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Podcasts from Spectator writers
It doesn’t need to die; it just needs to find a life beyond its author
By Francesca Peacock
She was a woman to whom words mattered, whether writing about the Sixties gone wrong or California identity
Joan Didion got inside all of us
Siri Hustvedt and saving the personal essay
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.