Heartburn is a short novel by the late Nora Ephron and is essentially a fictionalised account of the breakdown of her second marriage after her husband's infidelity.

She was only briefly a Washingtonian, but her experience, as unfortunate as it may have been for her, left us with probably the only real published and cinematic Washington love story, Heartburn. Nora Ephron was the author of the hugely successful I Feel Bad About My Neck, I Remember Nothing, and Heartburn among many others. Nora Ephron was the author of the bestselling I Feel Bad About My Neck as well as Heartburn, Crazy Salad, Wallflower at the Orgy, and Scribble Scribble.She wrote and directed the hit movie Julie & Julia and received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay for When Harry Met Sally. Heartburn is Nora Ephron’s first and only novel, and this breaks my heart because I adored this story. Heartburn is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and produced by Mike Nichols, starring Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson.The screenplay, written by Nora Ephron, is based on her novel of the same name, a semi-biographical account of her marriage to Carl Bernstein. This is Nora Ephron's (screenwriter of When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle) roman a clef: 'I always thought during the pain of the marriage that one day it would make a funny book,' she once said - And it is!

The thing is, the story was based on Ephron's real-life marriage to journalist Carl Bernstein (yes, the one who reported on Watergate), so Ephron knew a thing or two about heartache. .,Silkwood, and Sleepless in Seattle, which she also directed. Ephron wrote those words in the 1986 novel Heartburn, the story of a food writer who suffers through a marriage to a philandering reporter. It was like a bowl of rice … Nora Ephron's whipsmart and bittersweet novel about a marriage on the rocks. Nora Ephron, who died last night in New York from leukemia. It had no spies, no world crises, no acts of Congress—only love, betrayal, and heartbreak, set against a Washington backdrop Never did I think it so thoroughly possible to take a story about heartbreak and turn it into something so full of life and jest. Heartburn is a roller coaster of love, betrayal, loss and - most satisfyingly - revenge. She received Academy Award nominations for best original screenplay for When Harry Met Sally..., Silkwood, and Sleepless in Seattle, which she … Heartburn is a short novel by the late Nora Ephron and is essentially a fictionalised account of the breakdown of her second marriage after her husband's infidelity. . NORA EPHRON'S novel ''Heartburn'' was stuffed with food jokes, sex jokes, food-sex jokes and Jewish food-sex jokes. Nora Ephron on how the clash between reality and fiction in her novel Heartburn still causes friction today Nora Ephron Fri 5 Nov 2004 19.54 EST First published on Fri 5 Nov 2004 19.54 EST