Joan Didion

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Name: Joan Didion
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Writing Process Blog Tour 2014

So I was tagged by my good friend and fellow MFA'er to contribute to the . (Thanks, HSP!) At one time in my life I was SURE that my first tour would be in a band opening up for No Doubt or something. Turns out the Universe really does know what's best ... [Published Chicago Now - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Another Falling Bridge

( )While we await some new Rick Perlstein news (coming next week, stay tuned), it is worth noting another highly critical review of the book from the left. Jacob Weisberg takes aim in The Invisible Bridge in the Democracy Journal , a smart liberal journal ... [Published Power Line - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

A profound thank-you to my Federation family during my year of loss

FEDERATION PRESIDENT’S CORNERBETTY S. ADLERFederation PresidentWith Rosh Hashanah approaching, we begin to reflect on the year that is drawing to a close. I have been honored to serve our Jewish community at the highest level and to have led the Jewish ... [Published Jewish Community Voice - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

The Art Of The Personal Essay

Richard Rodriguez names the writers who influenced his approach to the form:There was Joan Didion—the Didion of those glorious California essays of the sixties. Because she was from Sacramento and writing about the Central Valley when I first read her, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

This Week: SOCA Home Tour highlights midtown

Over the years, the venerable Sacramento Old City Association Home Tour has spotlighted some of the capital city’s more noteworthy homes – the family residence of author Joan Didion in 2012, the Governor’s Mansion in 2013 and even, in that same year, ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

No place for slogans as the world remembers 9/11

After complaints by the public, the 9/11 memorial museum gift shop removed a cheese platter in the shape of the United States from its souvenir selection. Purposeful only for banal helpings of cheddar, visitors declared it a vulgar excuse to reap commercial ... [Published New Internationalist - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Losing a loved one to marriage

Life & Love"During the period between Tammy’s engagement and her wedding, I drifted ceaselessly between two emotional states: happiness for her and profound anxiety about what her marriage would mean for our relationship as sisters."In October, my older ... [Published Daily Life - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ursula LeGuin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Sci-fi novelist will received the National Book Awards 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Le Guin will be honored at the 65th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner in New York on November 19th. Author Neil Gaiman ... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

A smart, sassy essay collection

ROXANE Gay may call herself a bad feminist ­— she cops to loving pink and dancing to misogynist music - but she is a badass writer.In her new collection of essays, “Bad Feminist,” Gay argues that she needn’t fit a mythologized image of a feminist to fight ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

What We're Reading This Week: Poetry, Gardening Histories, The Great Oxford Comma Debate

Subscribe today for travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.It's almost Labor Day, and I'm thinking about women who paved the way for later generations. "" is a double pleasure from the . The slender catalog for the NYBG's evocative exhibit of a ... [Published Fodors.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

10 Holiday Must-Reads

There's nothing like lying on the beach with salty summer skin, turning the final page of a novel you've been engrossed in for days. So whether you're escaping winter and heading somewhere tropical or braving the cold and taking a staycation, we've selected ... [Published In Style Australia - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Tavi And Age-Milestone Anxieties

by [embedded content]This week’s New York Magazine cover story is further affirmation that Tavi Gevinson – still a teenager! – has accomplished more than you ever will. Writes Amy Larocca:As even casual prowlers of the internet worlds of fashion and ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 13 2014]

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Writing Process Blog Tour 2014 [Published Chicago Now - 3 hours ago]
Lena Dunham: Page girl [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 19 2014]
Fifty, going strong [Published The Hindu - Sep 18 2014]
Another Falling Bridge [Published Power Line - Sep 18 2014]
Another Falling Bridge [Published Power Line - Sep 18 2014]
Is Nonfiction the Patriarch of Literary Genres? [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
A profound thank-you to my Federation family du... [Published Jewish Community Voice - Sep 17 2014]
The Art Of The Personal Essay [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 16 2014]
The Art Of The Personal Essay [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 16 2014]
This Week: SOCA Home Tour highlights midtown [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 15 2014]
This Week: SOCA Home Tour highlights midtown [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 14 2014]
Julia Zarina: Rethinking the melting pot [Published Michigan Daily - Sep 12 2014]
No place for slogans as the world remembers 9/11 [Published New Internationalist - Sep 11 2014]
Pradeep Sebastian: Fifty years old and still go... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 10 2014]
Losing a loved one to marriage [Published Daily Life - Sep 10 2014]
Ursula LeGuin to Receive Lifetime Achievement A... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 09 2014]
A smart, sassy essay collection [Published Shanghai Daily - Sep 06 2014]
Fifty, going strong [Published The Hindu - Sep 06 2014]
Remembering Katrina and Surviving the Loss of E... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 03 2014]
The Beauty of Roxane Gay [Published Huffington Post - Sep 03 2014]
20 Questions: Bishop Allen (Sound Affects) [Published Pop Matters - Sep 03 2014]
The Man Who Made Off With John Updike’s Trash [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 28 2014]
What We're Reading This Week: Poetry, Gardening... [Published Fodors.com - Aug 28 2014]
Out & About: Jacoby's Opening, 'Vegas,' Austin ... [Published Austin360 - Aug 28 2014]
Mining the States of City Minds [Published KCET - Aug 28 2014]
10 Holiday Must-Reads [Published In Style Australia - Aug 27 2014]
WORK/LIFE: Marianne Thamm [Published Aerodrome - Aug 27 2014]
Late Night: The Endless Gothic Summer [Published Firedoglake - Aug 27 2014]
On Alvin Kernan [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
From Freedom Summer to Black August [Published Dissent Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
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Another Falling Bridge [Published Power Line - Sep 18 2014]
(Steven Hayward) While we await some new Rick Perlstein news (coming next week, stay tuned), it is worth noting another highly critical review of the book from the left. Jacob Weisberg takes aim in The Invisible Bridge in the Democracy Journal , a smart ...
The Art Of The Personal Essay [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 16 2014]
Richard Rodriguez names the writers who influenced his approach to the form: There was Joan Didion—the Didion of those glorious California essays of the sixties. Because she was from Sacramento and writing about the Central Valley when I first read ...
Late Night: The Endless Gothic Summer [Published Firedoglake - Aug 27 2014]
p> In Southern California, it feels as if summer is a sun-proof vampire, immortal, a never-ending gothic summer of drought and car chases, punctuated by shootings, stabbings and beatings, heartbreak, and horror.  In his blog The Westsider, author, ...
On Alvin Kernan [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
by Eric Byrd There's a subgenre of military memoirs produced by elderly emeriti, the crew-cut close readers of postwar English departments, who in late career published personal recollections of they and the other terrified teenagers who mostly ...
Tavi And Age-Milestone Anxieties [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 13 2014]
by Phoebe Maltz Bovy This week’s New York Magazine cover story is further affirmation that Tavi Gevinson – still a teenager! – has accomplished more than you ever will. Writes Amy Larocca: As even casual prowlers of the internet worlds of fashion ...
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