Blue Nights, the latest novel from Joan Didion, goes on sale today. It's already back-ordered at Amazon.com – though if you've got a Kindle(now starting at just $79!), you can order it immediately. You can also listen to Susan Stamberg's NPR interview with Joan Didion online.
I loved The Year of Magical Thinking — it's really the best book about grieving I've ever read. I'm eager to start reading Blue Nights. (And if you're thinking of buying a Kindle, and aren't sure which one, the comparison chart on cnet is useful. The new Kindle Touch is a little bigger than the base Kindle, but offers signicifcantly more memory and functionality.