Joan Didion Goes Even Deeper in ‘Blue Nights’

A book of painful reminiscence

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Lilly Thumm paints a vivid picture of Joan Didion’s writing in her review of The Year of Magical Thinking. The book is emotionally jarring enough even if you go into it fully aware of what you are getting yourself into. I read it more than ten years ago, so the memory is fuzzy. But it’s true, you would not know what you are in for from…

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Julie Borden

Julie Borden

Social worker, therapist, reader, writer, head-in-the-clouds dreamer, awed by most everything. (She/her) Reach me at JulieBordenLCSW@gmail.com.