Crazy Salad : Some Things About Women (Modern Library Humor and Wit)
Crazy Salad Some Things About Women - Modern Library Humor and Wit Author:Nora Ephron The classic Crazy Salad, by screenwriting legend and novelist Nora Ephron, is an extremely funny, deceptively light look at a generation of women (and men) who helped shape the way we live now. In this distinctive, engaging, and simply hilarious view of a period of great upheaval in America, Ephron turns her keen eye and wonderful sense o... more »f humor to the media, politics, beauty products, and women's bodies. In the famous "A Few Words About Breasts," for example, she tells us: "If I had had them, I would have been a completely different person. I honestly believe that." Ephron brings her sharp pen to bear on the notable women of the time, and to a series of events ranging from Watergate to the Pillsbury Bake-Off. When it first appeared in 1975, Crazy Salad helped to illuminate a new American era--and helped us to laugh at our times and ourselves. This new edition will delight a fresh generation of readers.« less
I think it is a tribute to Nora Ephron's talents that she could engross me in a book of essays written in the 1970s about topics I didn't have much knowledge or interest in. Although it may seem a bit dated, her engaging style of writing got me interested in just about anything she wanted to write about. I definitely plan on searching out more of her books!