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Joan Didion

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Joan Didion's Blue Nights

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.

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Guest Picks: Joan Didion

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.

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Joan Didion on Blue Nights

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.

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Love, Dependence, and Loss

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Joan Didion 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 ...

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Joan Didion

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 ...

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Joan Didion

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 ...

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