Una Mullally

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The Nora Ephron appreciation round up

The death of the brilliant Nora Ephron this week has sparked a wave of appreciation for her writing, humour, sparky feminism and one-liners. Donald Clarke remembers her career and some of her best observations such as “The whole purpose of …

Fri, Jun 29, 2012, 09:53

   

The death of the brilliant Nora Ephron this week has sparked a wave of appreciation for her writing, humour, sparky feminism and one-liners.

Donald Clarke remembers her career and some of her best observations such as “The whole purpose of places like Starbucks is for people with no decision-making ability whatsoever to make six decisions just to buy one cup of coffee.”

Lena Dunham has a beautiful essay in the New Yorker about Ephron, her mentor.

Robert Bookman says that Ephron was the first modern woman he met.

Here’s what everyone from Justin Timberlake to Judy Blume said on Twitter about her passing.

And of course:
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