If Nora Ephron made you laugh, don't expect Richard Cohen to. Virtually every time he says he loves her, they were best friends, no one knew her better, there is a "but" coming. The book is a name-dropping catalogue of ways Nora was bossy, ways she upset those she wrote about, ways she mistreated waiters or cab drivers or betrayed former husbands or her own children. The tone of the book is self-serving and self-congratulatory, the structure repetitive, and the writing sloppy. Unfortunately, Christopher Lane's performance is all too good a match for the text. His delivery is supercilious, and careless. He misreads text and constantly guesses, and guesses wrong, at the pronunciation of proper names and foreign words, instead of doing his research. Pass. B.G. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2016]
Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio 2016
CD ISBN 978-1-5318-6860-4 $29.99 Nine CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-5318-6861-1 $14.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-5318-6855-0 $14.99
Library Ed. Brilliance Audio 2016
CD ISBN 978-1-5318-6858-1 $49.97 Nine CDs
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