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BOOKMARK THIS: 17 Personal Essays That Will Change Your Life

Bookmark this BuzzFeed list including seventeen essays that will change your life. Topping and closing the list is the recipient of the 2013 PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement award, Joan Didion, with her pieces "Goodbye To All That" and "The White Album".

BuzzFeed states, "...this essay contains everything there is to love about Didion — her sharp eye, her unbelievable concision, her expression of emotions that are real and contradictory."

Nora Ephron's essay "A Few Words About Breasts" is also on the list.You can read the essay on our blog here.

Read the full BuzzFeed list here.

For more information on Joan Didion and The 2013 Literary Awards, click here.