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Nick Hornby - Author


Nick Hornby was born in 1957, and is the author of Fever Pitch, High Fidelity, About a Boy and How to be Good. He also edited the collection of short stories Speaking With the Angel. He is the pop music critic for the New Yorker. In 1999, he was awarded the E.M.Forster award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives and works in Highbury, North London.

If you like Nick Hornby you might also like to read books by David Nobbs, John O'farrell and Frank Schaeffer.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Nick Hornby

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
Reader Reviewed Funny Girl
Nick Hornby
May 2015 Book of the Month. I would like to say ‘classic’ Hornby but the thing I most like about his writing is that the stories are all different, so one can...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
Reader Reviewed Funny Girl
Nick Hornby
One of our Books of the Year 2014. November 2014 MEGA Book of the Month. I would like to say ‘classic’ Hornby but the thing I most like about his writing is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2014
A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
A Long Way Down
Nick Hornby
Nick Hornby’s 2005 novel has just been adapted into a movie. Hornby is known for both his films and books for his clever wit, funny writing, quirky characters and unique view on life. All of this is on abundant display...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2014
Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby
Fever Pitch
Nick Hornby
A book that many a football fan can, no doubt, relate too. Hornby tells the story of his fanatical love of football from the age of 11. The amazing recall of every match, every player, every goal, every touch of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby
Juliet, Naked
Nick Hornby
Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 7 February 2010. As you would expect in a book about relationships revolving around a music obsession Nick Hornby manages to get in his musical references and loves in to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
Slam by Nick Hornby
Slam
Nick Hornby
Gripping and funny this novel will appeal to all those who have ever picked up a skateboard and even those who haven't. From the author who brought you High Fidelity and Fever Pitch comes a new novel written for the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2008
Slam by Nick Hornby
Slam
Nick Hornby
From the author who brought you ‘High Fidelityâ and ‘Fever Pitchâ comes a new novel written for the teenage audience. It is gripping, funny and will appeal to all those who have ever picked up a skateboard.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2007
A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
A Long Way Down
Nick Hornby
Shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award. Narrated in turns by Martin, Maureen, Jess and JJ, four strangers with absolutely nothing in common - save where they end up that night - Nick Hornbyâs A Long Way Down is a funny,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2005

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