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Kelsey Osgood: Mr. Didion »

If we know of him at all, it’s of his position as second fiddle, as Prince Philip to Joan’s Queen Elizabeth in the “first family of angst,” as the Saturday Evening Post dubbed them.

The American Reader || December 2012

Zan Romanoff: California Girls »

Joan Didion remade California into a land of words, a place I recognized for its splendor as well as its terrible power. Finally, here was a landscape so wholly encompassing that it had room for us all—even its shaky, withdrawn daughters.

The Paris Review || August 18, 2011