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"I Feel Bad About My Neck": Wrap Up

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If you enjoyed reading this collection of essays, there's always lots more Nora Ephron to read--I recommend Crazy Salad: Some Things About Women for a start.

If the humorous personal essay genre is what you savor, search out Erma Bombeck (gentler and more suburban), David Sedaris (edgier and wackier), and newest comer to the field, Sloane Crosley. (Side note: When not writing or publicizing other authors, Ms. Crosley serves on New York Public Library's Young Lions Committee.)

And for something a little different, John Gould gives a most amusing romp through an assisted-living facility in Tales from Rhapsody Home, or, What They Don't Tell You About Senior Living.

In a more serious, though still lighthearted vein, check out Anne Fadiman's masterful writing in her essay collections such as Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader and At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays.

 

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