By Joan Didion
A New York Times extraordinary booklet and nationwide Bestseller
From one in all our strongest writers, a piece of beautiful frankness approximately wasting a daughter.
Richly textured with thoughts from her personal adolescence and married lifestyles along with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and daughter, Quintana Roo, this new e-book by way of Joan Didion is an intensely own and relocating account of her suggestions, fears, and doubts relating to having young ones, ailment and starting to be old.
As she displays on her daughter’s existence and on her function as a father or mother, Didion grapples with the candid questions that each one mom and dad face, and contemplates her age, anything she reveals challenging to recognize, less settle for. Blue Nights—the lengthy, gentle night hours that sign the summer season solstice, “the contrary of the death of the brightness, but in addition its warning”—like The 12 months of Magical Thinking prior to it, is an iconic ebook of incisive and electrical honesty, haunting and profound.
"Incantory....A appealing condolance be aware to humanity approximately many of the painful realities of the human condition." --The Washington Post
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Blue Nights by Joan Didion