Frequently appearing in reader’s lists of all-time favourite funny books, this is Nora Ephron’s knife-sharp and deliciously acerbic take on womanhood. Now with a new introduction by Dolly Alderton, I Feel Bad About My Neck is a must-read combination of wisdom, wit and wincingly accurate home truths.
‘Nora’s exacting, precise, didactic, tried-and-tested, sophisticated-woman-wearing-all-black wisdom is a comfort and a relief. It’s why I give this as a present more than other book. I buy it for people so often that I’ve been known to give girlfriends two copies, one birthday after another’ - Dolly Alderton
* Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from.
* If the shoe doesn't fit in the shoe store, it's never going to fit.
* When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you.
* If only one third of your clothes are mistakes, you're ahead of the game.
* Anything you think is wrong with your body at the age of thirty-five you will be nostalgic for by the age of forty-five.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 157 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 14 mm
'So bold and so vulnerable at the same time. I don't know how she did it.' - Phoebe Waller-Bridge
'Nora's exacting, precise, didactic, tried-and-tested, sophisticated-woman-wearing-all-black wisdom is a comfort and a relief. It's why I give this as a present more than other book. I buy it for people so often that I've been known to give girlfriends two copies, one birthday after another' - Dolly Alderton
'I am only one of millions of women who will miss Nora's voice' - Lena Dunham
'Oh how I loved Nora Ephron' - Nigella Lawson
'Funny, knowing and smart' - India Knight
'The book that most influenced me... It triggered me to write my own book, and ask myself questions about who I was, what kind of woman I am and how the world had shaped me.' - Lily Allen, The Guardian
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