Nora Ephron was the author of the bestselling I Feel Bad About My Neck as well as Heartburn, Crazy Salad, Wallflower at the Orgy, and Scribble Scribble. She wrote and directed the hit movie Julie & Julia and received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay for When Harry Met Sally. . ., Silkwood, and Sleepless in Seattle, which she also directed. Her other credits include the script for the stage hit Love, Loss, and What I Wore with Delia Ephron. She died in 2012.
Two classic collections of Nora Ephrons uproarious essaystackling everything from feminism to the media, from politics to beauty products, with her inimitable charm and distinctive witnow available in one book for the first time.
This edition brings together some of Ephrons most famous writing on a generation of women (and men) who helped shape the way we live now, and on events ranging from the Watergate scandal to the Pillsbury Bake-Off. In these sharp, hilariously entertaining, and vividly observed pieces, Ephron illuminates an era with wicked honesty and insight. From the famous A Few Words About Breasts to important pieces on her time working for the New York Post
and Gourmet Magazine
, these essays show Ephron at her very best.