People often said that he finished sentences for me. Well, he did. He was between me and the world. He not only answered the telephone; he finished my sentences. He was the baffle between me and the world at large.
—Joan Didion, Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold
ICYMI, my latest film conversation with Gregory Giles is up at Berfrois, this time on Joan Didion, David Foster Wallace, Mary Karr, and who really gets tortured by tortured geniuses:
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