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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

What did you read this week? Here’s what got us talking.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s what we read this week:

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Books

Blue Nights, Red Soles

Roughly halfway through Blue Nights, Joan Didion’s most recent release, she quotes something her daughter once said: “Like when someone dies, don’t dwell on it.” Once the phrase is spoken, it returns throughout the remainder of the essay, almost a touchstone for both Didion and her reader. 

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On Keeping A Notebook

I think we are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn up unannounced and surprise us, come hammering on the mind’s door at 4 a.m. of a bad night and demand to know who deserted them, who […]