The actress Meryl Streep was friends with Nora Ephron, and so it seemed fitting that Random House announced she would be narrating the audiobook of Ephron's novel about the breakup of a marriage, Heartburn. Available in July 2013, we've got an exclusive clip from the reading below: Let us know what you think in the comments!
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It's Sunday afternoon — your last chance to read all that stuff you meant to read last week before Monday brings a new deluge of things you will want to read. Below, some of our recommendations: "Nora Ephron's Final Act" by Jacob Bernstein (The New York Times Magazine): Ephron's son ... More »
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The late screenwriter and director Nora Ephron is to be honoured by New York's Tribeca Film Festival with a new award.
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The play “Lucky Guy,” Nora Ephron’s last piece of work, is about a journalist who kept striving to do his best work even as he was dying of cancer. He was her inspiration to do the same.
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A first for Tom Hanks? The Oscar-winning actor, director, writer and producer appears too have done it all – and won it all – in a Hollywood career spanning more than three decades. But unlike other luminaries from the West Coast – and more than a few not-so-luminous stars – he's never been on the Broadway stage, something that's about to change with the opening next month...
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There is something very unusual about Nora Ephron's bio in the Playbill for her new play, "Lucky Guy," a piece about famed tabloid newspaperman Mike McAlary, which opened Monday night on Broadway and stars Tom Hanks. The little sketch of Ephron, stuck in the usual spot, starts out conventionally enough, listing her screenwriting credits (such as "This Is My Life," "Sleepless...
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The inaugural Nora Ephron Prize, a $25,000 award for a female filmmaker in the Tribeca festival, is given to Meera Menon, director of “Farah Goes Bang.”
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Jacob Bernstein, son of celebrated screenwriter/director Nora Ephron, is directing and co-producing a documentary for HBO about his late mother.
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The festival will annually award its Nora Ephron Prize to “a woman writer or director with a distinctive voice who embodies the spirit and vision of the legendary filmmaker and writer.”
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NEW YORK -- Tom Hanks remembered the late Nora Ephron with jokes and tears at Friday's session of the Women in the World Summit here. "Nora Ephron would never pass up a front-row seat at human folly, including her own," he said of his longtime friend, a witty and wise writer who died in June 2012 at age 71. Her training as a journalist, Hanks observed, heavily influenced...
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