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Maggie Doherty

Maggie Doherty is an old millennial. The Equivalents, her first book, will be published next year.

Millennial Memoirists

Maggie Doherty, 13 September 2018

Although millennials are most often compared to baby boomers, the generation with which they’re locked in economic and Oedipal struggle, they might more profitably be compared to the so-called Generation X, those born between 1960 and 1980, more or less. Its members are more likely to display dread, irony and a distrust of institutions. Millennial memoirists’ self-worth, by contrast, seems to be measured out in acceptance letters.

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