Lauded globally, Didion won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2005 and was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Biography/Autobiography for The Year of Magical Thinking, which explores Didion’s grief following the death of her husband and daughter. Barbara Caruso narrates the audiobook The Year of Magical Thinking, and her performance captures Didion’s pain and ultimate survival.
Didion’s eclectic body of work includes novels, such as The Last Thing He Wanted and Play It As It Lays; nonfiction, such as Slouching Towards Bethlehem and Where I Was From; and screenplays, such as The Panic in Needle Park and Up Close and Personal. She lives in New York City.
Featured Article: The Best Audiobooks for Moms
Moms are some of the hardest working, most resourceful, and most amazing people on this planet. The audiobooks on this list show appreciation to all the moms of this world, from new moms to single moms, from moms with adult children to moms who have lost their children. Some of these books are fictional. Some are about self-improvement. Some are personal memoirs. If you're a mom or if you know a mom who needs a listen to boost her spirits, offer reassurance, or simply speak to her, you're sure to find the right one here.