In Praise of Packing All Black
Joan Didion didn't specify the color of the clothes on her packing list, but I'd wager they were monochrome.
In Praise of Packing a Lot
Joan Didion is celebrated for packing a little. She is wrong.
Clothes Before Prose
The Problem with Joan Didion’s ‘Good Taste’ in ‘Play It As It Lays’
The novel ‘Play It As It Lays’ is filled with brand names, but all those Pucci blouses and chic white clothes are just a way to stay in control.
This Tote Bag Has Me Believing That Joan Didion Was a “Frasier” Character the Whole Time
We never saw images of Maris Crane on Frasier… until now??!!
In the New Joan Didion Documentary, a World of Imperfect Mortal Beings
The questions that occur as you watch Griffin Dunne’s “love letter” to his Aunt Joan feel almost impolite, but they haunt the documentary.
Six Smarter—But Not Quite Guilt-Free—Beach Reads
Beat the dull conspiracy that is the “beach read” with these smarter entries in the sordid, pulpy, guilty-pleasure genre.