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The Year of Magical Thinking

Joan Didion

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Ariès, Philippe. Western Attitudes toward Death: From the Middle Ages to the Present. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1975.

———. The Hour of Our Death. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Didion, Joan. Play It As It Lays. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

———. Slouching Toward Bethlehem. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1990.

———. The White Album. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1990.

Dunne, John Gregory. Harp. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.

———. Regards: The Selected Nonfiction of John Gregory Dunne. New York: Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2006.

Enright, D. J. The Oxford Book of Death. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002

Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth. On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss. New York: Scribner, 2005.

Lewis, C. S. A Grief Observed. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2001.

Nuland, Sherwin B. How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter. New York: Vintage, 1995.

Spiro, Howard, with Lee Palmer Wandel and Mary G. McCrea Curnen. Facing Death: Where Culture, Religion, and Medicine Meet. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Weingarten, Marc. The Gang That Wouldn’t Write Straight: Wolfe, Thompson, Didion, and the New Journalism Revolution. New York: Crown, 2005.

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