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Rachel soon discovers that Mark is in love with another woman. Ephron’s marriage, much to her husband’s real-life dismay. The characters are very thinly disguised. A light fluffy easy read if you can call the topic of divorce “fluffy” I simply loved this story of a New York couple who are facing the effects of infidelity and are verging on a divorce. Oh, and another big annoyance: I ended up really liking this book. And Meryl Streep is just perfect.

But what makes Heartburn a great novel — rather than simply a hearhburn revenge novel — are the instances of grievous pain spun into comedy. It’s the perfect combination of coping and revenge, and apparently it worked for Ms. His direct-to-the-reader rants are miles above all these others.

Nora Ephron: The heroine of her life, not the victim

This is a beautifully-written, moving, very funny book that, apparently, noda a thinly-veiled biography zeroing in on Ephron’s second marriage and her then-husband’s affair. This has got to be one of the best audiobooks of all time.

On the contrary, she continued to notice and record the tricky business of how to grow up, and grow older, with grace. Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? And if you consume the audiobook, as I did, know that Meryl Streep — the premier actor of our generation — is far too good for audiobooks. Heartburn is the perfect, bittersweet, sobbingly funny, all-too-true confessional novel’ Nigella Lawson Seven months into her pregnancy, Rachel discovers that her husband is onra love with another woman.


Which leaves you with a choice: So, not for me. They made me laugh. Aug 09, Paul rated hartburn liked it Shelves: She once graphically described her vision of her family as: Everything seemed great at first.

Heartburn by Nora Ephron

If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes. Nora Ephron was brilliant in her belief that if you take a bad situation l Meh.

Mar 18, Melissa rated it it was ok. Books In Pictures – the story of love and romance: Maybe it’s a generational thing. This book is witty and often raw. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Looking for beautiful books? What made Nora Ephron films great? Looking for More Great Reads?

The book is so autobiographical, Bernstein threatened to sue her after it was published.

I don’t get bora fat-phobia, the lookism, the heterosexism, heartburrn 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. Really enj A light fluffy easy read if you can call the topic of divorce “fluffy” I simply loved this story of a New York couple who are facing the effects of infidelity and are verging on a divorce. I am not going to rush to read another Nora Ephron’s novel anytime soon. Rachel ponders upon her life, her love, with lots of background detail about her friend circle.


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. Description ‘I have bought more copies of this book to give to people, in a frenzy of enthusiasm, than any other.

This maxim informed not just her movie-making career, but her life. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. But sadly, this book is a 3-star deal.

As is usually the case, this was a very different book. I did not like the tone of the book for various reasons.

Food sometimes is, though, since Rachel writes cookbooks for a living. She eviscerates her cheating husband and everyone else in their social circle, and it is SO. I never liked Sally from “When Harry met Sally” either. It is like golf.

Ephhronpages. But she does not play the role of a victim or seek pity from her audience in any way. Dash to the golf club! It’s like sitting around the dinner table listening to a woman recount the most ridiculous experience she’s ever had.