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Literary journalist Gail Sheehy on her 'Daring' career
Literary journalist Gail Sheehy on her 'Daring' career

In her new memoir, "Daring: My Passages," literary journalist Gail Sheehy describes her struggles and triumphs as she made an imprint on the world of journalism starting out in the 1960s when it was a "man's world." At the heart of the memoir is the deep love she shared with the late Clay Felker, her mentor and editor at New York magazine. Sheehy has written 16 books, including the groundbreaking nonfiction book "Passages," which sat on the New York Times bestseller list for three years and was named by the Library of Congress as one of the 10 most-influential books of our time. Sheehy is one of the original contributors to New York magazine and has...