Joan Didion - The Year of Magical Thinking
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In THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING, Joan Didion writes an account of her life since the 2003 death of her husband, John Gregory Dunne.... Read More
In THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING, Joan Didion writes an account of her life since the 2003 death of her husband, John Gregory Dunne. Didion's grief was profound and debilitating; she and Dunne had been married for nearly 40 years, during which they were hardly ever apart. But in the course of her mourning period, she also gained crucial insights into herself, her marriage, death, and loss. Winner of the 2005 National Book Award for Nonfiction and named one of the 10 Best Books of 2005 by the New York Times. Minimize
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3 Reviews from Epinions.com
Apr 21, 2006
IF YOU'RE IN A LIFE PARTNERSHIP - READ THIS BOOK!
Pros: Beautifully written outstanding insight into successful survivorship. A MUST!
Cons: Makes you vividly aware of the inevitability of death.
Anyone in a life partnership must realize there will be a survivor - read this book to help you learn how to survive!! Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 25, 2008
A beautiful, candid, honest portrait of loss and love
Pros: Joan Didion's writing is clear and candid, and her experience is poignant and universal
Cons: This book would be simultaneously comforting and therapeutic yet somewhat difficult to read for bereaved
A beautiful book, insightful, intelligent, and appropriate for all ages Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 29, 2009
I love you More than a day
Pros: Makes you hope to have someone that would miss you this much if you died.
Cons: Some people will find the way she grieves politically incorrect and sad.
Her writing is elegant and she strings her words together like a necklace of perfect pearls. That is what made this readable for me. Read More at Epinions.com