“Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. Reading makes me smarter. Reading gives me something to talk about later on. Reading is the unbelievably healthy way my attention deficit disorder medicates itself. Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it’s a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it’s a way of making contact with someone else’s imagination after a day that’s all too real. Reading is grist. Reading is bliss.” ~ Nora Ephron (1941-2012)
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Nora Ephron, R.I.P.
Nora Ephron was 71 years old when she died on June 26, 2012. The cause of death was pneumonia brought on by myeloid leukemia. She was an American filmmaker, director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, playwright, journalist, essayist, author, and blogger. She made romantic comedies such as When Harry Met Sally . . . and Sleepless in Seattle. Her latest… Continue reading Nora Ephron, R.I.P.