I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections PDF/EPUB ¶

I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections PDF/EPUB ¶


    Load results Apple Footer Apple Support was Jewish Men cheat reveals the alarming evolution, a decade after she wrote and directed You ve Got Mail, of her relationship with her in box The Six Stages of E Mail and asks the age old question, which came first, the chicken soup or the cold All the while, she gives candid, edgy voice to everything women who have reached a certain age have been thinking Remember Nothing: and PDF ✓ but rarely acknowledgingFilled with insights and observations that instantly ring true and could have come only from Nora Ephron I Remember Nothing is pure joy."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 137 pages
  • I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections
  • Nora Ephron
  • English
  • 24 April 2017
  • 0307595609

10 thoughts on “I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections

  1. Diane Diane says:

    Nora Ephron died a few days ago, and one of the first things I did after reading her obituary was to get this book from the library It s a delightful read, filled with great quotes and essays about things like getting her start in journalism, what it s like having a movie flop, having a meatloaf dish named after her, getting addicted to online Scrabble games and how forgetful she has become The book is slight only 135 pages and some of the stories are only a few pages long, but I was utt Nora Ephron died a few days ago, and one of the first things I did after reading her obituary was to get this book from the library It s a delightful read, filled with great quotes and essays about things like getting her start in journalism, what it s like having a movie flop, having a meatloaf dish named after her, getting addicted to online Scrabble games and how forgetful she has become The book is slight only 135 pages and some of the stories are only a few pages long, but I was utterly charmed by it I think I annoyed my husband by insisting on reading so many passages aloud to him, but after I was finished he always admitted how good the quote was Toward the end of the book she has an essay about getting older, and when she wrote it I think she had already been diagnosed with the disease that would eventually end her life One passage was particularly poignant The realization that I may have only a few good years remaining has hit me with real force, and I have done a lot of thinking as a result I would like to have come up with something profound, but I haven t I try to figure out what I really want to do every day, I try to say to myself, If this is one of the last days of my life, am I doing exactly what I want to be doing I aim low My idea of a perfect day is a frozen custard at Shake Shack and a walk in the park Followed by a Lactaid My idea of a perfect night is a good play and dinner at Orso But no garlic, or I won t be able to sleep The other day I found a bakery that bakes my favorite childhood cake, and it was everything I remembered it made my week The other night we were coming up the FDR Drive and Manhattan was doing its fabulous magical, twinkling thing, and all I could think was how lucky I ve been to spend my adult life in New York City


  2. Carole Carole says:

    I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron is what a reader has come to expect of this writer This is the second time I have enjoyed this book and it is especially enjoyable as an audiobook, read by the author Ephron passed away a few years after the writing of these essays and knowing this makes the subject matter evenpoignant As usual, her points of view are tinged with a healthy helping of tongue in cheek scepticism It is a review of her interesting life the good successful movies , the ba I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron is what a reader has come to expect of this writer This is the second time I have enjoyed this book and it is especially enjoyable as an audiobook, read by the author Ephron passed away a few years after the writing of these essays and knowing this makes the subject matter evenpoignant As usual, her points of view are tinged with a healthy helping of tongue in cheek scepticism It is a review of her interesting life the good successful movies , the bad divorces, dysfunctional parents and the in between which is what makes life worthwhile Nora Ephron talks about life in such a way that the readers may think that she is expressing their views as well as her own Highly recommended


  3. Robin Robin says:

    Fluffy and delightful You always think that a bolt of lightning is going to strike and your parents will magically change into the people you wish they were, or back into the people they used to be But they re never going to And even though you know they re never going to, you still hope they will p.51 And every time one of my friends says to me, Everything happens for a reason, I would like to smack her p.129


  4. Carol Carol says:

    I purchased this book last year I put in down on a table piled high with books, and then Nora Ephron died I didn t pick it up until a few weeks ago.I unearthed it, and read it slowly, knowing that it would barring posthumous publishings be the last new and original book by her I would read When I was first married and living in New York, I read her sister s book How to Eat Like a Child I related I continued to read books by Delia and Nora Ephron I had friends who knew the same people s I purchased this book last year I put in down on a table piled high with books, and then Nora Ephron died I didn t pick it up until a few weeks ago.I unearthed it, and read it slowly, knowing that it would barring posthumous publishings be the last new and original book by her I would read When I was first married and living in New York, I read her sister s book How to Eat Like a Child I related I continued to read books by Delia and Nora Ephron I had friends who knew the same people she did Had I kept living there, we might have met Would we ever have been friends No, but now I feel I have lost an old friend, or at least someone with whom I have been through the wars In I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections, she wrote about her life with wry good and great humor, and incidentally, the life my sister and and I are living In it there are hints of mortality, of the end which approached, I think, muchquickly than was anticipated She wrote about the added deficits of aging She made lists, which could be mine Cary Grant is Jewish,Cary Grant is not Jewish Her final list, and the last chapter of the book, which while not HER final list, was titled What I Will Miss Many of those entries could belong to any one of us And if I may, I would like to suggest oneitem be added to the list of things that will be missed Nora Ephron


  5. Lisa Lisa says:

    3 A light and warm hearted collection of reflections I enjoyed listening to and chuckling along with Nora But the title is apt for my experience this is not a memorable book.


  6. ❀Julie ❀Julie says:

    I don t have a lot to say about I Remember Nothing after gushing over I Feel Bad About My Neck There were some mildly amusing parts but listening to the two audiobooks back to back I noticed her voice lacked the playful tone that added to that one, which made this one seemsolemn Although it didn t have the same vibe to me I still enjoyed it very much because it wasof a glimpse into her personal life and there is so much to be learned from her wisdom and insightfulness The What I I don t have a lot to say about I Remember Nothing after gushing over I Feel Bad About My Neck There were some mildly amusing parts but listening to the two audiobooks back to back I noticed her voice lacked the playful tone that added to that one, which made this one seemsolemn Although it didn t have the same vibe to me I still enjoyed it very much because it wasof a glimpse into her personal life and there is so much to be learned from her wisdom and insightfulness The What I Won t Miss and What I Will Miss Lists at the end made for a very poignant ending and gave a sense that she was really thinking of her own mortality as she wrote her last book I just wish it would have been longer


  7. Britta Böhler Britta Böhler says:

    Re reading this, it made me so sad that this was Ephron s last work, and that she died only two years after the publication.


  8. Jacki (Julia Flyte) Jacki (Julia Flyte) says:

    The fabulous Nora Ephron wrote this at 69, two years before her premature death from complications from leukemia It s a short book, a collection of anecdotes about her life, thoughts on things that annoy her and how it feels to be getting old Although she doesn t mention her health, she alludes to it when she lists things that she will and won t miss after she passes on, and thanks her doctors at the end Nora is was a wonderful writer and she can tell stories that don t amount to much in The fabulous Nora Ephron wrote this at 69, two years before her premature death from complications from leukemia It s a short book, a collection of anecdotes about her life, thoughts on things that annoy her and how it feels to be getting old Although she doesn t mention her health, she alludes to it when she lists things that she will and won t miss after she passes on, and thanks her doctors at the end Nora is was a wonderful writer and she can tell stories that don t amount to much in such a way that you enjoy every moment of the telling I especially enjoyed her thoughts about how your memory goes as you get older how you start off thinking it s somewhat amusing that you can t locate the name of a movie you saw or a book that you read, but how you eventually start to feel disconnected from the life that you have lived because you can t remember huge chunks of it, even though some insignificant details stick insistently in your brain.I liked this book It s both funny and melancholy It makes you think about small things that you don t usually think about and it makes me sad to think that this will be the last book she wrote


  9. Debbie "DJ" Debbie "DJ" says:

    This is a tough one to rate Nora Ephron is absolutely hilarious I loved the first few stories on not remembering anything, which sadly I related to a lot But, the rest was too dated for me She sure is funny, but I just didn t know a lot about pop culture from her time.


  10. Melanie Storie Melanie Storie says:

    Three of Nora Ephron s movies are on my list of top favorite movies of all time I remember watching Sleepless in Seattle in high school and just falling in love with it After that, any time I broke up with a guy, I would watch Sleepless in Seattle to remind myself that there was probably a Tom Hanks out there somewhere for me and there was but his name is Matt When I heard Nora Ephron died, I made my husband and sons sit down and watch You ve Got Mail with me and we all laughed and love Three of Nora Ephron s movies are on my list of top favorite movies of all time I remember watching Sleepless in Seattle in high school and just falling in love with it After that, any time I broke up with a guy, I would watch Sleepless in Seattle to remind myself that there was probably a Tom Hanks out there somewhere for me and there was but his name is Matt When I heard Nora Ephron died, I made my husband and sons sit down and watch You ve Got Mail with me and we all laughed and loved it So, when I sit down to read I Remember Nothing, I sit down pretty biased.I loved this book It was interesting and funny and sad all at once with these neat little observations on everything from chicken soup to email to believing the stories of an alcoholic mother Ephron has been rubbing elbows with some pretty famous people since she was a child in Hollywood she drops plenty of names which would make one think she s full of herself, but she comes across as self effacing, someone you might like to have lunch and just chat with I have read some negative comments about the book on this site, mainly that she makes references to famous people or being a democrat or something of that nature A few comments suggest that she s petty or spoiled I think those folks have missed the whole point of the book In the end, these little moments of getting lost in traffic or a recipe for bread pudding or Scrabble Blitz addiction speak so muchabout our own humanity than the big ones do and they represent all these small things that make up a big life.The book ends with two lists The first What I Won t Miss and What I Will Miss I couldn t finish reading them with dry eyes


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I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections[PDF / Epub] ☉ I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections By Nora Ephron – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of I Feel Bad About My Neck, taking a cool, hard, hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning the vicissitud Nora Ephron returns Nothing: and eBook ↠ with her first book since the astounding success of I Feel Bad About My Neck, taking a cool, hard, hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning the vicissitudes of modern life, and recalling with her signature clarity and wisdom everything she hasn t yet forgottenEphron writes about falling hard for a way of life Journalism A Love Story and about breaking up even harder with the men in her life The D Word lists Twenty five Things People Have a Shocking Capacity to Be Surprised by Over I Remember PDF/EPUB ² and Over Again There is no explaining the stock market but people try You can never know the truth of anyone s marriage, including your own Cary Grant was Jewish Men cheat reveals the alarming evolution, a decade after she wrote and directed You ve Got Mail, of her relationship with her in box The Six Stages of E Mail and asks the age old question, which came first, the chicken soup or the cold All the while, she gives candid, edgy voice to everything women who have reached a certain age have been thinking Remember Nothing: and PDF ✓ but rarely acknowledgingFilled with insights and observations that instantly ring true and could have come only from Nora Ephron I Remember Nothing is pure joy.


About the Author: Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron was Nothing: and eBook ↠ an American journalist, film director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, and bloggerShe was best known for her romantic comedies and is a triple nominee for the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay for Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle She sometimes wrote with her sister, Delia Ephron.


10 thoughts on “I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections

  1. Diane Diane says:

    Nora Ephron died a few days ago, and one of the first things I did after reading her obituary was to get this book from the library It s a delightful read, filled with great quotes and essays about things like getting her start in journalism, what it s like having a movie flop, having a meatloaf dish named after her, getting addicted to online Scrabble games and how forgetful she has become The book is slight only 135 pages and some of the stories are only a few pages long, but I was utt Nora Ephron died a few days ago, and one of the first things I did after reading her obituary was to get this book from the library It s a delightful read, filled with great quotes and essays about things like getting her start in journalism, what it s like having a movie flop, having a meatloaf dish named after her, getting addicted to online Scrabble games and how forgetful she has become The book is slight only 135 pages and some of the stories are only a few pages long, but I was utterly charmed by it I think I annoyed my husband by insisting on reading so many passages aloud to him, but after I was finished he always admitted how good the quote was Toward the end of the book she has an essay about getting older, and when she wrote it I think she had already been diagnosed with the disease that would eventually end her life One passage was particularly poignant The realization that I may have only a few good years remaining has hit me with real force, and I have done a lot of thinking as a result I would like to have come up with something profound, but I haven t I try to figure out what I really want to do every day, I try to say to myself, If this is one of the last days of my life, am I doing exactly what I want to be doing I aim low My idea of a perfect day is a frozen custard at Shake Shack and a walk in the park Followed by a Lactaid My idea of a perfect night is a good play and dinner at Orso But no garlic, or I won t be able to sleep The other day I found a bakery that bakes my favorite childhood cake, and it was everything I remembered it made my week The other night we were coming up the FDR Drive and Manhattan was doing its fabulous magical, twinkling thing, and all I could think was how lucky I ve been to spend my adult life in New York City

  2. Carole Carole says:

    I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron is what a reader has come to expect of this writer This is the second time I have enjoyed this book and it is especially enjoyable as an audiobook, read by the author Ephron passed away a few years after the writing of these essays and knowing this makes the subject matter evenpoignant As usual, her points of view are tinged with a healthy helping of tongue in cheek scepticism It is a review of her interesting life the good successful movies , the ba I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron is what a reader has come to expect of this writer This is the second time I have enjoyed this book and it is especially enjoyable as an audiobook, read by the author Ephron passed away a few years after the writing of these essays and knowing this makes the subject matter evenpoignant As usual, her points of view are tinged with a healthy helping of tongue in cheek scepticism It is a review of her interesting life the good successful movies , the bad divorces, dysfunctional parents and the in between which is what makes life worthwhile Nora Ephron talks about life in such a way that the readers may think that she is expressing their views as well as her own Highly recommended

  3. Robin Robin says:

    Fluffy and delightful You always think that a bolt of lightning is going to strike and your parents will magically change into the people you wish they were, or back into the people they used to be But they re never going to And even though you know they re never going to, you still hope they will p.51 And every time one of my friends says to me, Everything happens for a reason, I would like to smack her p.129

  4. Carol Carol says:

    I purchased this book last year I put in down on a table piled high with books, and then Nora Ephron died I didn t pick it up until a few weeks ago.I unearthed it, and read it slowly, knowing that it would barring posthumous publishings be the last new and original book by her I would read When I was first married and living in New York, I read her sister s book How to Eat Like a Child I related I continued to read books by Delia and Nora Ephron I had friends who knew the same people s I purchased this book last year I put in down on a table piled high with books, and then Nora Ephron died I didn t pick it up until a few weeks ago.I unearthed it, and read it slowly, knowing that it would barring posthumous publishings be the last new and original book by her I would read When I was first married and living in New York, I read her sister s book How to Eat Like a Child I related I continued to read books by Delia and Nora Ephron I had friends who knew the same people she did Had I kept living there, we might have met Would we ever have been friends No, but now I feel I have lost an old friend, or at least someone with whom I have been through the wars In I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections, she wrote about her life with wry good and great humor, and incidentally, the life my sister and and I are living In it there are hints of mortality, of the end which approached, I think, muchquickly than was anticipated She wrote about the added deficits of aging She made lists, which could be mine Cary Grant is Jewish,Cary Grant is not Jewish Her final list, and the last chapter of the book, which while not HER final list, was titled What I Will Miss Many of those entries could belong to any one of us And if I may, I would like to suggest oneitem be added to the list of things that will be missed Nora Ephron

  5. Lisa Lisa says:

    3 A light and warm hearted collection of reflections I enjoyed listening to and chuckling along with Nora But the title is apt for my experience this is not a memorable book.

  6. ❀Julie ❀Julie says:

    I don t have a lot to say about I Remember Nothing after gushing over I Feel Bad About My Neck There were some mildly amusing parts but listening to the two audiobooks back to back I noticed her voice lacked the playful tone that added to that one, which made this one seemsolemn Although it didn t have the same vibe to me I still enjoyed it very much because it wasof a glimpse into her personal life and there is so much to be learned from her wisdom and insightfulness The What I I don t have a lot to say about I Remember Nothing after gushing over I Feel Bad About My Neck There were some mildly amusing parts but listening to the two audiobooks back to back I noticed her voice lacked the playful tone that added to that one, which made this one seemsolemn Although it didn t have the same vibe to me I still enjoyed it very much because it wasof a glimpse into her personal life and there is so much to be learned from her wisdom and insightfulness The What I Won t Miss and What I Will Miss Lists at the end made for a very poignant ending and gave a sense that she was really thinking of her own mortality as she wrote her last book I just wish it would have been longer

  7. Britta Böhler Britta Böhler says:

    Re reading this, it made me so sad that this was Ephron s last work, and that she died only two years after the publication.

  8. Jacki (Julia Flyte) Jacki (Julia Flyte) says:

    The fabulous Nora Ephron wrote this at 69, two years before her premature death from complications from leukemia It s a short book, a collection of anecdotes about her life, thoughts on things that annoy her and how it feels to be getting old Although she doesn t mention her health, she alludes to it when she lists things that she will and won t miss after she passes on, and thanks her doctors at the end Nora is was a wonderful writer and she can tell stories that don t amount to much in The fabulous Nora Ephron wrote this at 69, two years before her premature death from complications from leukemia It s a short book, a collection of anecdotes about her life, thoughts on things that annoy her and how it feels to be getting old Although she doesn t mention her health, she alludes to it when she lists things that she will and won t miss after she passes on, and thanks her doctors at the end Nora is was a wonderful writer and she can tell stories that don t amount to much in such a way that you enjoy every moment of the telling I especially enjoyed her thoughts about how your memory goes as you get older how you start off thinking it s somewhat amusing that you can t locate the name of a movie you saw or a book that you read, but how you eventually start to feel disconnected from the life that you have lived because you can t remember huge chunks of it, even though some insignificant details stick insistently in your brain.I liked this book It s both funny and melancholy It makes you think about small things that you don t usually think about and it makes me sad to think that this will be the last book she wrote

  9. Debbie "DJ" Debbie "DJ" says:

    This is a tough one to rate Nora Ephron is absolutely hilarious I loved the first few stories on not remembering anything, which sadly I related to a lot But, the rest was too dated for me She sure is funny, but I just didn t know a lot about pop culture from her time.

  10. Melanie Storie Melanie Storie says:

    Three of Nora Ephron s movies are on my list of top favorite movies of all time I remember watching Sleepless in Seattle in high school and just falling in love with it After that, any time I broke up with a guy, I would watch Sleepless in Seattle to remind myself that there was probably a Tom Hanks out there somewhere for me and there was but his name is Matt When I heard Nora Ephron died, I made my husband and sons sit down and watch You ve Got Mail with me and we all laughed and love Three of Nora Ephron s movies are on my list of top favorite movies of all time I remember watching Sleepless in Seattle in high school and just falling in love with it After that, any time I broke up with a guy, I would watch Sleepless in Seattle to remind myself that there was probably a Tom Hanks out there somewhere for me and there was but his name is Matt When I heard Nora Ephron died, I made my husband and sons sit down and watch You ve Got Mail with me and we all laughed and loved it So, when I sit down to read I Remember Nothing, I sit down pretty biased.I loved this book It was interesting and funny and sad all at once with these neat little observations on everything from chicken soup to email to believing the stories of an alcoholic mother Ephron has been rubbing elbows with some pretty famous people since she was a child in Hollywood she drops plenty of names which would make one think she s full of herself, but she comes across as self effacing, someone you might like to have lunch and just chat with I have read some negative comments about the book on this site, mainly that she makes references to famous people or being a democrat or something of that nature A few comments suggest that she s petty or spoiled I think those folks have missed the whole point of the book In the end, these little moments of getting lost in traffic or a recipe for bread pudding or Scrabble Blitz addiction speak so muchabout our own humanity than the big ones do and they represent all these small things that make up a big life.The book ends with two lists The first What I Won t Miss and What I Will Miss I couldn t finish reading them with dry eyes

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