Buying Options

Kindle Price: $11.99
includes tax, if applicable

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

<Embed>
Kindle app logo image

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet or computer – no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Enter your mobile phone or email address

Processing your request...

By pressing ‘Send link’, you agree to Amazon's Conditions of Use.

You consent to receive an automated text message from or on behalf of Amazon about the Kindle App at your mobile number above. Consent is not a condition of any purchase. Message and data rates may apply.

The Year of Magical Thinking by [Joan Didion]

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.

The Year of Magical Thinking Kindle Edition

4.4 out of 5 stars 2,833 ratings

Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$11.99

Kindle Monthly Deals
Kindle Monthly Deals
New deals each month starting at $1.49. Learn more

Product description

Review

‘It is the most awesome performance of both participating in, and watching, an event. Even though Didion does not allow herself to break down, only a terribly controlled reader will resist doing the same.’ Independent

‘Ultimately, and unexpectedly for a book about illness and death, this is a wonderfully life-affirming book.’ Observer

‘Searing, informative and affecting. Don’t leave life without it.’ Financial Times

‘This is a beautiful and devastating book by one of the finest writers we have. Didion has always been a precise, humane and meticulously truthful writer, but on the subject of death she becomes essential.’ Zadie Smith

‘Taking the reader to places where they would not otherwise go is one of the things a really good book can do. “The Year of Magical Thinking” does just that, and brilliantly. Powerful, moving and true.’ Spectator

‘A great book, a great work. Angular, exact, pressured and tough, precise as a diamond drill bit.’ Nick Laird

Guardian Books of the Decade, 2005, 'devastating' Vince Cable

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Joan Didion was born in California and lives in New York. She is the author of five novels and seven previous books of nonfiction: among them the great portraits of a decade in essays, ‘Sentimental Journeys’, ‘The White Album’, and ‘Slouching Towards Bethlehem’.

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B002UZ5J8G
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Fourth Estate (20 February 2009)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 368 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 242 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 2,833 ratings

Customer reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
4.4 out of 5
2,833 global ratings
How are ratings calculated?

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Top reviews from Australia

Reviewed in Australia on 21 August 2021
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in Australia on 13 November 2019
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in Australia on 18 April 2016
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in Australia on 9 June 2018
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in Australia on 23 February 2015
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in Australia on 17 November 2016
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in Australia on 23 December 2013
6 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in Australia on 30 September 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse

Top reviews from other countries

wombat
1.0 out of 5 stars Didion is a self-centered narcissist
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 6 September 2018
Verified Purchase
60 people found this helpful
Report abuse
aarnald amundssen
4.0 out of 5 stars SELF-CENTRED NARCISSISM ASIDE ...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 February 2019
Verified Purchase
16 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Rose Lois Presley
5.0 out of 5 stars it’s not your conventional love story, ‘The Year of Magical Thinking’ is the ...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 August 2016
Verified Purchase
26 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Erasmus
3.0 out of 5 stars I don't know what to make of this
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 December 2018
Verified Purchase
12 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Crusty
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 February 2020
Verified Purchase
3 people found this helpful
Report abuse