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In Pictures – the story of love and romance: Worse still, the other woman is someone she strongly dislikes. Jun 30, Susan Bybee rated it really liked it. Anyway, this book has held up great and I recommend it heartily. Inspired by Your Browsing History. I ended up really liking this book. In her last collection of epbron, I Remember Nothing: And she criticised the astounding sexism she encountered in her journalistic career and, later, in Hollywood. The novel is a vivid depiction of the breakdown of a marriage.

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Jul 08, Nancy rated it it was ok. I gave Ephron an extra star only because I miss most of her. She eviscerates her cheating husband and everyone else in their social circle, and it is SO.

View all 15 comments. First, the humour is tremendously mean-spirited. To ask other readers questions about Heartburnplease sign up. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


Lots of food references and a few recipes thrown in. One of my favorites.

Heartburn is a roller coaster of love, betrayal, loss and – most satisfyingly – revenge. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

Because if I tell the story, I can make you laugh, and I would rather have you laugh at me than feel sorry for me. Sometimes I believe that some people are better at love than others, and sometimes I believe that everyone is taking hearburn.

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I winced at the blurb which described the book as ‘hilarious’ lol. We still have a long way to go in this area. When she died in from leukemia a shocker, since she had kept epgron disease a secret from the publicall of us fans mourned the loss of this comic genius. Aside from that and Ephron’s cringe-worthy portrayal of her cheating husband’s therapist, Ephron was a gifted writer with no wasted words in this novel. She also wrote a great article about death and dying, which I continue to pass around to friends every chance I get.

This book heartnurn witty and often raw. Review quote It is snortingly funny in its depiction of the death throes of a relationship. Maybe it’s a generational thing. 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. I’m pretty sure writing Heartburn was a much needed therapeutic experience for Nora Ephron. Heartburn was a bestseller.

View all mora comments. This is not a perfect book, but it was perfect for me right now. Nora Ephron was an American journalist, film director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, and blogger.


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Seven Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? Amongst the humour is raw pain and this is a story of survival and there is a sense of the sadness of it when Rachel says that the most difficult thing will be forgetting being in love.

Here, omg, she comes off as an over-eager 2nd year acting student auditioning for summer stock. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your heartbuurn favourite book. I know the book was first published inand relates to hearburn from the 70’s?

Very mysterious for an English person. Nora Ephron was a great writer of film and the movie version of Heartburn proves it. Not an isolated incident. This child is heartburrn in sight while Mommy goes from DC to NYC to one adult’s house, to therapy, to another adult’s house, to a bar, to another adult function, to a dinner, to see another friend, etc.

Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage?

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