Joan Didion

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American journalist, essayist and novelist; wife of the late American novelist, John Gregory Dunne (1932-2003)

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Close friend of Michael Silverblatt’s and Bookworm editor for 30 years, Alan Howard guest hosts this episode on grief and loss.

Chapter 9: Grief and Loss

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Claudia Rankine, award-winning poet and author of Citizen: An American Lyric, a book-length poem about the pernicious racism of American daily life, hosts the first of a three-part…

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