Joan Didion

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Joan Didion writes : “When we mourn our losses we also mourn, for better or for worse, ourselves. As we were. As we are no longer” External link

guardian Sunday, November 27, 2022 6:03:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : "There is no ... solution for letters of rejection from The Nation and teacups hand-painted in 1900," External link

cbslocal Monday, November 14, 2022 6:58:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “I know why we try to keep the dead alive,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, October 30, 2022 9:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion argued : “Like American political life itself, and like the printed and transmitted images on which that life depended, this was a world with no half-life,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 12, 2022 7:09:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “A good part of any day in Los Angeles is spent driving, alone, through streets devoid of meaning to the driver, which is one reason the place exhilarates some people, and floods others with an amorphous unease,” External link

nytimes Thursday, October 6, 2022 11:21:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “One of the mixed blessings of being twenty and twenty-one and even twenty-three,” External link

guardian Thursday, August 11, 2022 1:14:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We know it because we feel it,” External link

irishtimes Monday, August 1, 2022 7:20:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “California summers were characterized by the coughing in the pipes that meant the well was dry, and California winters by all-night watches on rivers about to crest,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 30, 2022 7:26:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” External link

theatlantic Tuesday, April 26, 2022 11:32:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion says : “I realize how open we are to the persistent message that we can avert death. And to its punitive correlative, the message that if death catches us, we have only ourselves to blame,” External link

rappler Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1:25:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion observed : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” External link

goodtimes Wednesday, March 30, 2022 3:27:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “The presence of rain at a memorial for fallen firefighters,” External link

haaretz Friday, February 11, 2022 2:50:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion notes : “was at some level ‘against’ America,” External link

haaretz Friday, February 11, 2022 2:50:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion recalls : “Grief has no distance. Grief comes in waves, paroxysms, sudden apprehensions that weaken the knees and blind the eyes and obliterate the dailiness of life,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:15:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion answers : “What happens when that class stops being useful?” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 19, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion answers ( about Douglas Hughes ) : “Lakewood exists because at a given time in a different economy it seemed an efficient idea to provide population density for the mall and a labor pool for the Douglas plant. There are a lot of places like Lakewood in California. They were California mill towns, breeder towns for the boom. When times were good and there was money to spread around, these were the towns that proved Marx wrong, that managed to increase the proletariat and simultaneously, by calling it middle class, to co-opt it” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 19, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” External link

sltrib Monday, January 3, 2022 8:09:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, December 29, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “All that is constant about the California of my childhood is the rate at which it disappears,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, December 29, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “managed to increase the proletariat and simultaneously, by calling it middle-class, to co-opt it,” External link

latimes Tuesday, December 28, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “Like so much of this country, Banyan suggests something curious and unnatural. The lemon groves are sunken … so that one looks directly into their dense foliage, too lush, unsettlingly glossy, the greenery of nightmare; the fallen eucalyptus bark is too dusty, a place for snakes to breed” External link

latimes Tuesday, December 28, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion recalled : “Let me tell you, it was gold,” External link

wral Monday, December 27, 2021 1:08:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live… We interpret what we see, select the most workable of the multiple choices. We live entirely, especially if we are writers, by the imposition of a narrative line upon disparate images, by the ‘ideas’ with which we have learned to freeze the shifting phantasmagoria which is our actual experience,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion observed : “It is easy to see the beginnings of things and harder to see the ends” External link

observer Sunday, December 26, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : "This was never supposed to happen to her, I remember thinking -- outraged, as if she and I had been promised a special exemption," External link

JakartaPost Sunday, December 26, 2021 9:35:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “I did not even know what I wanted to find out, and so I just stayed around a while, and made a few friends” External link

smh Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion admits : “You live for moments like that, if you’re doing a piece. Good or bad” External link

nytimes Saturday, December 25, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion writes : "When I first saw New York I was twenty, and it was summertime, and I got off a DC-7 at the old Idlewild temporary terminal in a new dress which had seemed very smart in Sacramento but seemed less smart already, even in the old Idlewild temporary terminal, and the warm air smelled of mildew and some instinct, programmed by all the movies I had ever seen and all the songs I had ever sung and all the stories I had ever read about New York, informed me that it would never quite be the same again," External link

missoulian Friday, December 24, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion told : “Let me tell you, it was gold,” External link

independent-UK Friday, December 24, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I suppose the crisis in American politics was behind everything I was thinking, whether or not I knew I was thinking it. These things have a way of creeping in. I think we are living through the scariest of times” External link

guardian Friday, December 24, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means,” External link

bworldcom Friday, December 24, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 24, 2021 6:16:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means,” External link

rappler Friday, December 24, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion told : “Let me tell you, it was gold,” External link

independent-UK Friday, December 24, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

tribune Friday, December 24, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

voanews Thursday, December 23, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion argued ( about Norman Rockwell ) : “that the Norman Rockwell version of America was a convenient illusion, and that if you looked closely, we lived in a time in which fear and anxiety and isolation and loneliness were our common laws” External link

independent-UK Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “Long before what I wrote began to be published,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “Grief has no distance. Grief comes in waves, paroxysms, sudden apprehensions that weaken the knees and blind the eyes and obliterate the dailiness of life,” External link

time Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “I know why we try to keep the dead alive: we try to keep them alive in order to keep them with us,” External link

time Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means,” External link

wsau Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, December 23, 2021 9:49:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, December 23, 2021 9:44:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means,” External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, December 23, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

4-traders Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:46:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion told : “For me, writing is a kind of exploration,” External link

guardian Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I suppose the crisis in American politics was behind everything I was thinking, whether or not I knew I was thinking it. These things have a way of creeping in. I think we currently are living through the scariest of times” External link

guardian Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” “We live entirely, especially if we are writers, by the imposition of a narrative line upon disparate images, by the ‘ideas’ with which we have learned to freeze the shifting phantasmagoria which is our actual experience” External link

guardian Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion claims : “no ground is solid, no depth of field reliable” External link

newstatesman Monday, February 15, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion recalls : “trying to interpret the words in some less final way” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “in a pleasing shade of green,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT



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writer32.50%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
novelist2.50%EN03/12/201712/03/2017
écrivain2.50%FR06/21/201621/06/2016
grande romancière7.50%FR02/23/201523/02/2015
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Joan DidionFR18.64%
Joan DidionPT3.18%
Joan DidionES1.82%


 
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Joan Didion

Last updated on 2017-10-12T18:06+0300.

About this image

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Joan Didion writes : “When we mourn our losses we also mourn, for better or for worse, ourselves. As we were. As we are no longer” External link

guardian Sunday, November 27, 2022 6:03:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : "There is no ... solution for letters of rejection from The Nation and teacups hand-painted in 1900," External link

cbslocal Monday, November 14, 2022 6:58:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “I know why we try to keep the dead alive,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, October 30, 2022 9:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion argued : “Like American political life itself, and like the printed and transmitted images on which that life depended, this was a world with no half-life,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 12, 2022 7:09:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “A good part of any day in Los Angeles is spent driving, alone, through streets devoid of meaning to the driver, which is one reason the place exhilarates some people, and floods others with an amorphous unease,” External link

nytimes Thursday, October 6, 2022 11:21:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “One of the mixed blessings of being twenty and twenty-one and even twenty-three,” External link

guardian Thursday, August 11, 2022 1:14:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We know it because we feel it,” External link

irishtimes Monday, August 1, 2022 7:20:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “California summers were characterized by the coughing in the pipes that meant the well was dry, and California winters by all-night watches on rivers about to crest,” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 30, 2022 7:26:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” External link

theatlantic Tuesday, April 26, 2022 11:32:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion says : “I realize how open we are to the persistent message that we can avert death. And to its punitive correlative, the message that if death catches us, we have only ourselves to blame,” External link

rappler Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1:25:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion observed : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” External link

goodtimes Wednesday, March 30, 2022 3:27:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “The presence of rain at a memorial for fallen firefighters,” External link

haaretz Friday, February 11, 2022 2:50:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion notes : “was at some level ‘against’ America,” External link

haaretz Friday, February 11, 2022 2:50:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion recalls : “Grief has no distance. Grief comes in waves, paroxysms, sudden apprehensions that weaken the knees and blind the eyes and obliterate the dailiness of life,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:15:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion answers : “What happens when that class stops being useful?” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 19, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion answers ( about Douglas Hughes ) : “Lakewood exists because at a given time in a different economy it seemed an efficient idea to provide population density for the mall and a labor pool for the Douglas plant. There are a lot of places like Lakewood in California. They were California mill towns, breeder towns for the boom. When times were good and there was money to spread around, these were the towns that proved Marx wrong, that managed to increase the proletariat and simultaneously, by calling it middle class, to co-opt it” External link

forbes Wednesday, January 19, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” External link

sltrib Monday, January 3, 2022 8:09:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, December 29, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “All that is constant about the California of my childhood is the rate at which it disappears,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, December 29, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “managed to increase the proletariat and simultaneously, by calling it middle-class, to co-opt it,” External link

latimes Tuesday, December 28, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “Like so much of this country, Banyan suggests something curious and unnatural. The lemon groves are sunken … so that one looks directly into their dense foliage, too lush, unsettlingly glossy, the greenery of nightmare; the fallen eucalyptus bark is too dusty, a place for snakes to breed” External link

latimes Tuesday, December 28, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion recalled : “Let me tell you, it was gold,” External link

wral Monday, December 27, 2021 1:08:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live… We interpret what we see, select the most workable of the multiple choices. We live entirely, especially if we are writers, by the imposition of a narrative line upon disparate images, by the ‘ideas’ with which we have learned to freeze the shifting phantasmagoria which is our actual experience,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion observed : “It is easy to see the beginnings of things and harder to see the ends” External link

observer Sunday, December 26, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : "This was never supposed to happen to her, I remember thinking -- outraged, as if she and I had been promised a special exemption," External link

JakartaPost Sunday, December 26, 2021 9:35:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “I did not even know what I wanted to find out, and so I just stayed around a while, and made a few friends” External link

smh Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion admits : “You live for moments like that, if you’re doing a piece. Good or bad” External link

nytimes Saturday, December 25, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion writes : "When I first saw New York I was twenty, and it was summertime, and I got off a DC-7 at the old Idlewild temporary terminal in a new dress which had seemed very smart in Sacramento but seemed less smart already, even in the old Idlewild temporary terminal, and the warm air smelled of mildew and some instinct, programmed by all the movies I had ever seen and all the songs I had ever sung and all the stories I had ever read about New York, informed me that it would never quite be the same again," External link

missoulian Friday, December 24, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion told : “Let me tell you, it was gold,” External link

independent-UK Friday, December 24, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I suppose the crisis in American politics was behind everything I was thinking, whether or not I knew I was thinking it. These things have a way of creeping in. I think we are living through the scariest of times” External link

guardian Friday, December 24, 2021 2:04:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means,” External link

bworldcom Friday, December 24, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 24, 2021 6:16:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means,” External link

rappler Friday, December 24, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion told : “Let me tell you, it was gold,” External link

independent-UK Friday, December 24, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

tribune Friday, December 24, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

voanews Thursday, December 23, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion argued ( about Norman Rockwell ) : “that the Norman Rockwell version of America was a convenient illusion, and that if you looked closely, we lived in a time in which fear and anxiety and isolation and loneliness were our common laws” External link

independent-UK Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “Long before what I wrote began to be published,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “Grief has no distance. Grief comes in waves, paroxysms, sudden apprehensions that weaken the knees and blind the eyes and obliterate the dailiness of life,” External link

time Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion wrote : “I know why we try to keep the dead alive: we try to keep them alive in order to keep them with us,” External link

time Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means,” External link

wsau Thursday, December 23, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Thursday, December 23, 2021 9:49:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, December 23, 2021 9:44:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means,” External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, December 23, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

4-traders Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : "I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:46:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion told : “For me, writing is a kind of exploration,” External link

guardian Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion said : “I suppose the crisis in American politics was behind everything I was thinking, whether or not I knew I was thinking it. These things have a way of creeping in. I think we currently are living through the scariest of times” External link

guardian Thursday, December 23, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” “We live entirely, especially if we are writers, by the imposition of a narrative line upon disparate images, by the ‘ideas’ with which we have learned to freeze the shifting phantasmagoria which is our actual experience” External link

guardian Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Joan Didion claims : “no ground is solid, no depth of field reliable” External link

newstatesman Monday, February 15, 2021 12:04:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion recalls : “trying to interpret the words in some less final way” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Joan Didion writes : “in a pleasing shade of green,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
author52.50%EN11/23/201723/11/2017
journalist2.50%EN11/22/201722/11/2017
writer32.50%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
novelist2.50%EN03/12/201712/03/2017
écrivain2.50%FR06/21/201621/06/2016
grande romancière7.50%FR02/23/201523/02/2015
Names Lang Count
Joan DidionEN76.36%
Joan DidionFR18.64%
Joan DidionPT3.18%
Joan DidionES1.82%


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