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Let Me Tell You What I Mean

by Joan Didion

Hardback £12.99
Published 4th February 2021, 192 pages
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From one of our most iconic and influential writers: twelve pieces never before collected that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of this legendary figure.

Mostly drawn from the earliest part of her astonishing five-decade career, Didion writes about a Gamblers Anonymous meeting, a visit to William Randolph Hearst’s castle at San Simeon, a reunion of WWII veterans in Las Vegas, and about topics ranging from Nancy Reagan to Robert Mapplethorpe, Martha Stewart and Ernest Hemingway.

With an Introduction by Hilton Als, this stunning collection reveals what would become her subjects: the press, politics, California robber barons, women, the act of writing, and her own self-doubt. Each piece is classic Didion: incisive, bemused, and stunningly prescient.

Details

Let Me Tell You What I Mean
by Joan Didion

ISBN
9780008451752

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers

Binding
Hardback

Publication date
Feb. 4, 2021

Dimensions
20.4cm x 13.5cm x 1.9cm

Page count
192 pages