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    • In Gratitude

    • By: Jenny Diski
    • Narrated by: Kim Hicks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    In August 2014 Jenny Diski was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer and given 'two or three years' to live. She didn't know how to react. All responses felt scripted, laden with cliché. Being a writer, she decided to write about it (grappling with the unoriginality even of this) and to tell a story she had not yet told: that of being taken in, aged 15, by the author Doris Lessing and the subsequent 50 years of their complex relationship.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A sad way to die

    • By Miguel R-C on 08-28-18

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The New Yorker, September 26th 2011 (David Owen, Peter Hessler, Jenny Diski)

    • By: David Owen, Peter Hessler, Jenny Diski
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    "Membership Dues", by Steve Coll; "Live from New Jersey", by Alec Wilkinson; "Attica Is All of Us", by Ian Frazier; "Jobs and the G.O.P.", by James Surowiecki; "Survival of the Fitted", by David Owen; "Dr. Don", by Peter Hessler; "The Secret Shopper", by Jenny Diski; and "Road Kill", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95