It's widely known that writer Joan Didion
's late husband, John Gregory Dunne, was raised in the Hartford area; she chronicled her grief at his passing in The Year of Magical Thinking
, which won the National Book Award. More recently, Didion penned Blue Nights
, about her complex relationship with her daughter, Quintana Roo, who passed away more recently. Don't miss this chance to hear a literary giant in person. The event will be followed by a dessert reception and book signing.
An Evening with Joan Didion
June 28, 7 p.m., $30-$40, Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., Hartford, (860) 527-5151.
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