The official site for Joan Didion. Slouching Towards Bethlehem Paperback – 13 December 2017 by Joan Didion (Author) 4.4 out of 5 stars 330 ratings Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. ― Joan Didion, quote from Slouching Towards Bethlehem “There is a common superstition that “self-respect” is a kind of charm against snakes, something that keeps those who have it locked in some unblighted Eden, out of strange beds, ambivalent conversations, and trouble in general. Thoughts: I won “Slouching Towards Bethlehem” and two other Joan Didion books in a competition run by subscription box Reading in Heels.I chose to start with this one after doing a bit of research to find out which one was published first. Title: Slouching Towards Bethlehem Author: Joan Didion Narrator: Diane Keaton Publication Year: 1968 (this audio version: 2012) Pages: 238 (audio length: 6 hours 57 minutes) Genre: Non-Fiction, Essays Source: Audiobook version purchased from From the cover: Universally acclaimed from the time it was first published in 1968, Slouching Towards Bethlehem has been … More than any other book of its time, this collection captures the mood of 1960s America, especially the center of its counterculture, California. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The following link is a list of Didion’s books on Goodreads. I’d seen the name Joan Didion. Universally acclaimed when it was first published in 1968, Slouching Towards Bethlehem has become a modern classic. Buy Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion (ISBN: 9780671638092) from Amazon's Book Store. Slouching towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion, 2000, Modern Library edition, in English - Modern Library ed. Buy SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM by Didion (ISBN: 9780008284640) from Amazon's Book Store. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. I’ve a fourth book to read, from the library, The White Album. The other books are Blue Nights, South and West From a Notebook. First published in 1968, Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem is a collection of essays, largely about California and published mainly within the pages of The Saturday Evening Post across the previous decade.. Fifty years on, what is most striking about the collection is the writing, which is vivid and alive. Slouching Towards Bethlehem marks the third book I’ve read by Joan Didion.