'The pie I threw at Mark made a terrific mess, but a blueberry pie would have been even better, since it would have permanently ruined his new blazer, the one he bought with Thelma.'
Rachel Samstat is smart, successful, terrific cook, married to a high-flying Washington journalist . . . and devastated. She has discovered that her husband is having an affair with the lanky Thelma.
A delectable novel, fizzing with wisecracks and recipes, (made into a film starring Meryl Streep) is a roller coaster of love, loss and - most satisfyingly - revenge.
'Funny and touching ... proof that writing well is the best revenge' Chicago Tribune
Nora Ephron has received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay for When Harry Met Sally, Silkwood, and Sleepless in Seattle, which she also directed. She lives in New York City with her husband, writer Nicholas Pileggi.