The Most of Nora Ephron

The Most of Nora Ephron : The ultimate anthology

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THE ULTIMATE NORA EPHRON COLLECTION, PACKED WITH WIT, WISDOM AND COMFORT, WITH A FOREWORD FROM INDIA KNIGHT

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

'The perfect introduction to the iconic writer' STYLIST

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

PRAISE FOR NORA EPHRON

'So bold and so vulnerable at the same time. I don't know how she did it' PHOEBE WALLER-BRIDGE

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

'Nora Ephron is the funniest, cleverest, wisest friend you could have' NIGELLA LAWSON

'I am only the one of millions of women who will miss Nora's voice' LENA DUNHAM
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Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 36mm | 388g
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781784160098
  • 65,826

Review Text

In her incomparable and characteristically unregretful voice, Ephron makes acute observations on each page of this delicious compilation.
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What really interested Ephron, for all her clever writing about food, politics and overcluttered purses, were matters of the heart ... She is wit without cynicism, the ultimate romantic. * New York Times * A big, gratifying collection . . . the work of a brilliant woman. * Los Angeles Times * 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 * 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 *
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About 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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