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    DescriptionIf there is any solace in growing older, it is that you will find yourself guffawing in hysterical recognition at the situations Nora Ephron describes, from the impossibility of trying to remember people's names at parties,to struggling with the new technology. You will find yourself rolling off the sofa snorting with laughter as she recalls with her signature clarity and wisdom everything she hasn't (yet) forgotten, including what it feels like to produce a flop - and you will swallow down a lump in your throat at the poignancy of her insights into the pain of losing friends, and the guilt of separation and divorce. One thing is for sure, there is nobody else who can put her finger so very precisely, so beguilingly, with so much wisdom and with so much wit, on what we all struggle with as we journey into our later years.


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    Title
    I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nora Ephron
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 211 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780552777377
    ISBN 10: 0552777374
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21800
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: BM, WH, WHX, VFJG
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    DC22: 305.2442092
    BIC subject category V2: CV
    Thema V1.0: JHB
    Publisher
    Transworld Publishers Ltd
    Imprint name
    Black Swan
    Publication date
    01 March 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Nora Ephron was an Academy Award-winning screenwriter and film director of When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail and Bewitched. She was also a bestselling novelist (Heartburn, made into a film starring Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep), journalist and essayist (Crazy Salad).
    Review quote
    "You don't have to be old to appreciate this collection of memories, aphorisms and stern good advice from America's favourite naughty aunt... snigger-out-loud... Reading this book is a little like being sat down by an older, wiser friend... good advice indeed" Independent on Sunday "Read Nora Ephron because she's funny, read her because she's wise, read her because she never writes a boring sentence, read her because she's sharp as a knife but her heart's in the right place... Enjoy!" -- David Robson Daily Express "As always, she has an eye for the killer detail... a mixture of memoir, rants and observations... This book is as grown-up as a dirty martini" -- Daisy Goodwin The Sunday Times "If we have to grow old (and as they say, consider the alternative) there's no better guide" People Magazine (Top 10 Books of 2010) "Tantalizingly fresh and forthright... She's self-effacing and brilliant. I use lines of hers all the time... She's like Benjamin Franklin or Shakespeare: her words are now part of the fabric of the English language" The New York Times Book Review