I loved this book because Nora's writing is so delightful. It feels like she's speaking directly to you - like you're having a private conversation with her about life. However, it should be noted that this is not one of Nora's rollicking comedies, if that's what you are hoping to hear. Her wit is present, of course, but the book is touching more than it is laugh-out-loud funny.
It was wonderful to listen to Nora Ephron tell her own story. Sad to have lost this wonderful writer, but nice to hear her voice one more time.
Her rant against egg white omelettes!
Even when she is writing about mundane daily lie topics, Norah Ephron makes them more- more interesting, have more meaning and usually more fun. Maybe because her life has been so different from mine, I like being transported into Ms Ephron's day to day world.
This book isn't at all like I Feel Bad About My Neck, it starts with how she forgets everything, but she remembers her early years in boring detail.
I'm so glad Nora was born and I will always be a little sad she's gone. It goes to show how a piece of your heart can be given away to someone who you've never met.
Nora Ephron reads several of her essays. I laughed out loud during a few while quietly enjoying others. Her narration lacks expression, which sometimes added to the humor, sometimes was flat. She expressed herself beautifully and it was a worthwhile listen.
I am a 33 year old business woman, and it was lovely to listen to stories of a pioneer career woman like Nora Ephron tell her tales of current and past conquests and misadventures.
Her intonation can be a little bizarre or redundant, but I always love hearing a writer read their own work. You believe the words more.
I just didn't want this book to end. I love Nora's stories and listening to her read them is just an absolute joy. I am sorry that we will no longer get to hear her voice. If you've liked her other non-fiction books, you should enjoy this one just as much.