This week we’re continuing our discussion of creative nonfiction by revisiting a classic in the genre: Joan Didion’s essay “The White Album,” which explores the author’s experiences of anxiety and paranoia at “the end of the 60s.” We talk about things we can learn from a master, and how to write essays that will age well. Plus: a Miss Manners column about famous authors snubbing an academic.
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