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Thursday, February 23 2012

The Best Non-Fiction of 2011

Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...


Columns

Monday, September 29 2008

Reinventing the Southern California Novel: Marisa Silver’s The God of War

Silver took the vital ingredients of a regional novel and composed an L.A. tale, but set many miles east -- at the edge of the desolate Salton Sea -- a wasteland that would have held tremendous appeal to T.S. Eliot.


Reviews

Tuesday, November 29 2011

Things Fall Apart: Joan Didion's 'Blue Nights'

Joan Didion is unmoored by loss. Out of that loss comes this second, searing memoir, Blue Nights.


News

Sunday, November 6 2011

Joan Didion talks about the fears that harried the writing of ‘Blue Nights’

NEW YORK — “Writers,” Joan Didion observed in 1968, “are always selling somebody out.” It’s one of those classic Didion statements, epigrammatic yet personal, a line


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