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The Year of Magical Thinking (Knopf)
How does a writer handle personal tragedy? In this conversation, Joan Didion explores the possibility that writing about her husband's death and her daughter's illness was an essential activity, enabling her to both grieve and mourn.
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- Joan Didion: author, 'The Year of Magical Thinking'
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