Nora Ephron, a Writer Who Made Sure the Joke Was On Her

Remembering the essayist and screenwriter of films such as “You’ve Got Mail” and “When Harry Met Sally.”

Nicholas E. Barron
Jul 6 · 4 min read
“Writers are cannibals.” — Nora Ephron
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In the trailer for the film “Everything Is Copy,” Nora Ephron describes writers.

“Writers are cannibals,” Ephron says. “They really are. And if you are friends with them…