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Alexandra Molotkow

Alexandra Molotkow is a writer and an editor at Real Life magazine.

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What Joni Allows

The beautifully opaque life, and work, of Joni Mitchell November 2017
Waiting to meet Joni Mitchell for the first time, biographer David Yaffe was so nervous that he crushed his wine glass. The restaurant staff told him not to worry; she was actually very nice. After closing time they returned to Mitchell’s home, where the artist hopped from topic to topic—art to film to environmental disaster—occasionally throwing barbs at her contemporaries—“it was all delivered with a joie de vivre,” Yaffe…