Nora Ephron to Elizabeth Wurtzel in 1994: Why I stopped doing blurbs

Dear Elizabeth Wurtzel:

I’m sorry not to have written sooner, but your letter and book landed in a pile that other things got on top of. I finally read P.N. [Prozac Nation] and I think you are a brilliant and funny writer. I don’t give quotes, took myself out of the quote business years ago when my vet wrote a book (I had pets once) and asked for a quote. Not to link you with my vet. Anyway, you are truly wonderful and so is your book and I hope they do not send you to places like Detroit to promote it, which could make even a person with no history of depression depressed. I cannot imagine that you would ever want to write a screenplay, but if you ever do, call me up. I’m in the book.

Very best,
Nora Ephron

* “Letter I received from Nora Ephron in 1994. I’d been meaning to respond” (@LizzieWurtzel)

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