is the author of sixteen books, including the classic New York Times
, named one of the ten most influential books of our times by the Library of Congress. A multiple award-winning literary journalist, she was one of the original contributors to New York
magazine and has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair
since 1984. A popular lecturer, Sheehy was named AARP’s Ambassador of Caregiving in 2009. She lives in New York City.
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