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Guest Column: Life Lessons From My Aunt Joan Didion

When we lost Joan Didion last week, I found myself in new territory as I joined the mourning masses for someone who was beloved on an epic public scale. I am part of Joan’s big, messy family of…

Guest Column: Jon Avnet on Making ‘Up Close and Personal’ With Joan Didion

Jon Avnet produced and directed Up Close and Personal (1996), starring Robert Redford and Michelle Pfeiffer. Loosely based on Alanna Nash’s book Golden Girl, about the troubled life of anchorwoman Jes