Grief and a mother's guilt in Didion's touching new memoir

Celebrated author Joan Didion has released a new memoir brimming with emotion. In Blue Nights, Didion "reflects on her grief about her daughter's death, her guilt about her choices as a mother, and her fear of mortality," according to Goodreads, which has named this book a "Mover and Shaker" for the month of November.  Didion's 2005 memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking, won the the National Book Award in nonfiction and is also worth checking out.  Keep your tissues handy!

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