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Literary Soundtracks: Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion

Today, our playlist is inspired by Joan Didion's novel, Play It As It Lays, originally published in 1970. The novel centers on Maria Wyeth, a woman in the 1970s confined in a psychiatric hospital. What unfolds in Maria’s history is somehow both comforting and alienating, baffling and yet still incredibly knowable. I found myself drawn to soundscapes…

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