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V.L. Hartmann is a writer living in Brooklyn. Her work has been published in the New York Times and has been anthologized in the essay collection Lost and Found: Stories From New York. You can email her here.
For a generation of young writers, Joan Didion is more than an icon: She tells them how the world was when their parents were young.