Funny Girl – not long to go…

Nick Hornby October 17, 2014 at 5:52 pm Books ,

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: […]

Be the first to read Nick’s new novel ‘Funny Girl’

Nick Hornby September 15, 2014 at 12:08 pm Books 9 comments

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 […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: May 2014

Nick Hornby June 10, 2014 at 1:30 pm Books

  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 […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: March/April 2014

Nick Hornby June 10, 2014 at 1:28 pm Books 2 comments

  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 […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: February 2014

Nick Hornby March 25, 2014 at 10:09 am Books 1 comment ,

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 […]