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(Much Delayed) June Reading Wrapup

Number of books read: 4
Number of pages read: 900ish
Best book: The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir
Most disappointing read: Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala… 50 more words

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The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

I hadn’t read Joan Didion since high school, and I thought it was high time for that to change. I may have picked the wrong book to start with. 178 more words

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Well, lucky for you – I’ve decided to continue my musings on death. I’m sure this is getting to obsession level, but thankfully no one reads this. 658 more words


Grief and The Year of Magical Thinking

Grief, when it comes, is nothing we expect it to be.

~ From The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion

I don’t like to think about death.

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The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didon

Joan Didon’s husband died on December 30, 2003. He had a massive heart attack. 10 months later, she began to write about the experience.

The Year of Magical Thinking… 270 more words

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Communal eating and California

Ten of us went to California in early summer. We stayed in Inverness, an hour north of San Francisco, nestled along Tomales Bay, half way up Mount Vision. 1,160 more words


Book Review: The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

My Rating: 4.5 stars

Title: The Year of Magical Thinking

Author: Joan Didion

Pub Date: February 13, 2007

Pages: 227

For People Who Like: Poetic Writing, Self-Reflection, and Nonfiction… 448 more words

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