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Slouching Towards Bethlehem - Joan Didion
Slouching Towards Bethlehem
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671455361 (0671455362)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Edition language: English
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philoSophie
philoSophie rated it
4.0 Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Η Joan Didion με δεινή πένα και υπηρετώντας το ιδανικό του "See enough and write it down" καταγράφει το σημείο που τέμνεται ο περιβάλλων χώρος και το ανθρώπινο μυαλό και περιγράφει με ζωντάνια και με σαφή αντίληψη της βαρύτητας της περιρρέουσας ατμόσφαιρας την Καλιφόρνια και τη Νέα Υόρκη, μεταξύ άλλ...
Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
5.0 Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
At thirty three or four, Didion of Slouching Towards Bethlehem is still a girl. I recognize the signs. (Some people capable of voicing their thoughts on subjects such as "Self-Respect" and "Morality" are born middle-aged; others, possibly due to their specific upbringing, remain questioning, uncerta...
Words, Words, Words
Words, Words, Words rated it
4.5 "Slouching Toward Bethlehem" by Joan Didion
I feel uneasy about reviewing Joan Didion's Slouching Towards Bethlehem. That it is, the idea of writing an essay about a collection of essays combines with something in her voice that makes me very aware that I am creating a sort of Russian nesting doll of commentary, but I will attempt it all the ...
Michelle
Michelle rated it
3.0 A collection of essays on 1960s California
"Our favorite people and our favorite stories become so not by any inherent virtue, but because they illustrate something deep in the grain, something unadmitted." All the essays are insightful and well written. However, I like some more than the others. So, I am only going to talk about those I lik...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
2.5 I'd rather read Things Fall Apart again
I read this in college and I was ambivalent. I was young and naive and ignorant and undecided about many things (this is still true - how the horizons of ignorance expand as we learn!), and Didion didn't help me because I couldn't decide whether to agree with her, and I couldn't feel what she felt o...
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