Joan Didion

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Name: Joan Didion
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Digital comics: Violent sci-fi meets Joan Didion

This week Amazon announced it has bought ComiXology , a popular online store and digital reader for comic books, graphic novels and the like.Now, there is a select group of you, i.e., comics nerds  fans, to whom this will mean quite a bit more than it ... [Published Marketplace - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

Remount of the award-winning Bas Bleu production directed by Hollywood and New York director Oz Scott, featuring Wendy Ishii presenting Joan Didion’s dramatic adaptation of her bestselling memoir. The author transforms the story of the sudden and unexpected ... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

13 Kickass Literary Power Couples

It’s common to think of great writers as congenital loners -- the iconic isolated genius too egotistical or socially inept to have fulfilling personal relationships. If a writer does have a spouse or partner, we imagine they would choose someone wholly ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Lois Wallace, RIP

SundayDies irae .I have been fighting a generally low feeling for some time now. I awake dizzy and depressed. I sleep long hours in the day in my office, on a bed with my dogs. We all lie there fast asleep and then I get up and check my e-mails, pay bills, ... [Published American Spectator - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

California Triangulation: Science, Religion, Industry, and the Birth of the Research Park

This April HBO launches one of its newest series, the Mike Judge-produced "Silicon Valley," documenting the "wacky" experiences of workers in Northern California's famed tech center. This, and movies like 1999's "The Pirates of Silicon Valley," are simply ... [Published KCET - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Other people’s pain, selectively felt

Leslie Jamison has a balky heart. The medical name for her condition is SVT, or supraventricular tachycardia. "There was an extra electrical node," her doctor explains, "sending out extra signals — beat, beat, beat — when it wasn't supposed to." She calls ... [Published Rochester Post Bulletin - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Amy Dickinson: Grief counseling might help widow start healing

Dear Amy: My husband died unexpectedly. Since his death I have had to deal with overwhelming paperwork and people.To everyone who means well: Please do not tell me to get a pet. Please don’t say that I will meet someone who will fill the void. Oh — and ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 2 reports

Productive Paranoia

Katie Roiphe wonders  whether we “thrive on anxiety”:Take Joan Didion, the patron saint of the stylishly anxious. She writes in a tone of near-constant neurotic jitteriness, and yet the world she so gorgeously, sensitively apprehends has its own incomparable ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Why these are the ‘Ten Best Sentences’

by Published Mar. 27, 2014 2:48 pm Updated Mar. 27, 2014 2:57 pmThe editors of American Scholar have chosen “Ten Best Sentences” from literature, and readers have suggested many more. They threw in an eleventh for good measure. This lovely feature ... [Published Poynter Institute - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

It Was The Best Of Sentences ...

Have you ever had a sentence stop you in your tracks? Editors at The American Scholar magazine have put out their list of the " Ten Best Sentences " in fiction and non-fiction. Associate editor Margaret Foster says the inspiration came from water cooler ... [Published WUKY - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Why I Quit Food Writing To Go Open A Sandwich Shop

By the time you are reading this, I will no longer be one of your resident HuffPost Taste Editors, covering all things on the whiskey , pickles and "hanger" beat. By the time you are reading this, I will be elbows deep in construction dust in a 110-year-old ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Benjamin Law: Packing for travel like a pro

If you travel for work and, like me, you're a forgetful moron, you'll relate to my ongoing predicament. I'll arrive at my destination, check into the hotel, then realise - with dawning horror - that I've forgotten to pack a crucial item, essential to ... [Published Brisbane Times - Mar 21 2014]

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Obituary: Literary Agent Lois Wallace, 73 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 14 2014]
Digital comics: Violent sci-fi meets Joan Didion [Published Marketplace - Apr 12 2014]
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Apr 11 2014]
The Importance of Being Nicky [Published Gnom.es - Apr 10 2014]
13 Kickass Literary Power Couples [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
Lois Wallace, RIP [Published American Spectator - Apr 07 2014]
A Trinitarian Vision, Broken [Published Huffington Post - Apr 04 2014]
California Triangulation: Science, Religion, In... [Published KCET - Apr 04 2014]
‘Katy Grannan: The 99’ @ Fraenkel Gallery [Published Examiner.com - Apr 03 2014]
The College Rejection Letter [Published Long Beach Patch - Mar 31 2014]
Other people’s pain, selectively felt [Published Rochester Post Bulletin - Mar 31 2014]
Amy Dickinson: Grief counseling might help wido... [Published Detroit Free Press - Mar 31 2014]
Productive Paranoia [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 30 2014]
Productive Paranoia [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 30 2014]
Meet the Editor: Courtney Young [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 29 2014]
How To Write A Personal Essay [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 28 2014]
Why these are the ‘Ten Best Sentences’ [Published Poynter Institute - Mar 28 2014]
It's Time to Stop Calling Fundamentalists 'Chri... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 27 2014]
It Was The Best Of Sentences ... [Published WUKY - Mar 26 2014]
Why I Quit Food Writing To Go Open A Sandwich Shop [Published Huffington Post - Mar 25 2014]
The Hottest Cool Americans [Published Daily Beast - Mar 25 2014]
In Photography, Cool Rules [Published Gnom.es - Mar 25 2014]
5 Ways to Rankle an Old-School Journalist [Published Copyblogger - Mar 24 2014]
Kerouac, Cobain and the photos that define ‘Ame... [Published PBS - Mar 21 2014]
Benjamin Law: Packing for travel like a pro [Published Brisbane Times - Mar 21 2014]
Lauretta Hannon: No right or wrong way to grieve [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Mar 18 2014]
Tributes: Joe McGinniss [Published WNYC - Mar 17 2014]
You really like me [Published HeraldNet - Mar 17 2014]
Joe McGinniss' tireless pursuit of the good story [Published Philadelphia Inquirer - Mar 16 2014]
#BanBossy? Great. But May I Also Add #BanBitchy [Published Huffington Post Canada - Mar 14 2014]
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Productive Paranoia [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 30 2014]
Katie Roiphe wonders  whether we “thrive on anxiety”: Take Joan Didion, the patron saint of the stylishly anxious. She writes in a tone of near-constant neurotic jitteriness, and yet the world she so gorgeously, sensitively apprehends has its own incomparable ...
5 Ways to Rankle an Old-School Journalist [Published Copyblogger - Mar 24 2014]
This is the first post in a series on native advertising . An introduction, if you will. One that states from the start that there is controversy. Why approach a series this way? Simple: Native advertising is probably one of the least-known scalding-hot ...
Reading The Rain [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 01 2014]
As California enjoys a welcome  reprieve from its ongoing drought, David Ulin  considers  how the state’s legendary downpours have shaped its literary – and psychological – landscape: “Easterners commonly complain that there is no ‘weather’ in Southern ...
Here’s How Ann Handley (the World’s First Chief... [Published Copyblogger - Feb 25 2014]
Want a quick and dirty way to test whether your content is compelling ? Show it to a teenager … and then answer these questions: Is the teenager still reading, watching, or listening after 30 seconds? One minute? Five minutes? Fifteen? Thirty?Is ...
On David Foster Wallace’s Conservatism [Published 3quarksdaily - Feb 13 2014]
James Santel in The Hudson Review: In 2000, Rolling Stone sent David Foster Wallace to report on John McCain’s presidential campaign. The resulting essay operates on a simple premise: that to just about anyone who came of age in what Wallace calls ...
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