Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the greatest modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. “Didion has the instincts of an exceptional reporter and the focus of a historian . . . a novelist’s appreciation of the surreal.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review Whether she’s writing about civil war in Central America, political scurrility in Washington, or the tightl -braided myths and realities of her native California, Joan Didion expresses an unblinking vision of the truth. Vintage Didionincludes three chapters fromMiami;an excerpt fromSalvador; and three separate essays fromAfter Henrythat cover topics from Ronald Reagan to the Central Park jogger case.Also included is “Clinton Agonistes” fromPolitical Fictions,and “Fixed Opinions, or the Hinge of History,” a scathing analysis of the ongoing war on terror.