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Chloe Diski and Deborah Friedell on Jenny Diski
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Chloe Diski and Deborah Friedell on Jenny Diski

To celebrate the publication of Why Didn't You Just Do What You Were Told?, a new collection of Jenny Diski’s LRB essays, chosen and introduced by Mary-Kay Wilmers, Deborah Friedell talked to Jenny Diski’s daughter, journalist Chloe Diski, about the writer’s life and work.

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