About: Joan Didion

Joan Didion is a writer of novels and literary journalism. Her best known works include Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Play It As It Lays, and The Year of Magical Thinking. Didion's Slouching Towards Bethlehem appeared in the September 23, 1967, issue of the Post.

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Joan Didion in a crowd
Slouching Towards Bethlehem

In her transformative essay from 1967, Joan Didion takes a closer look at the dark side of the Haight-Ashbury counterculture during the Summer of Love. More