The Year of Magical Thinking

The Year of Magical Thinking

The Play

By Joan Didion

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780307386410, 62pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2007

this happened on December 30, 2003. That may seem a while ago but it won t when it happens to you . . .
In this dramatic adaptation of her award-winning, bestselling memoir (which Michiko Kakutani in "The New York Times "called an indelible portrait of loss and grief . . . a haunting portrait of a four-decade-long marriage), Joan Didion transforms the story of the sudden and unexpected loss of her husband and their only daughter into a stunning and powerful one-woman play.
The first theatrical production of "The Year of Magical Thinking" opened at the Booth Theatre on March 29, 2007, starring Vanessa Redgrave and directed by David Hare.

About the Author
Joan Didion was born in California and lives in New York City. She is the author of five novels and seven previous books of nonfiction.