day for people who admire and revere the work of Joan Didion, our leading writer regarding the elegiac decay of the modern age. 552 more words

Film

Here are some great holiday gifts for your favorite Joan Didion super-fan

To a certain sort of stylish literary super-fan, Joan Didion is not just one of America’s greatest writers. She is a muse, guidepost, and icon: … 216 more words

We Sell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: Joan Didion Doc Launches Kickstarter

As part of the publicity campaign for Blue Night, Joan Didion’s most recent memoir, Knopf got her nephew Griffin Dunne to direct a book trailer. 546 more words