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Comentário do usuário  - Meredy - LibraryThing

I've awarded five stars to Joan Didion's remarkable Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays, a very rare rating from me for any work of nonfiction. I probably can't add anything to the acreage of praise ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - Ken-Me-Old-Mate - LibraryThing

Old school but really refreshing, intelligent but not dry, witty but not smug. Surprisingly still relevant today. Interesting to read and work out where she was in relation to the events and places ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - Cail_Judy - LibraryThing

This was a recommendation from Laura and it was not only a captivating collection of essays, but also provided great insight in my gf's taste in writing/journalism. It's good! Didion's lyrical and ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - m.belljackson - LibraryThing

Writing felt predatory and hyper-conscious, rather than revelatory. Joan Didion tried too hard to pretend not to be judging, leaving readers to come to their own conclusions based on her scanty ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - nicholasjjordan - LibraryThing

Joan Didion only came onto my radar with Year of Magical Thinking. This is one of those that made her reputation, and it’s so good I wonder if the awards for Magical Thinking were more lifetime achievement awards rather than only earned on the merits of that book. I’ll be reading her more. Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - steller0707 - LibraryThing

A book of selected essays from the late 1960s, many originally published in The Saturday Evening Post.. The best ones are in Part I, Lifestyles in the Golden Land which includes the famous title essay ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Another one of those books I have heard about for years and years, but finally just read. My reaction is mixed. Didion writes well and she shows refreshing common sense about just about everything she ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - asxz - LibraryThing

Just the best kind of writing. It's inconceivable that these pieces are over 50 years old. The reporting is razor sharp and these essays are among the best I have read. The piece on john Wayne is ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - Smokler - LibraryThing

One of my greatest inspirations. I can only hope one day to write with the calm, assurance and grace as Ms. Didion. Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - skyeval - LibraryThing

A book of the times. Ler resenha completa


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