Nora Ephron

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‘All her movies are nonfiction’: remembering the life and work of Nora Ephron
In an expansive new biography, the acclaimed writer and director’s complexities are explored and contextualised

Charles Bramesco

27, Jun, 2022 @6:05 AM

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Top 10 difficult marriages in fiction
Whether they induce schadenfreude or pangs of recognition, mismatched couples have inspired brilliant novels by authors from Evelyn Waugh to Jean Rhys

Elizabeth Lowry

06, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Goodbye Hot Girl Summer, hello Meg Ryan Fall – TikTok’s new trend
Nostalgia and Americana meet hygge in fashion’s latest warm, outdoorsy, retro aesthetic

Priya Elan

01, Oct, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Dear Sleepless in Seattle, I just can't fall for your musical revamp
Nora Ephron’s romcom was brilliantly written and perfectly cast with an elegant score. Our chief theatre critic, who loves the film, writes a letter after seeing its stage adaptation

Arifa Akbar

02, Sep, 2020 @12:57 PM

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I've never seen … Sleepless in Seattle
Nora Ephron’s world maybe narrowly middle class and privileged, but in this romcom classic she beautifully balances melancholy with fizzing optimism

Luke Walpole

21, May, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Love, Loss and What I Wore review – all dressed up by the Ephron sisters
A starry cast muse on first bras, prom dresses, marriage and motherhood in Nora and Delia Ephron’s magnificent celebration of clothes – and life

Arifa Akbar

19, May, 2020 @1:04 PM

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Small talk and ready-made sandwiches: things I don't miss about normal life | Hadley Freeman
I’ve been thinking about Nora Ephron’s lists, not because I’m dying, but because normal life has, for now, died for all of us

Hadley Freeman

11, Apr, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Got 150 hours? Great audiobooks to listen to on lockdown
From Ian McKellen reading Homer to Bill Bryson on the body, these audiobooks can expand your horizons, even when you can’t go out

Steven Poole

25, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The week in podcasts: Mortem; Over the Road; The Space Programme
Exploring unusual subjects, from autopsies to long-haul trucking

Miranda Sawyer

23, Feb, 2020 @5:30 AM

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'I want everyone to be happy': how Rob Reiner became a great director – and a political hero
The maker of This Is Spinal Tap, Stand By Me and When Harry Met Sally … also campaigned successfully for same-sex marriage. He talks love, friendship and the moment Nora Ephron revealed that women fake orgasms

Hadley Freeman

19, Jul, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion by Michelle Dean – review
Dean’s group biography of female writers who dared speak their mind is a great and worthy project

Rachel Cooke

08, May, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Top 10 books about growing old
While ageing can all too easily leave some frightened, the likes of Alec Guinness, Nora Ephron and Julian Barnes have produced wry and positive takes on old age

Christopher Matthew

13, Dec, 2017 @4:21 PM

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