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South and West: From a Notebook
by Joan Didion
From the best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks--writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer. Joan Didion has always kept notebooks: of overheard dialogue, observations, interviews...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
Collected Essays: Slouching Towards Bethlehem, The White Album, and After Henry
by Joan Didion
Three essential works that redefined the art of journalism by “one of our sharpest and most trustworthy cultural observers” (The New York Times).   In these masterpieces of razor-sharp reportage, the National Book Award–winning and New York Times–bestselling author proves herself one of the premier essayists of the twentieth...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
Insider Baseball: from Political Fictions (Kindle Single) (A Vintage Short)
by Joan Didion
A Vintage Shorts Selection   Almost three decades ago, iconic and incomparable American essayist Joan Didion’s now-classic report from the Dukakis campaign trail exposed, in no uncertain terms, the complete sham that is the modern American presidential run.   Writing with bite and some humor too, Didion betrays “the...
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Blue Nights
by Joan Didion
A New York Times Notable Book and National BestsellerFrom one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter.Richly textured with memories from her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and daughter, Quintana Roo, this new book by Joan Didion is an intensely personal and...
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Where I Was From (Vintage International)
by Joan Didion
In this moving and unexpected book, Joan Didion reassesses parts of her life, her work, her history, and ours. Where I Was From , in Didion’s words, “represents an exploration into my own confusions about the place and the way in which I grew up, confusions as much about America as about California, misapprehensions and...
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Salvador (Vintage International)
by Joan Didion
"Terror is the given of the place." The place is El Salvador in 1982, at the ghastly height of its civil war. The writer is Joan Didion, who delivers an anatomy of that country's particular brand of terror–its mechanisms, rationales, and intimate relation to United States foreign policy.As ash travels from battlefields to body dumps...
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Political Fictions
by Joan Didion
National Bestseller In these coolly observant essays, Joan Didion looks at the American political process and at "that handful of insiders who invent, year in and year out, the narrative of public life." Through the deconstruction of the sound bites and photo ops of three presidential campaigns, one presidential impeachment, and...
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Democracy (Vintage International)
by Joan Didion
Inez Victor knows that the major casualty of the political life is memory. But the people around Inez have made careers out of losing track. Her senator husband wants to forget the failure of his last bid for the presidency. Her husband's handler would like the press to forget that Inez's father is a murderer. And, in 1975, the year in...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Humor; All Women's Fiction
The Last Thing He Wanted (Vintage International)
by Joan Didion
Now a Netflix FilmThis intricate, fast-paced story, whose many scenes and details fit together like so many pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, is Didion's incisive and chilling look at a modern world where things are not working as they should and where the oblique and official language is as sinister as the events it is covering up.The narrator...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Women's Fiction
The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play (Vintage International)
by Joan Didion
“this happened on December 30, 2003. That may seem a while ago but it won’t when it happens to you . . .”In this dramatic adaptation of her award-winning, bestselling memoir (which Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times called “an indelible portrait of loss and grief . . . a haunting portrait of a four-decade-long marriage), Joan...
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A Book of Common Prayer (Vintage International)
by Joan Didion
Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil. A Book of Common Prayer is the story of two American women in the derelict Central American nation of Boca Grande. Grace Strasser-Mendana controls...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Run River (Vintage International)
by Joan Didion
Joan Didion's electrifying first novel is a haunting portrait of a marriage whose wrong turns and betrayals are at once absolutely idiosyncratic and a razor-sharp commentary on the history of California. Everett McClellan and his wife, Lily, are the great-grandchildren of pioneers, and what happens to them is a tragic epilogue to the...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Vintage Didion (Vintage Original)
by Joan Didion
Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the greatest modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. “Didion has the instincts of an exceptional reporter and the focus of a historian . . . a novelist’s appreciation of the surreal.” — Los Angeles Times Book Review Whether she’s writing...
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Blue Nights (Enhanced Edition)
by Joan Didion
This enhanced eBook edition of Blue Nights includes three short films directed by Griffin Dunne and starring Joan Didion. Each film blends Didion's incisive prose with images and mementos from her daughter's life. From one of our most powerful writers, Blue Nights is a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter....
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
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