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The Year of Magical Thinking
The Year of Magical Thinking | Joan Didion
From one of America's iconic writers, a portrait of a marriage and a life in good times and bad that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. A stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their only daughter, Quintana, fall ill. At first they thought it was flu, then pneumonia, then complete sceptic shock. She was put into an induced coma and placed on life support. Days later the night before New Years Eve the Dunnes were just sitting down to dinner after visiting the hospital when John suffered a massive and fatal coronary. In a second, this close, symbiotic partnership of 40 years was over. Four weeks later, their daughter pulled through. Two months after that, arriving at LA airport, she collapsed and underwent six hours of brain surgery at UCLA Medical Centre to relieve a massive hematoma. This powerful book is Didions attempt to make sense of the weeks and then months that cut loose any fixed idea I ever had about death, about illness ... about marriage and children and memory ... about the shallowness of sanity, about life itself. The result is an exploration of an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage, and a life, in good times and bad.
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Eggs
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Joan‘s eloquent memoir of losing her husband resonated with me...

#memoir

#gratefulreads

@OriginalCyn620
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚😢 2mo
Come-read-with-me @Eggs Sounds like an emotionally challenging book. 💔 2mo
Eggs @Come-read-with-me It was poignant but not melodramatic. It was a salve for my wounds: I found this book shortly after my husband passed 2mo
Come-read-with-me @eggs I‘m glad that it was something that helped to ease the pain. I can‘t even begin to imagine how deep a loss that must have been and am genuinely sorry for your loss. 2mo
Eggs Thank you ever so much for your kind words. Didion could put into words what I couldn‘t at the time... 2mo
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kellyann28
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Amazon thinks all I read now is fantasy, I think I need to break it up 😂

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Emilymdxn
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I‘ve had a very busy month in August traveling to three different countries and being run off my feet so I did a good amount of reading! Some really great books - Ducks Newburyport, To Be Taught If Fortunate and Year of Magical Thinking were all 10/10 perfect books so it‘s been a brilliant month overall for books

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Billypar
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Pickpick

Although this technically follows a linear timeline starting with the night her husband dies, Didion writes it in spirals, returning over and over to thoughts and memories she had at the time. In doing so, she captures the mental life of grief in exacting detail--all the guilt, detachment, and fantasies that the death is somehow temporary. That Didion was able to write with such insight and clarity about this experience is pretty incredible.

Cathythoughts Great review! You explain it very well 👍🏻♥️ 5mo
Tanisha_A Gosh! This is also super on my list. Love your review! 5mo
Leftcoastzen What a wonderful review of an amazing book. 5mo
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Emilymdxn
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Definitely a pick of the year for me. This meditation on grief and its impact on your thought processes and your whole life was so important and special I‘m going to buy a physical copy so I‘ll have it when my mental health is bad next. I saw so much of my own way of thinking in Joan Didion‘s struggles following the death of her husband and I see myself rereading this over and over again.

Cathythoughts Such a good book ♥️💔I see in the first year of grieving so much magical thinking ... such a helpful book as a therapist too (edited) 5mo
Billypar I just read this, and felt the same: she provided nuanced sense of what grief is actually like, beyond just the sadness and distress. Also read the audio, but probably would have been better in print given how good she is at the sentence level (didn't stop me from placing a hold on the Blue Nights audio though). 5mo
Emilymdxn @Cathythoughts that‘s really interesting to hear! I once described to a therapist how I felt about lots of things in my life (not specifically in response to grief I guess more generally) and she said what I was describing was magical thinking but I struggled a lot with what that term meant, this book has helped me understand those thoughts. I feel like maybe it‘s easier to get your head round when you see it happen to someone else 5mo
Emilymdxn @billypar I read blue nights on audio and thought it was incredible but I agree with you about Joan Didion‘s writing being so suited to reading in print. I‘d really like to get a physical copy and reread it that way. I quite rarely read paper books, I have issues with my hands that make it painful to do regularly, but I can do it sometimes, but Joan Didion seems so worth it I want to make her one of those writers 5mo
Blaire Agree. @cathythoughts @billypar I read this years ago and then read it again after my dad died and it really helped me process his death. I‘ve recommended multiple times. It was the book that seemed to get it. 5mo
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ForCuriosity
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Starting this today. Eve though it‘s for school I‘m excited to start it. Hope it goes well!

Cathythoughts I loved this book ... 6mo
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CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian
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Mehso-so

To be honest, I found most of this memoir about grief underwhelming. I feel a little bad saying that about a book about something as sad and intimate as your husband dying, but there it is. There were some occasional lovely turns of phrase. I also found reading about this rich white lady's unexamined life of privilege to be tedious and all the stuff about the American health care system fucked up but simultaneously not interesting?

Prairiegirl_reading I dfn‘d this. Completely agreed about the unexamined and privileged life. I just couldn‘t. Then I gave the book away which I rarely do. 7mo
Cathythoughts I think the title is perfect.... how one comes to terms with death & being a widow ... magical thinking describes the first year, privileged or not ... 7mo
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Eggs
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Naj So true! 9mo
Cathythoughts Yes ! So true ♥️ 9mo
TrishB Yep 😢 9mo
paulfrankspencer What a beautiful and difficult book from a brilliant man. Fascinating to see into the heart of a great theologian. 9mo
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Eggs
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#magical #literaryluck @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88
Some of the magical books in my repertoire

vkois88 Oh, how is the Marie Kongo book??? I've been meaning to watch her show on Netflix. I feel like I could learn a lot 😕 lol 10mo
Eggs I read both her books but haven‘t seen the show. I like her practical approach to “stuff”; but “does it spark joy?” could mean many different things. What do you think? @vkois88 10mo
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EadieB
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vkois88 👍👍👍 10mo
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Christinak
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This is my attempt to make sense of the period that followed, weeks and then months that cut loose any fixed idea I had ever had about death, about illness, about probability and #luck, about good fortune and bad, about marriage and children and memory, about grief, about the ways in which people do and do not deal with the fact that life ends, about the shallowness of sanity, about life itself.

#QuotsyMar19 #31DaysOfNonFiction

Smrloomis I was surprised to find I loved this book, even though it was of course sad in some ways. 10mo
gradcat Joan Didion is a marvel! 10mo
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Coffeedaily
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“Time is the school in which we learn.” Her husband‘s name is spelled out in blue letters.

Crazeedi I never realized that! 11mo
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Eggs
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The heartache of loss and grief told in a way unlike any other
#heartache #literarylove @vkois88 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Cathythoughts Loved this one ♥️💔 11mo
vkois88 Oh my goodness 😢😢😢 11mo
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Valeka
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Post-work wind down - a fluffy dog, comfy old jeans, and some trail mix.

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Christinak
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Pickpick

This is the memoir of the year after her husband‘s death. This is a hard read. This is a very raw honest and powerful look at grief and mourning. She writes with such detail and emotion. Reading this has made me immensely grateful that I have had people in my life to remember the minutiae of life with and has caused me to reflect and slow down and celebrate the people I have in my life now. This beautifully written and worth the read.

BarbaraTheBibliophage Great review. This is an intense read. 11mo
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ephemeralwaltz
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I don't mean to undermine Didion's experience (obviously) but I didn't fully connect to her writing in this visceral and heart-wrenching memoir, regardless. This is a powerful book about the year that follows Didion's husband's death, the year she spent wishing him back, her year of magical thinking. Maybe I spaced out this read too far these past weeks, or maybe it just wasn't the time for me to be reading it...

ephemeralwaltz I might be a more suitable audience for her fiction than her autobiography/journalism as I mainly read fiction. Oh boy can she write! I've taken to marking up my reads (in pencil) so I actively engaged with many of the passages in this. 3⭐ but this is a sure case of "it's not you, it's me." 11mo
Cathythoughts I did really love this book. And the whole idea of that year of magical thinking made such sense to me .... strangely I‘m not rushing to read her other books ... but I did love this one 11mo
ephemeralwaltz @Cathythoughts that's wonderful! It was an interesting concept to think about in the whole framework of grief... 11mo
CuriousG I have to agree with you - I wanted to love it and was drawn to the concept of it, but somehow fell short of connecting with it the way so many people do. I read it a few years after my husband almost died, and not long after my brother died, so I was hoping I could really feel something more. It was so disappointing I've not been able to read Blue Nights, and ut has been sitting on my nightstand for over 3 years 😔 11mo
CuriousG *it* 11mo
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bookish_wookish
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Thank you!!! @donnalyy Im excited to read this! This is one of those books i added to my TBR that takes me out of my “book comfort zone”❤️ Thank you again! #justabookswap

AmyG Excellent book. 11mo
TheBookKeepers Yay!! Happy it arrived and you love it!! 11mo
donnalyy You are so welcome ☺️ I‘m glad the book made it there. Hopefully the read is worth your while! 11mo
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Valeka
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This is very accurate.

AmyG Such a beautiful, heartbreaking book. 11mo
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Valeka
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Today feels like a good day for some peppermint tea and Joan Didion.

Coffeedaily Love your mug. Did you make it? 11mo
Valeka @Coffeedaily Thank you! No, I didn‘t make it but I wish I did! 11mo
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Macnjen
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Audiobook. Enjoyable enough narration but this seemed to be a whole lot of name dropping and description of how wealthy the family was and to whom they were connected. I don‘t feel closure with the daughter‘s situation and don‘t see how that year was indeed magical. Maybe I‘m just being a skeptic. I did like the first half of the books but the second half fell short for me.#litsyAtoZ @BookishMarginalia

8little_paws She wrote a different book about her daughter 12mo
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ephemeralwaltz
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Coffee break + my first time reading Joan Didion!

HannaPolkadots Enjoy!😀 12mo
britt_brooke I love her writing! 12mo
ephemeralwaltz @HannaPolkadots thank you! I did 😍 12mo
ephemeralwaltz @britt_brooke I have a feeling I'm going to love her! 12mo
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Macnjen
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So while listening to The Witch Elm for the #litsyAtoZchallenge, it expired. With others on the list waiting I had to rerequest the audiobook and now I‘m 100 out of 100 to receive it. I had 4 chapters left. So, new audiobook for the challenge is this one. @BookishMarginalia Now I have 3 going at once!

BookishMarginalia I hate it when that happens — for me it was today in the middle of 12mo
Lea O. M. G. 100/100?? I‘ve gone to request a few books they say I have approx a 6 month wait! 12mo
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Rachel.Rencher
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The first part of this book made me so sad. Didion's husband died, and the first thing she wanted to do was talk to him about it. She was so lost without him. 😔

I can't imagine what I'd ever do without Lucas. By the time I'm 32, I'll have spent over half my life with him (crazy, right?). I'm hoping we're just one of those old couples that goes out holding hands in bed at 100 years old. ❤

Lucas.Rencher It sounds so sad! 😭 12mo
CouronneDhiver I hope for that too... 🥰 12mo
CouronneDhiver The being together at 100, I mean 12mo
SheilaChew I really liked this book. It was sad but hopeful and real. She is a great writer. 12mo
mdhughes72 I remember the moment when my true love and I had been together more than half our lives. That was three years ago, and we‘re still going strong! 11mo
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eloreads
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Pickpick

Any nonfiction is hard to rate so I will not be rating this. I didn‘t necessarily like it, but I don‘t thing I‘m really the audience for this. However, I still think it‘s worth a read.

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Eggs
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1️⃣ Year of Magical Thinking
2️⃣ Malala Yousefzai
3️⃣ Young Frankenstein
4️⃣ Yams
#manicmonday #lettery @JoScho

JoScho 😚💜 12mo
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clairemaire34
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“Grief turns out to be a place none of us know until you reach it.”

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Eggs
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Leftcoastzen So much love for Joan! 1y
emilyhaldi This is a real tear-jerker!!😰 1y
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KarmonR
Bailedbailed

I have seen this book on several lists of favorites over the years and thought it was time to give it a try. It simply wasn‘t to my taste. Well-written but the pace was glacial. I kept comparing it to Sontag‘s Illness as Metaphor, which approaches illness with a similar blend of personal experience and research, and Didion didn‘t have the same ability to move me forward through the experience. Had to bail.

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Eggs
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#memoirmonday #readingresolutions @Jess7
This was enlightening to me while grieving for my husband

AmyG Such a beautiful, heartbreaking book. 1y
Cathythoughts Great quote & I love this picture ... I love black & yellow together 🖤💛 1y
Cathythoughts And I loved this book 💔 1y
Eggs @AmyG @Cathythoughts 💗😘♥️😍 1y
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savvy24

Grief is different. Grief has no distance. Grief comes in waves, paroxysms, sudden apprehensions that weaken the knees and blind the eyes and obliterate the dailiness of life.

CouronneDhiver Yes! Very true 1y
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sahilbert
Pickpick

A beautifully written piece on what it is to grieve. I learned a lot from this book as I myself suffered a complex trauma.

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Cathythoughts
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this book was about letting him go & accepting he is gone , a long process. The support girl singer/songwriter for Rufus Wainwright ( we saw him recently) had a deeply touching song ... “ thankyou for the gift of your suffering “ and that‘s what this book is for me ... thankyou , for sharing the details of your memories, for the many rituals of your domestic life together 💔

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Cathythoughts
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“ Why Do you always have to be right, I remember John saying.
It was a complaint , a charge, a part of a fight .
He never understood that in my own mind I was never right. “

I always ask this question about relationships. my Parents relationship, my own relationships ... this drive for people to have the right answer. “ I‘m right “ For me this is such an insight ( blind spot on my part noted ) 💔 loving Joan Didion‘s insight & honosty

Sophoclessweetheart This book broke my heart. I couldn‘t even finish it. I‘d really like to one day but I picked it up hoping it would help me but found it was much much to close to the loss of my grandma to be able to cope 🤭🖤 1y
Cathythoughts @Sorceryandswords it‘s so good. And you know it‘s there when you‘re ready to read it. I think it‘s very helpful ❤️isn‘t it so good how close you you were / are to your grandma ... she would be so happy to know this. 1y
Sophoclessweetheart Thank you Cathy. That means a lot 🖤 1y
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Cathythoughts
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#HeatOfJuly #theFlame from THe Year of Magical Thinking . “ Fires said we were home , we had drawn the circle, we were safe through the night. I lit the candles “

I started this one last night. Powerful writing. So true about the fire .. and ones own fireside , safety & warmth. I love the fire. and The candles ❤️ there is something about a real flame in a room.

CarolynM Great book❤️💔 1y
Cinfhen What a strong passage. Thanks for sharing 😊 1y
Reggie I‘ve never read her before but will have to change that. Nice post, Cathy. 1y
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JennyM A very special book. Thanks for sharing lovely xxx 1y
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen yes, the writing is strong ❤️👍🏻 1y
Cathythoughts @CarolynM yes loving it. 💔 1y
Cathythoughts @Reggie thanks Reggie, first book of hers for me ( we were supposed to read Slouching Towards Bethlehem in college ... but I didn‘t 🙄) the writing is lovely 👍🏻 1y
Cathythoughts @JennyM thanks , I‘m not minding my granddaughter today ( she is going to summer camp ) so I will be able to read on later. Must paint the front windows first though before the winter comes back. Have a great day whatever you are up to 👍🏻 1y
batsy Love your post... The idea of "a real flame in a room" ? I've never read Didion, though I have this on my shelf. 1y
Cathythoughts @batsy thanks 🙏🏻 it‘s my first by her & it‘s lovely. ( & not long ) ❤️ 1y
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ReadingOver50
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Pickpick

A look at the thoughts and feelings of the author during the year following her husband‘s death. Sometimes a bit repetitive but the words always felt true.

susanw This was so good. 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love this pic 💕 1y
CarolynM It's a beautiful book and a beautiful photo😍 1y
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BarbaraTheBibliophage Such an intense book! 1y
Cinfhen Lovely photo 1y
BrooklynJoe It was very moving - though I found follow up about the death of her daughter a little too much grief (and sorry for her to go through it) 1y
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JennyM
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21 | #HeatOfJuly #IllBeMissingYou

Joan‘s grief in the year following her husband‘s death is movingly expressed in this gem of a book.

@Cinfhen @BarbaraBB

BarbaraBB I remember this one. Very sad...😢 1y
JennyM @BarbaraBB it certainly is 1y
Suet624 ❤️❤️❤️your photo 1y
CarolynM Such a beautiful book❤️ 1y
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ShannonOffDuty
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Mehso-so

Didion is a thoughtful enough writer but I was uninvested in this book.

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Blaire
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Although a book about mourning it is also about love and the wonderful relationship Didion has with her husband. This book was so important to me when my dad died almost two years ago (6.28.16), it described my feelings and was the most real description of grief I‘ve found. #loveisallyouneed #heyjune

GypsyKat 💙💙💙 2y
Cinfhen Beautiful, Blaire 😢 2y
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Eggs This book I really felt. I read it after my sweet husband died 2y
Blaire @Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage @GypsyKat thank you all...much appreciated. 2y
Blaire @Eggs yes...it depicted grief in such a real way. I‘m so sorry for the loss of your husband. 2y
Eggs Thank you 💖 @Blaire 2y
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Robothugs
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I‘ve yet to read this one, but this prompt put it back on my radar. #Memoir #ReadingWomenMonth

LittleWonder So good! Turned me into a fan. Did happen you see the Nexflix doc “The Center Will Not Hold”? It‘s amazing. 2y
Blaire If you‘ve experienced the loss of someone close it is incredibly moving and helpful. I read it after my dad died and it really helped me cope. 2y
Robothugs @LittleWonder I have not but I will definitely check it out! @Blaire Thank you for mentioning this to me. I‘m glad the book was able to help you 💕 2y
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DebinHawaii
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#QuotsyMay18 #void

The void that accompanies grief.
This book has so many meaningful quotes and has helped me immensely in acknowledging and understanding grief. 💙

Leftcoastzen It is such an amazing book. 2y
britt_brooke 💚💚💚 Love Joan Didion 2y
Herschelian Brilliant book. 2y
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TheKidUpstairs
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vkois88 Oh wow... sounds like a very powerful book 2y
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LittleWonder
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Pickpick

Walked through pages with the author as she experiences tragedy. Her honest account takes the reader along on her personal journey. Amazing book that keeps the present in perspective.

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LittleWonder
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1. It is an emotional ride for sure! Loving her honesty and style.
2. I really haven‘t been keeping up with local news..
3. No, I‘m Independent Book Store shopping and Half-marathoning 🏃🏻‍♀️
4. Knock..knock...
5. 🙂👏🏻👏🏻

jhod Who's there? 2y
umbrellagirl Yes! to a weekend of running and indy bookshops. Mine is only a 5K but I have my next half in June. Good luck! 2y
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LittleWonder
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Feels like forever since I‘ve been on Litsy! Hello Littens! 👋🏻 How are my bookish friends? Happy Earth Day and Happy Spring! 💐 🌸

I hit a library book sale this past Friday and picked up my first Joan Didion. I‘m “all in” at only 17 pages.

Libby1 Hello! 😃 2y
LittleWonder @Libby1 👋🏻Hello 😊 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage This book is amazing. It was my first—but not last—Didion! 2y
Eggs ❤️Didion !! I think I've read every one. This was my first 2y
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britt_brooke
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“We are imperfect mortal beings, aware of that mortality even as we push it away, failed by our very complication, so wired that when we mourn our losses we also mourn, for better or for worse, ourselves. As we were. As we are no longer. As we will one day not be at all.”

Didion writes honestly and unencumbered about the days, weeks, and ultimately the first year following her husband‘s death. Her emotions translate stunningly through her words.

Gezemice Beautiful quote. 2y
britt_brooke PS. I switched back and forth between hardback and audio (great narration). 2y
Biljana One of my all-time favourite memoirs. 2y
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britt_brooke @Biljana I can see why! I‘ve only recently discovered how much I enjoy her writing. Can‘t wait to read more. 💚 2y
CarolynM Love this book❤️ 2y
britt_brooke @CarolynM It‘s so good. Now, I‘m listening to 2y
Ubookquitous Such an honest, powerful look at the process and impact of loss 2y
britt_brooke @Ubookquitous Absolutely agree. 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Amazing book! So glad you liked it. 2y
Lmstraubie This has been on my TBR for a while now. I really need to get to it. 2y
SomedayAlmost Fabulous and heartbreaking. 2y
britt_brooke @BarbaraTheBibliophage @SomedayAlmost That she was able to communicate the loss so clearly kind of blows my mind. It broke my heart but it was so good. I‘m reading this now: 2y
britt_brooke @Lmstraubie It‘s really good, but so very, very heartbreaking. 2y
Anna40 Do you remember the page number for this quote? Thanks! 2y
britt_brooke @Anna40 I listened to a lot of this on audio and this was one I jotted down as I was listening, so I‘m not sure. Sorry! 2y
gregspuches I don‘t know how many years ago I read this (and only the one time), but what a profound mark it left. I kind of remember thinking it was like Linda Pastan‘s “The Five Stages of Grief” poem in novel form. I should definitely consider reading something else by Didion. Any suggestions? And also, check out that poem if you‘re unfamiliar. 2y
britt_brooke @gregspuches I‘ll check out the poem - thanks! Right now, I‘m reading Didion‘s Blue Nights. It‘s about losing her daughter. Other than that, I‘ve read her essay collections Slouching Toward Bethlehem and The White Album. I love reading about her experiences in the 60s. I‘ve only recently started reading her and am definitely a fan. 2y
Anna40 It's Ok! I found it :) Thanks! 2y
Reviewsbylola This was my first Didion! Loved it. 2y
britt_brooke @Anna40 Oh, good! 😊 2y
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola She‘s a new-to-me favorite. I love her writing! 2y
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Dogearedcopy ‘Hidden River‘ (by Adrian McKinty, narrated by Gerard Doyle) - A former Irish peeler comes to the US to solve a suspected homicide... So far, a much more slowly paced story than I had been expecting and the audiobook narrator doesn‘t seem as engaged either :-/ 2y
Librariana I'm listening to three - Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, and 2y
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kathedron Narrated wonderfully by Richard E. Grant 2y
Swe_Eva Listening to Sherlock Holmes, narrated by Stephen Fry. I could listen to that man reading me the phonebook! 💜 2y
Cathy12 Wicked Abyss by Kresley Cole and Good Omens. 2y
britt_brooke @Dogearedcopy Bummer! It‘s frustrating when the narrator doesn‘t seem into it. 2y
britt_brooke @Redwritinghood How is it? Not my typical kind of read, but it sounds like something I could try. 2y
britt_brooke @River_Voice Great narration makes such a difference! 2y
britt_brooke @Swe_Eva I‘m still relatively new to audio and haven‘t listened to anything narrated by him .... yet. 😁 2y
britt_brooke @Cathy12 I‘ve been waiting for this one on overdrive for a couple of months! 2y
Redwritinghood @britt_brooke I just finished and am getting ready to do my review. It‘s not great literature by any means, but it was action-packed and fun. Strong female character as well. 2y
Cathy12 @britt_brooke I just got it yesterday on Overdrive (audio). 🙂 2y
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Krisjericho
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Pickpick

Beautiful and honest. I related so much to her depictions of her grief. This book has been criticized because addition is thought to be too cool, calm, and collected in the midst of her tragedy. But really, she is lost and disconnected, and she masterfully crafts a memoir that portrays that feeling. I love the repetition and the sparse poetry of the narrative. A magical piece that demonstrates that grief can manifest in many different ways.

AmyG Agreed. Breautiful and heartbreaking. 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Such a book. ❤️ 2y
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CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian
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Picked this up at my library's book sale today. I kind of can't believe I haven't read it yet!

TommieMarie74 This has been on my tbr shelf for literally years. I really need to move it up on the reading list. 2y
emilyhaldi ❤️ this one 2y
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JillPill
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Working on these two today and trying to get some writing done

#JoanDidion #Nonfiction #TheYearOfMagicalThinking #RyanNorth #RomeoandorJuliet

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