John Gregory Dunne

John Gregory Dunne (1932–2003) was a journalist, novelist, critic and screenwriter. He was married to writer Joan Didion, whose book The Year of Magical Thinking describes the aftermath of his death from a heart attack in 2003. He was a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and the New Yorker, and is the author of more than ten books, including Vegas: A Memoir of a Dark Season, Harp and Playland.