Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Seven Places of the Mind by Joan Didion

Joan Didion was one of the best chroniclers of life in California.  The essays collected in Slouching Towards Bethlehem make up the best portrait of California in the 1960’s that you’re likely to ever find. I hope people are still reading them fifty years from now.  The non-fiction essay is typically so tied up with its own time that it fails to remain widely read after its initial … Continue reading Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Seven Places of the Mind by Joan Didion