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A Little Bit of Creative Nonfiction

To be blunt, I spent all day reading a manuscript for a potential internship and am completely exhausted. I write these posts the night before, and right now all I can think about is eating another slice of the cake Kate made, putting sweatpants on, and watching an episode of 20/20 (don’t ask). 446 more words

Personal Stories

Media representations of women in later life: Vanessa Redgrave as new face of Gucci

Lots of coverage in the fashion press of the appointment of Vanessa Redgrave (aged 79) as the new face of Gucci, the star of their Cruise 17 campaign. 248 more words

In The News

Swinging Back to the Sixties & Seventies

Two Nostalgic Reads to Add to Your Fall List

Towards the end of each summer, I always fatigued by the deluge of contemporary fiction/trashy book hybrids that we call ‘beach reads’, and this year was no exception. 446 more words

Book Review

The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion (2006)

My Edition:
Title: The Year of Magical Thinking
Author: Joan Didion
Publisher: Vintage International (Random House)
Device: Trade paperback
Year: 2006
Pages: 227
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Book Love: The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

Hello lovelies!

More book love for you today. This book is one of my all time favorites. One of the greats. If there was one book I had to choose to be stuck alone with, forever, I would choose Joan Didion’s… 670 more words

Book Love

Goodbye to All That - Joan Didion

A year ago I told a friend of mine, Courtney that I wanted to write an article about moving to New York. She sent me… 4,120 more words


Review - Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion


This is a sharp and cutting novel about a troubled American actress, the Bad Men in her life, and her attempt to get over a tumultuous past. 349 more words