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  • Published: 17 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780857526939
  • Imprint: Doubleday
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $19.99

I Feel Bad About My Neck

And Other Thoughts On Being a Woman




NOW WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION FROM DOLLY ALDERTON, revealing how a new generation can take inspiration from Nora's sharp wit and wisdom about life: the international No.1 bestseller by the creator of When Harry Met Sally, Heartburn, and Sleepless in Seattle.

‘Nora’s exacting, precise, didactic, tried-and-tested, sophisticated-woman-wearing-all-black wisdom is a comfort and a relief.’ - Dolly Alderton
Now with an introduction from Dolly Alderton, author of Everything I Know About Love, revealing how a new generation of women can take inspiration from Nora’s sharp wit and wisdom about life.

* Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from.

* If the shoe doesn't fit in the shoe store, it's never going to fit.

* When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you.

* If only one third of your clothes are mistakes, you're ahead of the game.

* Anything you think is wrong with your body at the age of thirty-five you will be nostalgic for by the age of forty-five.
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'I give this as a present more than other book. I buy it for people so often that I’ve been known to give girlfriends two copies, one birthday after another’ - Dolly Alderton
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'So bold and so vulnerable at the same time. I don’t know how she did it' Phoebe Waller-Bridge
‘I am only one of millions of women who will miss Nora’s voice’ Lena Dunham
‘Oh how I loved Nora Ephron’ Nigella Lawson
‘Funny, knowing and smart’ India Knight
‘The book that most influenced me’ Lily Allen

  • Pub date: 17 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780857526939
  • Imprint: Doubleday
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron was an Academy Award-winning screenwriter and film director of When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail and Julie & Julia. She was also a bestselling novelist (Heartburn, made into a film starring Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep), and journalist. Her last books I Feel Bad About My Neck and I Remember Nothing were both huge international bestsellers. She died in 2012.

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Praise for I Feel Bad About My Neck

“The book that most influenced me... It triggered me to write my own book, and ask myself questions about who I was, what kind of woman I am and how the world had shaped me.”

LILY ALLEN, Guardian

“So bold and so vulnerable at the same time. I don’t know how she did it.”

PHOEBE WALLER-BRIDGE, Vogue


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