Joan Didion

Joan Didion

Joan Didion was a cultural commentator, a memoirist and an essayist. Her books have been recommended many times on Five Books.

The White Album is one of her most recommended works.

“I feel that Joan Didion is the patron saint of a maelstrom of culture and environment of a particular time.” Dan Richards.

Books by Joan Didion

This book is also chosen for the cheat factor: it has an amazing bibliography at the back. She mentions Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking (2005), which is amazing.

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