The Unz Review - Mobile
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
Joan Didion Archives
Joan Didion • 108 Items / 38 Reviews, 14 Books, 53 Articles, 3 Films
Show MoreShow AllFinding...Find More
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>
Sort by Showing ListingStampsCovers
Title Period
Publication Archives
Genre? /
Type? AllBooksFilmsReadableReviewsVerse
  1. After Henry (1992)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  2. The Big Rock Candy Figgy Pudding Pitfall
    The Saturday Evening Post, December 1978, pp. 38-39
  3. The big rock-candy figgy-pudding pitfall (The Human Comedy)
    The Saturday Evening Post, December 3, 1966, pp. 22-26
  4. [+]
    Black and White, Read All Over (Review)
    Hawaii, by James A. Michener
    1. Hawaii by James A. Michener
    National Review, December 5, 1959, p. 525
  5. A Book of Common Prayer (1977)
    9 Reviews, 3 Readable
  6. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Kreuger: Genius and Swindler, by Robert Shaplen
    1. Kreuger: Genius and Swindler by Robert Shaplen
    National Review, August 27, 1960, p. 124
  7. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Six Tales of the Jazz Age, and Other Stories, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    1. Six Tales of the Jazz Age, and Other Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    National Review, June 18, 1960, p. 403
  8. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Clock Without Hands, by Carson McCullers
    1. Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers
    National Review, January 30, 1962, p. 69
  9. Bosses make lousy lovers
    The Saturday Evening Post, January 30, 1965, pp. 34-39
  10. California dreaming
    (Points West)
    The Saturday Evening Post, October 21, 1967, pp. 26-28
  11. [+]
    A Celebration of Life (Review)
    Some People, Places, and Things That Will Not Appear in My Next Novel, by John Cheever
    1. Some People, Places, and Things That Will Not Appear in My Next Novel by John Cheever
    National Review, April 22, 1961, p. 254
  12. [+]
    Cheney: The Fatal Touch (15 Reviews)
    A Very Thin Line, by Theodore Draper
    1. A Very Thin Line by Theodore Draper
    2. Against All Enemies by Richard A. Clarke
    3. Burn Before Reading by Stansfield Turner
    4. Disarming Iraq by Hans Blix
    5. The Halliburton Agenda by Dan Briody
    6. My Year in Iraq by L. Paul Bremer III and Malcolm McConnell
    7. Now It's My Turn by Mary Cheney
    8. The One Percent Doctrine by Ron Suskind
    9. Plan of Attack by Bob Woodward
    10. The Rise and Rise of Richard B. Cheney by John Nichols
    11. Rise of the Vulcans by James Mann
    12. 31 Days~~Thirty-One Days by Barry Werth
    13. Torture and Truth by Mark Danner
    14. Worse Than Watergate by John W. Dean
    15. Years of Renewal by Henry Kissinger
    The New York Review of Books, October 5, 2006, pp. 51-55
  13. Clinton Agonistes
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1998, pp. 16-23
  14. Coming home
    The Saturday Evening Post, July 11, 1964, pp. 50-55
  15. Comrade Laski, C.P.U.S.A. (M.-L.)
    (Points West)
    The Saturday Evening Post, November 18, 1967, pp. 24-26
  16. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    Martha Stewart delivers
    The New Yorker, February 21, 2000, pp. 270-276
  17. [+]
    'The Day Was Hot and Still...' (Review)
    Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan, by Edmund Morris
    1. Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan by Edmund Morris
    The New York Review of Books, November 4, 1999, pp. 4-7
  18. [+]
    The Deferential Spirit (6 Reviews)
    The Choice, by Bob Woodward
    1. The Choice by Bob Woodward
    2. The Agenda: Inside the Clinton White House by Bob Woodward
    3. The Commanders by Bob Woodward
    4. Veil by Bob Woodward
    5. Wired by Bob Woodward
    6. The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong
    The New York Review of Books, September 19, 1996, pp. 14-19
  19. Democracy (1984)
    10 Reviews, 3 Readable
  20. [+]
    Discovery (2 Reviews)
    Finding the Center, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. Finding the Center by V.S. Naipaul
    2. Getting to Know the General by Graham Greene
    The New York Review of Books, October 11, 1984, pp. 10-12
  21. Dominick Dunne: After the Party (2008 Film)
  22. El Salvador
    Illusions
    The New York Review of Books, December 2, 1982, pp. 23-31
  23. The Election and the Future: A Symposium
    'Shooters, Inc.'
    The New York Review of Books, December 22, 1988, p. 22
  24. Et Tu, Mrs. Miniver
    National Review, January 2, 1960, p. 19
  25. [+]
    Evelyn Waugh: Gentleman in Battle (Review)
    The End of the Battle, by Evelyn Waugh
    1. The End of the Battle by Evelyn Waugh
    National Review, March 27, 1962, pp. 215-216
  26. Eye on the Prize
    The New York Review of Books, September 24, 1992, pp. 57-65
  27. Farewell to the enchanted city
    The Saturday Evening Post, January 14, 1967, pp. 62-68
  28. A Fateful Election
    The New York Review of Books, November 6, 2008, p. 10
  29. [+]
    Fiction (2 Reviews)
    The Edge of the Precipice
    1. Casanova's Chinese Restaurant by Anthony Powell
    2. The Nephew by James Purdy
    National Review, November 19, 1960, p. 315
  30. [+]
    Fiction (2 Reviews)
    Notes from a Summer Reader
    1. Ceremony in Lone Tree by Wright Morris
    2. Before You Go by Jerome Weidman
    National Review, September 10, 1960, p. 152
  31. [+]
    Fiction (3 Reviews)
    Notes from a Helpless Reader
    1. The Best and Worst of Times by Peter Sourian
    2. The House on Coliseum Street by Shirley Ann Grau
    3. The Lime Twig by John Hawkes
    National Review, July 15, 1961, p. 21
  32. [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (5 Reviews)
    Inadequate Mirrors
    1. The Affair by C.P. Snow
    2. The Dinner Party by Claude Mauriac
    3. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    4. Venetian Red by P.M. Pasinetti
    5. The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
    National Review, July 2, 1960, p. 430
  33. [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (3 Reviews)
    'That's Exactly How It Is'
    1. The Trend Is Up by Anthony West
    2. The Child Buyer by John Hersey
    3. Heroic Love by Edward Loomis
    National Review, October 22, 1960, p. 249
  34. [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (4 Reviews)
    Into the Underbrush
    1. A Sense of Values by Sloan Wilson
    2. Vangel Griffin by Herbert Lobsenz
    3. Death of Anger by Allan Seager
    4. Rabbit, Run by John Updike
    National Review, January 28, 1961, pp. 54-55
  35. [+]
    Finally (Fashionably) Spurious (Review)
    Franny and Zooey, by J.D. Salinger
    1. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
    National Review, November 18, 1961, p. 341
  36. God's Country
    The New York Review of Books, November 2, 2000, pp. 68-76
  37. Articles
    Going home
    (Points West)
    The Saturday Evening Post, June 3, 1967, pp. 8-11
  38. [+]
    The Golden Land (15 Reviews)
    The California Water Atlas, by William L. Kahrl
    1. The California Water Atlas by William L. Kahrl
    2. Battling the Inland Sea by Robert Lloyd Kelley
    3. Northern California, Oregon and the Sandwich Island by Charles Nordhoff
    4. A Companion to California by James D. Hart
    5. The Great Central Valley by Stephen Johnson, Gerald Haslam, and Robert Dawson, ...
    6. Papers in Honour of Josiah Royce on His Sixtieth Birthday by Josiah Royce
    7. California: A Study of American Character by Josiah Royce
    8. Josiah Royce: From Grass Valley to Harvard by Robert V. Hine
    9. Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915 by Kevin Starr
    10. California: The Great Exception by Carey McWilliams
    11. The Octopus by Frank Norris
    12. The Ranch Papers by Jane Hollister Wheelwright
    13. Up and Down California, 1860-1864 by William H. Brewer and Francis P. Farquhar
    14. The Bohemian Grove and Other Retreats by G. William Domhoff
    15. The Greatest Men's Party on Earth by John van der Zee
    The New York Review of Books, October 21, 1993, pp. 85-94
  39. Hawaii: Taps at Pearl Harbor
    The Saturday Evening Post, December 17, 1966, pp. 22-29
  40. Hippies: Slouching towards Bethlehem
    The Saturday Evening Post, September 23, 1967, pp. 25-31
  41. [+]
    Hollywood: Having Fun (2 Reviews)
    Memo from David O. Selznick, by Rudy Behlmer and David O. Selznick
    1. Memo from David O. Selznick by Rudy Behlmer and David O. Selznick
    2. Figures of Light by Stanley Kauffmann
    The New York Review of Books, March 22, 1973, pp. 15-17
  42. 'How can I tell them there's nothing left?'
    The Saturday Evening Post, May 7, 1966, pp. 38-49
  43. The Howard Hughes underground
    (Points West)
    The Saturday Evening Post, September 23, 1967, pp. 22-24
  44. I Can't Get That Monster Out of My Mind
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1964, pp. 629-635
  45. I'll Take Romance
    National Review, September 24, 1963, pp. 246-248
  46. In El Salvador
    The New York Review of Books, November 4, 1982, pp. 9-17
  47. In El Salvador
    Soluciones
    The New York Review of Books, November 18, 1982, pp. 31-54
  48. Insider Baseball
    The New York Review of Books, October 27, 1988, pp. 19-31
  49. The Insidious Ethic of Conscience
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1965, pp. 625-627
  50. Interview
    The Art of Fiction LXXI
    The Paris Review, Fall 1978, pp. 142-163
  51. John Wayne: A love song
    The Saturday Evening Post, August 14, 1965, pp. 76-79
  52. The Last Thing He Wanted (1996)
    6 Reviews
  53. Letter from California: Trouble in Lakewood
    Lakewood, once heralded as one of California's postwar boomtowns, is now infamous as th...
    The New Yorker, July 26, 1993, pp. 46-49
  54. Letter from Los Angeles
    The New Yorker, September 5, 1988, pp. 80-88
  55. Letter from Los Angeles
    The New Yorker, April 24, 1989, pp. 88-99
  56. Letter from Los Angeles
    The New Yorker, September 4, 1989, pp. 92-99
  57. Letter from Los Angeles
    The New Yorker, February 26, 1990, pp. 87-95
  58. [+]
    Letter from 'Manhattan' (3 Reviews)
    Manhattan (1979 Film), by Woody Allen
    1. Manhattan (1979 Film) by Woody Allen
    2. Interiors (1978 Film) by Woody Allen
    3. Annie Hall (1977 Film) by Woody Allen
    The New York Review of Books, August 16, 1979, pp. 18-19
  59. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 19, 1973, pp. 43-48
  60. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 11, 1979, p. 51
  61. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1987, pp. 61-64
  62. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, March 7, 1991, pp. 53-56
  63. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1998, pp. 76-80
  64. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 8, 1998, pp. 56-60
  65. Life and Letters
    Last Words
    The New Yorker, November 9, 1998, pp. 74-79
  66. [+]
    Life at Court (6 Reviews)
    What I Saw at the Revolution, by Peggy Noonan
    1. What I Saw at the Revolution by Peggy Noonan
    2. Jean Howard's Hollywood by James Watters and Jean Howard
    3. My Turn by Nancy Reagan and William Novak
    4. At Reagan's Side by Helene von Damm
    5. Behind the Scenes by Michael K. Deaver and Mickey Herskowitz
    6. Speaking My Mind by Ronald Reagan
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1989, pp. 3-10
  67. [+]
    The Lion King (Review)
    Ronald Reagan, by Dinesh D'Souza
    1. Ronald Reagan by Dinesh D'Souza
    The New York Review of Books, December 18, 1997, pp. 13-19
  68. 'The Lion King'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, March 5, 1998, p. 47
  69. [+]
    Marks of Identity (Review)
    A Burnt-Out Case, by Graham Greene
    1. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene
    National Review, March 25, 1961, p. 190
  70. Marriage a la Mode
    National Review, August 13, 1960, p. 90
  71. Marrying the absurd
    (Points West)
    The Saturday Evening Post, December 16, 1967, pp. 18-20
  72. Miami (1987)
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  73. Miami
    'La Lucha'
    The New York Review of Books, June 11, 1987, pp. 15-18
  74. Miami
    The New York Review of Books, May 28, 1987, pp. 43-47
  75. Miami: Exiles
    The New York Review of Books, June 25, 1987, pp. 35-38
  76. [+]
    Movies: Smellie on Seventh Avenue (2 Reviews)
    Behind the Great Wall (1958 Film), by Carlo Lizzani
    1. Behind the Great Wall (1958 Film) by Carlo Lizzani
    2. Scent of Mystery (1960 Film) by Jack Cardiff
    National Review, January 30, 1960, p. 83
  77. [+]
    Movies: Wayne at the Alamo (Review)
    The Alamo (1960 Film), by John Wayne
    1. The Alamo (1960 Film) by John Wayne
    National Review, December 31, 1960, pp. 414-415
  78. New York
    Sentimental Journeys
    The New York Review of Books, January 17, 1991, pp. 45-56
  79. New York in the Fifties (2001 Film)
  80. Obama: In the Irony-Free Zone
    The New York Review of Books, December 18, 2008, pp. 18-19
  81. Play It As It Lays (1970)
    A Novel
    8 Reviews, 1 Readable
  82. Political Fictions (2001)
    6 Reviews, 1 Readable
  83. Questions About the New Fiction
    National Review, November 30, 1965, pp. 1100-1101
  84. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Winter of Our Discontent, by John Steinbeck
    1. The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck
    National Review, January 16, 1962, p. 33
  85. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Pigeon Feathers, and Other Stories, by John Updike
    1. Pigeon Feathers, and Other Stories by John Updike
    National Review, June 19, 1962, p. 452
  86. Rock of ages
    (Points West)
    The Saturday Evening Post, July 1, 1967, pp. 24-26
  87. Run River (1963)
    1 Review
  88. Salvador (1983)
    8 Reviews, 2 Readable
  89. The Santa Ana
    (Points West)
    The Saturday Evening Post, August 26, 1967, pp. 20-22
  90. The seacoast of despair
    (Points West)
    The Saturday Evening Post, July 29, 1967, pp. 20-26
  91. [+]
    Sentimental Education (Review)
    Every Secret Thing, by Patricia Campbell Hearst and Alvin Moscow
    1. Every Secret Thing by Patricia Campbell Hearst and Alvin Moscow
    The New York Review of Books, March 18, 1982, pp. 3-6
  92. [+]
    Seventeen Interns, One Golk (2 Reviews)
    The Interns, by Richard Frede
    1. The Interns by Richard Frede
    2. Golk by Richard G. Stern
    National Review, May 7, 1960, p. 305
  93. Shotgun Freeway (1995 Film)
  94. Slouching Towards Bethlehem (1968)
    Essays
    2 Reviews
  95. Books, Arts, Manners
    [+]
    A Social Eye (Review)
    An American Dream, by Norman Mailer
    1. An American Dream by Norman Mailer
    National Review, April 20, 1965, p. 329
  96. [+]
    'Something Horrible' in El Salvador (Review)
    The Massacre at El Mozote, by Mark Danner
    1. The Massacre at El Mozote by Mark Danner
    The New York Review of Books, July 14, 1994, pp. 8-12
  97. [+]
    Spring Fiction (5 Reviews)
    Two Up for America
    1. Aimez-Vous Brahms? by Francoise Sagan
    2. Ritual in the Dark by Colin Wilson
    3. From the Hand of the Hunter by John Braine
    4. The Magic Christian by Terry Southern
    5. The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O'Connor
    National Review, April 9, 1960, p. 240
  98. [+]
    The Teachings of Speaker Gingrich (2 Reviews)
    1945~~Nineteen Forty-Five, by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
    1. 1945~~Nineteen Forty-Five by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
    2. To Renew America by Newt Gingrich
    The New York Review of Books, August 10, 1995, pp. 7-10
  99. [+]
    Uncovered Washington (3 Reviews)
    Uncovering Clinton, by Michael Isikoff
    1. Uncovering Clinton by Michael Isikoff
    2. Active Faith by Ralph Reed
    3. Slouching Towards Gomorrah by Robert H. Bork
    The New York Review of Books, June 24, 1999, pp. 72-79
  100. [+]
    Varieties of Madness (3 Reviews)
    The Unabomber Manifesto, by Theodore Kaczynski
    1. The Unabomber Manifesto by Theodore Kaczynski
    2. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar
    3. Drawing Life by David H. Gelernter
    The New York Review of Books, April 23, 1998, pp. 17-21
  101. Washington in Miami
    The New York Review of Books, July 16, 1987, pp. 22-31
  102. [+]
    The Way We Live Now (Review)
    The Wapshot Scandal, by John Cheever
    1. The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever
    National Review, March 24, 1964, pp. 237-239
  103. We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live (2006)
    Collected Nonfiction
    2 Reviews
  104. Where I Was From (2003)
    7 Reviews
  105. The White Album (1979)
    11 Reviews, 3 Readable
  106. [+]
    Without Regret or Hope (Review)
    The Return of Eva Peron, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. The Return of Eva Peron by V.S. Naipaul
    The New York Review of Books, June 12, 1980, pp. 20-21
  107. Books, Arts, Manners
    [+]
    The World Was His Oyster (Review)
    The Founding Father, by Richard J. Whalen
    1. The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen
    National Review, December 1, 1964, p. 1064
  108. The Year of Magical Thinking (2005)
    6 Reviews
  109. No Items Found