We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: Collected Nonfiction by Joan Didion
A definitive compilation of essays and nonfiction writings spanning more than forty years includes the author's reflections on politics, lifestyle, place, and cultural figures, including her studies of Haight-Ashbury, the Manson family, the Black Panthers, California earthquakes, Bill Clinton and Kenneth Starr, and much more.
The 912th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - The 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years (Parade Magazine)
- - 100 Major Works of Modern Creative Nonfiction (About.com)