The Courtney Love of Letters has Passed Away

The Courtney Love of Letters has Passed Away

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Elizabeth Wurtzel, author of Prozac Nation has died at the age of 52 of metastatic breast cancer.     Image via LA Times Wurtzel wrote more than several influential books, but was known for her book Prozac Nation as it opened up a dialogue about depression that changed America. Wurtzel was very open about her struggles with mental illness. The book was eventually turned into a film in 2001 starring Christina Ricci. She was also known for her forward-thinking culture critiques and somewhat inflammatory opinions, as well as her strong feminist belief system. She was dubbed, “the Courtney Love of …