Screenwriter and author Nora Ephron dies at 71
Screenwriter, director and author Nora Ephron has died at the age of 71, her publisher announced on Tuesday evening. She had been suffering from leukaemia.
She wrote the screenplays for When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle, and her books were Crazy Salad, Wallflower at the Orgy, I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections and I Feel Bad About My Neck. She had started her career as a reporter on the New York Post. The BBC has the full story.
Her 2010 essay collection I Remember Nothing tackled the subject of ageing and she urged her readers to live life to the full. She returned to the subject of getting older in I Feel Bad About My Neck.