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Joan Didion Blue Nights

Diane Keaton on Joan Didion, Working With Robert De Niro in The Big Wedding, and Her Love of Frank Ocean

Vanity Fair | Posted 11.04.2012 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

The ever lovable Diane Keaton has kept herself quite busy in the past year, publishing her memoir Then Again last November, shooting her upcoming film The Big Wedding, and now partnering with Audible.com to read from Joan Didion's Slouching Towards Bethlehem.

Caitlin Flanagan and Joan Didion: Writers and Mothers

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 03.21.2012 | Media
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Caitlin Flanagan goes there -- the third rail of women talking about other women -- the kind of stuff we lower our voices to share -- she goes after Joan Didion's portrayal of herself as a mother. With all due respect.

Steven King Goes Back To The Future, J. Edgar Puts On A Dress

Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

Monday, Nov. 7 The recently launched (or rather, dropped) exhibit of Italian prankster artist Maurizio Cattelan's objets d'arts, hung by thread fro...

Easy Reader: Is Joan Didion's Blue Nights Way Too Blue?

David Finkle | Posted 01.07.2012 | Books
David Finkle

In discoursing on her daughter's death -- and after having analyzed in print her reaction to a husband's demise -- Joan Didion is absolutely dealing with reality, but is she dealing with everyone's reality?

Joan Didion Reads Aloud From 'Blue Nights'

Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

Joan Didion has been given a gift with words and a surfeit of tragedy to write about. The contiguous deaths of her husband, filmmaker John Dunne, and ...

Joan Didion On Her New Memoir

Publisher's Week | Carrie Tuhy | Posted 12.07.2011 | Fifty

"This was a much harder book to write than The Year of Magical Thinking," says Joan Didion about Blue Nights (to be released by Alfred A. Knopf on Nov...