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  • In Depth with Joan Didion
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    In Depth with Joan Didion

    Ms. Didion talked about her career from 1963 to 1996 and about the body of work she produced during that period, including 5 works of fiction and 5 works of non-fiction. She wrote Slouching…

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  • 2007 National Book Awards
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    2007 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 58th Annual National Book Awards for best book in each of the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Fran Lebowitz emceed the…

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  • 2005 National Book Awards Ceremony
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    2005 National Book Awards Ceremony

    The National Book Foundation presented the 56th Annual National Book Awards for best book in each of the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Garrison Keillor emceed the…

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  • emWhere I Was Fromem
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    Where I Was From

    Joan Didion discussed her California heritage, the history of her home state, and its politics in her memoir, Where I Was From, published by Knopf. She was interviewed by Mr. Rutton, and…

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    Political Fictions

    Frank Rich interviewed Joan Didion about her book, Political Fictions, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book examines the political culture in the United States from the 1988 election of…

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  • The Writer as Witness
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    The Writer as Witness

    Joan Didion was guest speaker at the Barnard Forum on Migration. That is a series of seminars, lectures, and readings that explore issues connected to the movement of people from one part…

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  • The Art of Writing
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    The Art of Writing

    Authors Mr. Aikman, Mr. Williams, Mr. Rhodes, and Ms. Didion talked about their favorite non-fiction and fiction books of the past year. They also responded to audience phone calls, faxes,…

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  • emNew York Review of Booksem 35th Anniversary
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    New York Review of Books: 35th Anniversary

    Authors and poets read from their own selected books and poetry.

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  • emThe Last Thing He Wantedem
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    The Last Thing He Wanted

    Ms. Didion read from her recent book, The Last Thing He Wanted, which focuses on Elena McMahon, a correspondent for the Washington Post who gets embroiled in a legacy of intrigue in the Iran…

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