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Jul 30, Lori Rubin rated it really eprhon it. Heartburn by Nora Ephron – 4 stars 2 17 May 08, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What I love about cooking is that after a hard day, there is something comforting about the fact that if you melt butter and add flour and then hot stock, it will get thick! Other women writers who have chronicled catastrophic life events — Elizabeth Smart on lost love, Joan Didion and Joyce Carol Oates on bereavement — have found themselves identified with those crises, elhron other work effaced or diminished by a single, defining emotional convulsion.
Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references. She was already there. Rachel ponders upon her life, her love, with lots of background detail about her friend circle.
I mean, Rachel is angry, yes, of course, but it’s a really dishonest kind of anger veiled as humour: It is a very particular style, very s New York, that resembles the dialogues between Harry and Sally to give you an idea. She did it herself, and with her journalism, her fiction, her films and her funny, courageous essays, she taught a generation of women young enough to be her daughters how to do it, too.
So in America the main motivating factors impelling people up the greasy poles of their careers is analysis and golf.
Nora Ephron: The heroine of her life, not the victim
And naturally, I chose this one, not for the biting humor, but because I really wanted to know what went down between her and Carl Bernstein. But it was the disintegration of her second marriage, to the investigative reporter Carl Bernstein, who broke the news of Watergate, that really tested her resilience.
I don’t get the fat-phobia, the lookism, the heterosexism, the being constantly on the hunt for a man ‘coz god forbid you’re ever single for more than 10 minutes between your second and third marriage. According to the blurb it is sidesplittingly ephhron. The analysis aka therapy thing is never heatrburn.
A funny premise but it fell slightly short for me. The Group Mary McCarthy.
Heartburn by Nora Ephron
No wonder Carl Bernstein wanted the movie stopped. Jul 08, Nancy rated it it was ok. Nora also wrote the screenplay for the movie Heartburn. I also realized that I began eating and enjoying key lime pie because of this fphron. This new edition from Virago finally gave me the chance to try her writing. Read it Forward Read it first.
His direct-to-the-reader rants are miles above all these others. Ephron also wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation. Sep 28, Jaime rated it really liked it Shelves: Heartburn details the demise of Ms. This is one of the rare cases yep, I’m still looking at you Winston Groom and your pitiful excuse for a story that was the print version of Forrest Gump where the movie was better than the book.
Heartburn is a fun novel about marital infidelity but it only hits one note. How can Rachel, the protagonist, claim she is a liberalized New York-y woman if she keeps going back hearrburn her husband ephgon cheats on her? But oh, I must. Mar 18, Melissa rated it it was ok.
Instead, it reads like a comedic monologue albeit a very enjoyable one, but still It was extremely jumbled and all over the place. Rachel’s self-esteem takes a huge battering as Mark has an affair with Thelma Rice Margaret Jay and she takes her revenge by telling the Washington grapevine that Thelma has a venereal disease.
Here she discovers that while she had been in the hospital giving birth, Mark had bought an expensive necklace for his lover Thelma.