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Blue Nights

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-38738-7 (0-307-38738-0)

A New York Times Notable Book
From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter.
Richly textured with memories from her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and daughter, Quintana Roo, this new book by Joan Didion is an intensely personal... Read more >
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Blue Nights

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-70051-3 (0-307-70051-8)

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A Book of Common Prayer

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-78759-0 (0-307-78759-1)

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Run River

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-78775-0 (0-307-78775-3)

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Democracy

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-78737-8 (0-307-78737-0)

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The Last Thing He Wanted

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $9.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-78733-0 (0-307-78733-8)

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Where I Was From

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-76329-7 (0-307-76329-3)

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Salvador

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 112 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-78736-1 (0-307-78736-2)

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Vintage Didion

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Knopf Group E-Books
On Sale: February 24, 2010
Price: $9.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-54875-7 (0-307-54875-9)

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The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 80 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-49891-5 (0-307-49891-3)

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The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-38641-0 (0-307-38641-4)

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The Year of Magical Thinking

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-27972-9 (0-307-27972-3)

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The Year of Magical Thinking

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-7843-1 (1-4000-7843-1)

From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage—and a life, in good times and bad—that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child.

“Thrilling . ... Read more >
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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Joan Didion


Format: Hardcover, 1160 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $35.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-26487-9 (0-307-26487-4)

Joan Didion’s incomparable and distinctive essays and journalism are admired for their acute, incisive observations and their spare, elegant style. Now the seven books of nonfiction that appeared between 1968 and 2003 have been brought together into one thrilling collection.

Slouching Towards Bethlehem
captures the counterculture of the sixties, its mood and... Read more >

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The Year of Magical Thinking

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-4314-9 (1-4000-4314-X)

From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage—and a life, in good times and bad—that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child.

Several days before... Read more >
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Where I Was From

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-75286-8 (0-679-75286-2)

In this moving and unexpected book, Joan Didion reassesses parts of her life, her work, her history, and ours. Where I Was From, in Didion’s words, “represents an exploration into my own confusions about the place and the way in which I grew up, confusions as much about America as about... Read more >
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Where I Was From

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-43332-3 (0-679-43332-5)

In this moving and unexpected book, Joan Didion reassesses parts of her life, her work, her history, and ours. Where I Was From, in Didion’s words, “represents an exploration into my own confusions about the place and the way in which I grew up, confusions as much about America as about... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Political Fictions

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 27, 2002
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71890-8 (0-375-71890-7)

In 1988, Joan Didion began looking at the American political process for The New York Review of Books. What she found was not a mechanism that offered the nation’s citizens a voice in its affairs but one designed by—and for—“that handful of insiders who invent, year in and year out, the... Read more >
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Political Fictions

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-375-41426-8 (0-375-41426-6)

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Miami

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 29, 1998
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-78180-6 (0-679-78180-3)

It is where Fidel Castro raised money to overthrow Batista and where two generations of Castro’s enemies have raised armies to overthrow him, so far without success. It is where the bitter opera of Cuban exile intersects with the cynicism of U.S. foreign policy. It is a city whose skyrocketing murder... Read more >

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The Last Thing He Wanted

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 2, 1997
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-75285-1 (0-679-75285-4)

This intricate, fast-paced story, whose many scenes and details fit together like so many pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, is Didion’s incisive and chilling look at a modern world where things are not working as they should and where the oblique and official language is as sinister as the events it... Read more >
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Democracy

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 25, 1995
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-75485-5 (0-679-75485-7)

Inez Victor knows that the major casualty of the political life is memory. But the people around Inez have made careers out of losing track. Her senator husband wants to forget the failure of his last bid for the presidency. Her husband’s handler would like the press to forget that Inez’s... Read more >
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A Book of Common Prayer

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 11, 1995
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-75486-2 (0-679-75486-5)

Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.

A Book of Common Prayer is the story of two American women in the derelict Central American nation of Boca Grande. Grace Strasser-Mendana controls... Read more >
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Run River

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 26, 1994
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-75250-9 (0-679-75250-1)

Joan Didion’s electrifying first novel begins with a murder on the bank of the Sacramento River—a murder that is at once an act of vengeance and a blind attempt to shore up a disintegrating marriage. Out of that act, Didion constructs a tragic and beautifully nuanced work of fiction. Read more >
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Salvador

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 26, 1994
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-75183-0 (0-679-75183-1)

Didion turns her powers of observation to El Salvador in the early 1980s, delivering a devastating anatomy of that country’s particular brand of terror—its mechanisms, rationales, and its intimate relation to our own country’s foreign policy. As Didion travels from battlefields to body dumps; interviews a puppet president; and considers the... Read more >
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