FUNNY GIRL hits the shelves in the UK this week, and there has been a flurry of activity around the book – Nick’s first new novel in five years. Last week saw the release of a teaser for the book in the form of a ‘long-lost’ title sequence from Barbara (and Jim), the fictional sitcom that […]
We’re less than three weeks away until the release of Nick’s long-awaited new novel Funny Girl in the UK, with the American edition set to debut next year. The US cover was launched this week by Entertainment Weekly, who featured a brief interview about the book with Nick: Q: What made you want to write about funny ladies? NH: […]
Nick’s eagerly anticipated new novel Funny Girl is finally being published in the UK on November 6. To celebrate, Penguin.co.uk are giving away limited edition proof copies of the book, in exchange for you telling them your favourite British funny woman. Who’s it going to be? Caitlin Moran? Jennifer Saunders? Dawn French? One lucky winner […]
In a new piece for ESPN, Nick Hornby discusses the aftermath of another disappointing World Cup for England. Read the full article here.
The Nick Hornby scripted adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon and directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club) is featured in The Guardian’s Festival round up. Read all about it here.
Nick is writing a couple of pieces for ESPN during the World Cup. Read the first one here.
BOOKS BOUGHT: Open Marriage: A New Life—Nena and George O’Neill Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny—Nile Rodgers Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family’s Feuds—Lyndall Gordon Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages—Phyllis Rose The Last Word—Hanif Kureishi BOOKS READ: The Last Word—Hanif Kureishi Nameless Novel—Anonymous Respect Yourself: Stax […]
BOOKS BOUGHT: The British Museum Is Falling Down—David Lodge Angel—Elizabeth Taylor My American—Stella Gibbons BOOKS READ: Eminent Hipsters—Donald Fagen The British Museum Is Falling Down—David Lodge The Spy Who Came in from the Cold—John le Carré Thunderstruck and Other Stories—Elizabeth McCracken I have been thinking a lot about the past these last few weeks, for […]
The Mail Online has some fantastic pictures of Saoirse Ronan in period costume on the set of the new film adaptation of Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn. Nick Hornby has adapted the bestselling book for the screen. Check them out here.
BOOKS BOUGHT: A Man in Love—Karl Ove Knausgaard The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America—George Packer The Signature of All Things—Elizabeth Gilbert Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football—Rich Cohen BOOKS READ: Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief—Lawrence Wright A Death in the Family—Karl Ove Knausgaard […]