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Source:  Bustle

If every mansplainer were as ardent about telling people to read Joan Didion’s “Slouching Towards Bethlehem” as they are about David Foster Wallace’s “Infinite Jest,” the world would likely be a better place.

That’s not to say that either book is better than the other — they’re too different to compare, really — but the more exposure that people have to the former, the better.

Perhaps that day has come, as Didion is the subject of a new Netflix documentary, “The Center Will Not Hold,” that gives an intimate glimpse into the iconic writer’s eclectic, heartbreak-heavy life.

The film is worth viewing by all, but for writers, Netflix’s Didion doc is essential viewing, acting as a masterclass in how a true virtuoso approaches her craft.

“Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold” will be available on Netflix beginning  on Friday, Oct. 27.

Read the story at Bustle.

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