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  • Published: 11 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473509184
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 576

The Most of Nora Ephron




A whopping big celebration of the work of the late, great Nora Ephron, America's funniest woman writer, creator of When Harry Met Sally and author of Heartburn, I Feel Bad About my Neck and I Remember Nothing.

'It's got a little bit of everything, from witty essays on feminism, beauty, and ageing to profiles of empowering female figures' ELLE

THE ULTIMATE NORA EPHRON COLLECTION, PACKED WITH WIT, WISDOM AND COMFORT.

INCLUDING:

* Nora's much-loved essays on everything from friendship to feminism to journalism;

* Extracts from her bestselling novel Heartburn;* Scenes from her hilarious screenplay for When Harry Met Sally;* Her favourite recipes;

* The complete text of her play, Lucky Guy.

'Reading a book is like making a friendship, and Nora Ephron is the funniest, cleverest, wisest friend you could have.' NIGELLA LAWSON

'Nora's exacting, precise, didactic, tried-and-tested, sophisticated-woman-wearing-all-black wisdom is a comfort and a relief.' DOLLY ALDERTON

  • Published: 11 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473509184
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 576

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 The Most of Nora Ephron

When she died in 2012, the public outpouring made clear how vastly popular she had become,and the great cheerful tome that is The MOST of Nora Ephron looks nothing if not confident of its mass appeal.

The Times Literary Supplement

A good reminder of some of the strengths of her remarkable career...for all her clever writing about food, politics and overcluttered purses...(she was) the ultimate romantic.

Gail Collins, New York Times

A big, gratifying collection . . . the work of a brilliant woman.

Los Angeles Times

In her incomparable and characteristically unregretful voice, Ephron makes acute observations on each page of this delicious compilation.

Daily Mail

Hugely entertaining...What made Ephron great was that she took the very things seriously that others dismissed as frivolous, Cosmopolitan, Teflon, breast size, and, most of all, herself.

Entertainment Weekly

She wasn’t just [the] intrepid reporter and filmmaker...who was played onscreen by no less than Meryl Streep. She was also someone who lived, and who people who never met her felt like they knew...when a writer’s voice makes you feel befriended, you want more of it even after the person is gone.

Meg Wolitzer, NPR

A giant gem, suitable for anyone who admired, worshipped or was even jealous of the writer Nora Ephron . . . A nifty Christmas gift.

Chicago Tribune

Ephron is so funny and hospitable that it's tempting to devour it. With a few exceptions, including essays about wanting bigger breasts and feeling bored when getting manicures, it will entertain male readers as much as women.

Independent

Everything you could possibly want from the late, great Nora Ephron is here

Bustle

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