World-renowned author of 17 books, journalist, and popular lecturer, Gail Sheehy has changed the way millions of women and men around the world look at the stages of their lives. Her revolutionary book, Passages, was named by the Library of Congress one of the ten most influential books of our times.
Sheehy is one of the founding writers of New York and has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 1984. She has written about presidential candidates from Robert Kennedy to Hilary Clinton and world leaders from Margaret Thatcher to Saddam Hussein. (Read full bio)
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Matt Bai’s buzzed-about new book points to Gary Hart’s sex scandal as the moment American political reporting went tabloid. In an adaptation from her new memoir, Gail Sheehy, who chronicled Hart’s campaigns for Vanity Fair, writes that it provided the public with an essential window into a guarded presidential candidate’s character.