Nora Ephron, Reader

The late writer and producer Nora Ephron will be much missed, if for no other reason than she was an outspoken fan of the art of reading. Our favorite quote from her fro her book “I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman”

“Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. Reading makes me smarter. Reading gives me something to talk about later on. Reading is the unbelievably healthy way my attention deficit disorder medicates itself. Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it’s a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it’s a way of making contact with someone else’s imagination after a day that’s all too real. Reading is grist. Reading is bliss.”

via 10 Nora Ephron quotes that will inspire anyone | Articles | Home.

Godspeed, Nora.

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Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

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