The Accidental Theologist
commented on If You and Joan Didion Were Onstage Together in Front of 2,000 People, What Would You Ask Her?
I wouldn't ask her this, not after the deaths of both husband and daughter, but still, it occurs to me to wonder if she still heads for the morgue when in a new place. She once wrote that she and her husband used to do that, on the theory that the morgue had much to reveal about what was really happening under wraps, as it were. Did they really do it regularly, or just once or twice (in Salvador, for instance)? Come to think of it, I don't even know where the Seattle morgue is...
Most of all, though, I want to know when her next book is coming out, because Didion is one of the handful of writers -- a very small handful -- who makes me want to read anything at all by her.