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Discovering the Brilliant Joan Didion for the First Time: Better Late Than Never

How did it take me this long?

In my recent article “Ten Excellent Documentaries You Absolutely Need to Watch Now,” I included the 2017 Netflix film Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold. I was aware of Joan Didion’s place among the literary giants of the past century before I saw the film, a place widely…

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Paul Combs

Writer, bookseller, would-be roadie for the E Street Band. My ultimate goal is to make books as popular in Texas as high school football...it may take a while.