"You don't have to be old
to appreciate this collection of memories, aphorisms and stern good advice from America's favourite naughty aunt..snigger-out-loud
...Reading this book is a little like being sat down by an older, wiser friend...good advice
indeed." (Independent on Sunday
"Read Nora Ephron because she's funny
, read her because she's wise
, read her because she never writes a boring sentence, read her because she's sharp as a knife
but her heart's in the right place...Enjoy!
" (David Robson Daily Express
"As always, she has an eye for the killer detail
...a mixture of memoir, rants and observations...This book is as grown-up as a dirty martini
." (Daisy Goodwin Sunday Times
If we have to grow old (and as they say, consider the alternative) there's no better guide.
" (People Magazine (Top 10 Books of 2010)
"Tantalizingly fresh and forthright . . . She's self-effacing and brilliant. I use lines of hers all the time. . . . She's like Benjamin Franklin or Shakespeare: her words are now part of the fabric of the English language.
" (New York Times Book Review
Another wryly laugh-out-loud look at the vicissitudes of growing older, by Nora Ephron, author of I Feel Bad About My Neck
, and acclaimed creator of films like When Harry Met Sally and Julie & Julia.