I so want to see Nora Ephron’s new play Lucky Guy but in the meantime I will reblog my post on her passing. If I could write like anyone it would be her. Favorite quote:
“Sometimes I wonder about my life. I lead a small life – well, valuable, but small – and sometimes I wonder, do I do it because I like it, or because I haven’t been brave? So much of what I see reminds me of something I read in a book, when shouldn’t it be the other way around?”
I am woefully late on my tribute of Nora Ephron, one of my favorite modern authors. While she wasn’t really a novelist her scripts and essays had a way of commenting on life in a funny and charming way. Some people might claim her to be a soft writer, overly nostalgic and romantic but to me this is part of her charm. She gave us something familiar, something to smile at and taught us a lesson along the way. She passed away from leukemia on June 26th. My condolences go out to her family and friends. I loved her work.
For example, in You’ve Got Mail she taught us the different ways human beings absorb conflict:
One character, Joe Fox says,
“Have you ever become the worst version of yourself. That a pandora’s box of all the hateful things, your spite, your arrogance, your condescension has sprung open? Someone upsets…
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