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Nora Ephron poses for a photo in New York on Nov. 3, 2010. (Jimmy Jeong/Jimmy Jeong for The Globe and Mail)
Nora Ephron poses for a photo in New York on Nov. 3, 2010. (Jimmy Jeong/Jimmy Jeong for The Globe and Mail)

Seven things I learned from Nora Ephron Add to ...

Here is a question that only Nora Ephron can answer, but I’m having trouble reaching her.

Would she consider it the ultimate compliment or a supreme irritant that, since the shocking news of her death at 71 this week, women writers everywhere have been wringing their hands, beating their breasts and banging on about themselves and how they feel about Nora’s death and how her magnificent body of work – as a journalist, author, screenwriter and director – affected them personally?

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