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Didion was a leading figure of the New Journalism movement in the 1960s and '70s and an enduring literary influence. ...
Joan Didion, the revered author and essayist whose provocative social commentary and detached, methodical literary voice made her a uniquely clear-eyed critic of a uniquely turbulent time, has died. She was 87. ...
In the face of the failure of narrative to make sense of life, she found meaning in the particular. ...
Joan Didion offered warnings about the emptiness of the left-wing counterculture -- warnings that still resonate today. ...

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