Joan Didion appears in the following:
Monday, January 02, 2012
Joan Didion discusses her latest book, Blue Nights, about losing her daughter, Quintana Roo Dunne. She reflects on her fears and doubts about having children, her daughters fears and challenges, illness and death, and her own thoughts on growing old.
Friday, November 04, 2011
Writer Joan Didion was on the show to discuss her most recent book, Blue Nights, and she also revealed that she's not a fan of cricket.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Joan Didion discusses her latest book, Blue Nights, about losing her daughter, Quintana Roo Dunne. Reflecting on her daughter and also on her own role as a parent, Didion asks candid questions about how she feels she failed either because she didn’t notice cues or perhaps displaced them. She also reflects on her fears and doubts about having children, her daughters fears and challenges, illness and death, and her own thoughts on growing old.
Thursday, May 17, 2007
and Vanessa Redgrave
tell us about bringing Joan Didion's award-winning memoir The Year of Magical Thinking
to Broadway. Then, on our first Underreported
, we examine a new report that claims the US government is illegally delaying the naturalization of Muslim immigrants. And on the second Underreported
, we visit ...
Friday, March 02, 2007
In a moment of deep personal tragedy following her husband’s death and the illness of her daughter, Joan Didion’s impulse was to write. The result was the award-winning memoir The Year of Magical Thinking. Now her book has been taken to the Broadway stage as a monologue ...
Saturday, November 12, 2005
Joan Didion is one of the most acclaimed authors of our time. Her long essays — in a form of journalistic meditation unique to her — are the envy of any nonfiction writer. She has not been a memoirist, until now. Her new book, The Year of ...