HE is very sorry that the admirable Elizabeth Wurtzel has passed at age 52. Condolences to friends, fans, family, etc.

From N.Y. Times review of “Prozac Nation” (’94), which was published when Wurtzel was 27: “Wrenching and comical, self-indulgent and self-aware, ‘Prozac Nation’ possesses the raw candor of Joan Didion‘s essays, the irritating emotional exhibitionism of Sylvia Plath‘s ‘The Bell Jar’, and the wry, dark humor of a Bob Dylan song.”

The movie version of Prozac Nation, directed by Erik Skjoldbjaerg and starring Christina Ricci, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on 9.8.01.