When I saw Joan Didion in conversation with Vendela Vida I was listening so intently I only made a few notes.
November 15, 2011
24 - Her mother told her it was her favorite year.
24 - She reads a passage she has written about being a little girl and describing what her life will be like when she is 24. She is wearing a sable coat and dark sunglasses. She will be on the front steps of a South American public building. She will be getting a divorce.
24 - After her husband died she no longer felt 24 because he was the last person who'd known her when she was 24.