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United States writer (born in 1934)


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Appreciating your intrinsic value is "a discipline, a habit of mind that can never be faked but can be developed, trained, coaxed forth," Didion wrote.
Instead, the show evidenced the stillness of pre-flash-point calm--summoning an assessment of our surroundings and reminding us, as does Didion, "how close to the edge we are.
That rate of spread was much faster than Didion, now at the National Human Genome Research Institute in Bethesda, Md.
Didion, Roiphe, and Oates represent independent and accomplished women who, after the loss of a spouse, discover that, paradoxically, much of their independence, in fact, depended on such reinforced links and attachments.
To be a Didion fan is to be a defender of the sharp and brutal edges, a champion of the dispassion, a forgiver--even an appreciator--of the simmering elitism.
No hay quien la haya conocido que no tenga algo afectuoso que decir de ella, desde la misma Didion, que la trato mas bien poco, hasta amigas intimas como Mia Farrow, Julie Christie o Candice Bergen; o el propio Polanski, que jamas supero la perdida.
Didion said it would be the first brewery in Fort Smith in many years.
Brooks liked Didion's athleticism and invited him to visit Oregon State, an offer Didion accepted.
Yet in its August 15, 2013, issue, I counted two female contributors out of 29, one of whom was Joan Didion, an NYRB regular.
Thompson, Joan Didion, and Norman Mailer, all leading representatives of participatory journalism, generally is enhanced by Mosser's critical inspection.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama awarded the nation's highest honors in the arts and humanities Wednesday to two dozen people -- among them Joan Didion, Tony Kushner, George Lucas and Elaine May -- whose work, he said, represented "a lasting contribution to American life.
During this time as president, he was a key player in achieving the company s overall vision, which was to create the preeminent global, vertically integrated market leader in commercial real estate as set forth by former CEO Jim Didion.
In her evocative 1987 book, "Miami," Joan Didion strived to understand the peculiar relationship between the United States and Cuba.
Didion can't have known -- or perhaps she could have, and did -- that this problem would persist and spread.
MORE THAN 30 YEARS AGO, JOAN DIDION channeled the dark heart of the American zeitgeist in her dazzling, kaleidoscopic essay "The White Album," a chronicle of the collective cultural breakdowns of the late 1960s that became an instant classic.