I do like her wit in some chapters but in others such as in the first one that gives this wonderful title to the book I was disappointed. I guess when she gets a bit too negative and bitter it doesn't resonate anymore with the line of (dark) humor she's trying to have. I also heard the audio book read by herself that enforces this impression. In spite of this I did love some parts, really did, loved the humor, the confidence, the writing style and all she communicates. I do love the second chapter about the ladies handbags and well as the ones on JFK and Bill among others....Continua
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Not my type of book. I didn't find it funny or enjoyable. Nora Ephron is a better director than a writer.
I humorous collection of anecdotes about aging and living in New York. I imagine those who are the author's contemporaries would probably get the biggest kick out of this.
All the little things that effect you as you get older - your neck, your handbag, relationships, kids, real estate told in such a funny light way - I was laughing out loud on the bus!