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Joan Didion

Joan Didion is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, as well as several screenplays written with her late husband, John Gregory Dunne. Her books include The White Album, Play It As It Lays, and Slouching Towards Bethlehem. She lives in New York City.

Joan Didion

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The White Album
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The White Album

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Joan Didion
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

First published in 1979, The White Album records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s. Examining key events, figures, and trends of the era—including Charles Manson, the Black...

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Slouching Towards Bethlehem
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem

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Joan Didion
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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The first nonfiction work by one of the most distinctive prose stylists of our era, Joan Didion's Slouching Towards Bethlehem remains, decades after its first publication, the essential portrait...

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Play It As It Lays
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Play It As It Lays

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Joan Didion; Introduction by David Thomson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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A ruthless dissection of American life in the late 1960s, Joan Didion's Play It as It Lays captures the mood of an entire generation, the ennui of contemporary society reflected in spare prose...

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