I-Land is where memories and experiences turn into short stories, personal journal entries and narration in first person, part memoir, part fiction, exploring topics such as the relation between humans and the societies they live in.

Joan Didion’s The White Album: Like Fine Medicine

IMPOSSIBLE TO DO: Finish a Joan Didion book in a few days. No matter how determined I am to get through the text it always gets me — a few pages in and I put the book aside and think about what I’ve read for hours, maybe days. Like fine medicine, it compels its own dosage, impossible to rush.

Today’s reading: In The Islands — a series of reflections on life in Hawaii and what that meant to the young author at the time.