Joan Didion

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Noun1.Joan Didion - United States writer (born in 1934)
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Author Cathleen Schine is a keen student of both language and families, and The Grammarians (FSG, $27, 9780374280116, audio/eBook available) calls to mind the likes of Nora Ephron or Joan Didion. It's not every verbal stunt pilot that can bring a mid-novel excursus about the differences between Webster's Second and Third editions to a safe landing.
Chesterton, Samuel Clemens, Joan Didion, Molly Ivins, Jack London, and more.
Philosophy and Vulnerability: Catherine Breillat, Joan Didion and Audre Lorde
I never understood that mystery until recently, when I was reading Joan Didion's book Blue Nights.OVERREACTShe shares her experience of changing her California driving licence for a New York one after moving there and the deep sense of loss she felt.
Based on Joan Didion's National Book Award-winning memoir, "The Year of Magical Thinking," this show takes you on a remarkable journey about loss and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit.
Take Joan Didion's blockbuster The Year of Magical Thinking, about the emotional trauma of loss and its devastating aftermath.
The story is based on the 1996 novel by Joan Didion and centres on journalist Elena McMahon, who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran-Contra affair's arms for drugs plot reaches its tipping point.
'The Last Thing He Wanted' is based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Joan Didion.
Thompson, Norman Mailer, Gay Talese and Joan Didion, as well as Wolfe himself.
Joan Didion has written California's Santa Ana wind as if it were vengeance itself.
It is unclear which film Hathaway is referring to, but she is reportedly attached to star in the upcoming sci-fi thriller "O2", the Dee Rees-directed adaptation of the Joan Didion novel "The Last Thing He Wanted" and a remake of "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" alongside Rebel Wilson.
In 1961, author Joan Didion, then a 26-year-old Vogue editor, penned a seminal essay for the magazine titled, "Self-Respect: Its Source, Its Power." In it she wrote, "To live without self-respect is to lie awake some night, beyond the reach of warm milk, phenobarbital and the sleeping hand on the coverlet, counting up the sins of commission and omission, the trusts betrayed, the promises subtly broken, the gifts irrevocably wasted through sloth or cowardice or carelessness."