The Year of Magical Thinking

Writing process

Didion wrote The Year of Magical Thinking between October 4, 2004, and December 31 the same year, completing it a year and a day after Dunne died.[6] Notes she made during Quintana's hospitalizations became part of the book.[7] Quintana Roo Dunne Michael died of pancreatitis on August 26, 2005, before the publication of the book, but Didion told the press that she would not revise the manuscript.[8] Instead she devoted a second book, Blue Nights, to her daughter's death.[9]

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