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bw111208didion.jpgAfter the deaths of husband, John Gregory Dunne, and her daughter, Quintana, Joan Didion wrote Blue Nights (Knopf), the most personal and poetic book of her impressive career. We talk about aging, death and the act of complete surrender that this devastating book required.

Read an excerpt from Blue Nights.

Note: This program originally aired on December 8, 2011.

 

Banner image: Larry Hirshowitz

Blue Nights

Joan Didion

Producers:
Connie Alvarez

Guest Interview Joan Didion: Blue Nights

Guests:
Joan Didion, author

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