Nora Ephron

"Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim."

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.

Author's books

Heartburn

Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes. For in this inspired confection of adultery, revenge, group therapy, and pot roast, the creator of Sleepless in Seattle reminds us that comedy depends on anguish as surely as a proper gravy depends on flour and butter.

I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious look at women who are getting older and dealing with the tribulations of maintenance, menopause, empty nests, and life itself.

Get Inspired - Monday's Newsletter
Weekly inspiration packed full of interesting stories, tidbits, and positive psychology.
SIGN UP
You will receive communication from Lauren Martin at Words of Women regarding the Monday Newsletter,
events, news and promotions. You may opt-out at any time.
close-link
BOOK CLUB

Have you seen the book recommendations?

Keep up to date on what I loved and as well as what I'm reading next!
Visit Books
close-link