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100 best non-fiction books - The Year of Magical Thinking

For 2016 Author Robert McCrum has compiled a list of the 100 best non-fiction books. These are “key texts in English that have shaped our literary culture and made us who we are”, in the Anglo-American English language tradition, the list covers “essential works of philosophy, drama, history, science and popular culture”. 240 more words


Teaser Tuesdays: A Year of Magical Thinking

This week’s Teaser Tuesdays is a book I had to re-read for book club and I must own it is not a favorite of mine.  I thought I might like it better on the reread but still find it more of a clinical exercise than actual prose. 603 more words


The Rising

Can’t see nothin’ in front of me
Can’t see nothin’ coming up behind
I make my way through this darkness
I can’t feel nothing but this chain that binds me… 966 more words


Joan Didion Is the New Face of Céline

Literary icon and permanent cool-girl Joan Didion is in the new ad for the high-end fashion house, Céline, to the delight and chagrin of all the English majors who can’t afford to buy Céline. 128 more words

Joan Didion Documentary

I was so excited when I came across this post in Harper’s Bazaar.  A documentary…about Joan Didion…two of my favourite things all in one!   157 more words


The Year of Magical Thinking-Joan Didion

I think I put this book on my Amazon wish list after reading about it in The End of Your Life Book Club.  I did not get to ordering it right away, a fact that was providential as when I put it on my list, I had suffered losses, but not the kind of loss I suffered since. 588 more words

An Interview with Joan Didion on the Year of Magical Thinking

“Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism. Her novels and essays explore the disintegration of American morals and cultural chaos, where the overriding theme is individual and social fragmentation. 36 more words

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