Writers on Loving and Leaving New York

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In 1967, Joan Didion wrote an essay called Goodbye to All That, on loving and leaving New York. Now, in Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York, 28 writers, including Ruth Curry, Meghan Daum, Sari Botton, and Emma Straub, take up Didion’s literary legacy by sharing their own stories of the allure of New York and the grief that comes when the city loses its magic.

Mia Dillon Reading "Goodbye to All That" on Selected Shorts

Mia Dillon’s reading of Didion’s “Goodbye to All That” was originally broadcast on SELECTED SHORTS, and is featured on Selected Shorts: Travel Tales; more information at selectedshorts.org