Sheehy, Gail

Sheehy, Gail

(1937–  ) journalist, writer on popular psychology; born in Mamaroneck, N.Y. She attended the University of Vermont (B.S. 1958) and worked as a feature writer on the New York Herald Tribune (1963–66) and as an editor on New York magazine (1966–77). She wrote a number of best-sellers, including Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life (1976), Pathfinders (1981), and The Silent Passage (1992), which excelled in translating the findings and theories of academics and professionals into language and concepts that were meaningful to a broad public.
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Bette Midler, Whoopi Goldberg, Pete Peterson, Marie Brenner, Gail Sheehy, Gail Collins and Christopher Buckley have proudly sat with us for this charity, telling all in a now annual 90-minute event that consists of chit-chat from New Yorkers we all love, hate, admire or wonder about.