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"We tell ourselves stories in order to live." So begins Joan Didion's legendary essay collection The White Album, a landmark literary mosaic by one of American writing's true greats illuminating in unerring prose subjects ranging from the Manson cult to the Black Panthers, from painter Georgia O'Keefe to the author's own struggles with depression and anxiety in the late 1960s. In "Good Citizens," we meet the First Lady of California Nancy Reagan....
In Naked, David Sedaris's message alternately rendered in Fakespeare, Italian, Spanish, and pidgin Greek is the same: pay attention to me.
Whether he's taking to the road with a thieving quadriplegic, sorting out the fancy from the extra-fancy in a bleak fruit-packing factory, or celebrating Christmas in the company of a recently paroled prostitute, this collection of memoirs creates a wickedly incisive portrait of an all-too-familiar world.
Joan Didion, the bestselling, award-winning author of The Year of Magical Thinking and...
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