Posts tagged spotify
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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Literary Soundtracks: Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong

This week's playlist is based off of Ocean Vuong's book of poetry called "Night Sky With Exit Wounds." Vuong, a master of language and imagery, describes the indescribable. From violent tragedy to generational trauma to beautiful heritage, he covers so much ground with precision, and paradoxically is full of indulgence and restraint…

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