Foot Fault

Kurt Andersen and Nora Ephron

Foot Fault

Kurt Andersen and Nora Ephron

Foot Fault
An email conversation about the news of the day.
Sept. 13 1999 11:08 AM

Kurt Andersen and Nora Ephron

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I have discovered in my old age that the reason I have left a trail of Kleenexes in my wake my entire life is that I have allergies, and the reason I can't leave the house without going back for something I have forgotten is that I have ADD. So I am perfectly comfortable, in my new mode as an ADD-afflicted person, to blame the illness.

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Kurt Andersen was architecture critic for Time, co-founder of Spy, and editor of New York magazine. He now writes for The New Yorker, and his best-selling first novel, Turn of the Century, was published in May (click here to buy it). Nora Ephron is a screenwriter and director. Her films include Sleepless in Seattle, Michael and, most recently, You’ve Got Mail.