Aggressive Didion

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A snippet of an old Joan Didion interview with Tom Brokaw surfaced on Twitter recently.

Asked if she becomes a different person when sitting at the typewriter, Didion says it makes her feel completely in control over the “tiny, tiny world.” “It’s the only way I can be aggressive,” she says.


Jessie Wood is a writer, reader, and journalist based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated from Westminster College with a degree in Creative Writing in 2010. She writes for SLUG Magazine, a free local Salt Lake City magazine, about the many faces of electronic music. More from this author →