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Acclaimed American writer Joan Didion died on Thursday at the age of 87

American writer, author and essayist Joan Didion died on Thursday at the age of 87 in her New York home….


Acclaimed American writer Joan Didion died on Thursday at the age of 87

American writer, author and essayist Joan Didion died on Thursday at the age of 87 in her New York home. Didion — whose prominent work includes essay collections Slouching Towards Bethlehem and The White Album, among others — died from complications due to Parkinson’s Disease, according to her publisher.

Joan Didion, the author of “The Year of Magical Thinking,” “Slouching Towards Bethlehem” and “The White Album,” to name a few, died on Thursday. She was also a prolific writer.

Revered journalist and author Joan Didion died Thursday at her home in New York City due to complications from Parkinson’s disease, her longtime publisher confirms.

What people are saying?

jon michael running Sad to hear that one of the most singular voices of a generation and more after has passed. She had the surgical precision of a surgeon in dissecting the moods and issues through the last half of the 20th Century. I will miss her voice.

Dave Joan Didion was a client of my Dad and I had the pleasure of meeting her at her home in Brentwood in the late 1970s. She could not have been nicer or more welcoming. Such a wonderful woman.

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