'The Year of Magical Thinking' by Joan Didion

Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking reminds us everything can change in an instant. Despite her deeply personal and tragic subject matter, Didion remains on firm ground at all times, drawing the reader into her rituals of grieving.

— From James, who listens to member station KUNR.

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