In "Sister Mother Husband Dog," Delia Ephron brings her trademark wit and effervescent prose to a series of autobiographical essays about life, love, sisterhood, movies, and family. In "Losing Nora," she deftly captures the rivalry, mutual respect, and intimacy that made up her relationship with her older sister and frequent writing companion. "Blame It on the Movies" is Ephron's wry and romantic essay about surviving her disastrous twenties, becoming a writer, and finding a storybook ending. "Bakeries" is both a lighthearted tour through her favorite downtown patisseries and a thoughtful, deeply felt reflection on the dilemma of having it all. From keen observations on modern living, the joy of girlfriends, and best-friendship, to a consideration of the magical madness and miracle of dogs, to haunting recollections of life with her famed screenwriter mother and growing up the child of alcoholics, Ephron's eloquent style and voice illuminate every page of this superb and singular work.
About the Author
Delia Ephron is a bestselling author and screenwriter. Her movies include "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," "You've Got Mail, Hanging Up "(based on her novel), and "Michael." She has written novels for adults and teenagers, including her most recent, "The Lion Is In"; books of humor, including "How to Eat Like a Child;" and essays. Her journalism has appeared regularly in "The New York Times, O: The""Oprah Magazine, Vogue, More," and "The""Huffington Post." Her hit play "Love, Loss, ""and What I Wore "(cowritten with Nora Ephron) ran for more than two years off-Broadway and has been performed all over the world, including in Paris, Rio, and Sydney. She lives in New York City.