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Joan Didion

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Planting a Tree Is Not a Way of Life

Joan Didion’s profound and prescient commencement address to the UC Riverside class of 1975, which was found in the school archives in January.

Apr 5, 2022
Author Joan Didion has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a National Medal of Arts and Humanities by President Obama, and the PEN Center USA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

On the Morning After the Sixties

Few are more deeply Californian than Joan Didion. Alta Books Editor David L. Ulin edited this except of The 1960s & 70s, the first in a multi-volume series of her collected works.

Sep 30, 2019
Hearst Editorial

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