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“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.”    Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism.

JOAN DIDION “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” Joan Didion (born December is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism.

“Had I been blessed with even limited access to my own mind there would have been no reason to write.”

Why I Write: Joan Didion on Ego, Grammar, and the Creative Impulse

“Had I been blessed with even limited access to my own mind there would have been no reason to write.”

Joan Didion reads to Quintana in 1969. Credit: Los Angeles Times

"In this charming photo from novelist/screenwriter/essayist/writing icon Joan Didion reads HONEY BEAR by Dixie Willson to three-year-old daughter Quintana Roo Dunne.

Joan Didion on Grief

Cry, Heart, But Never Break: A Remarkable Illustrated Meditation on Loss and Life

Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne, pictured above in were married for nearly 40 years. Didion writes about his death in The Year of Magical Thinking. - from the NPR article

The icon's iconic travel packing list. Taped to the inside of her closet during a period of frequent travel and reporting in the 70's, she crafted this essential list to be able to escape into anonymity

Inspiration: Joan Didion

We Sell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: Joan Didion Doc Launches Kickstarter

"A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively."—Joan Didion

Book Club Style - Joan Didion

Joan Didion: The quote that accompanied this photo: "Puberty, hell—I spent most…

From Fashion to Fiction: Joan Didion | LOVE

The 35 Best Brunette Beauties of All Time: From Audrey Hepburn to Beyoncé – Vogue - Joan Didion

When rebellious grunts were mistaken for revolution, Didion's articulate shots needed to be heard 'round the world.

JONATHAN YARDLEY - In a Time of Posturing, Didion Dared 'Slouching'

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