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

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

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 […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: January 2014

Nick Hornby March 25, 2014 at 10:07 am Books ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Goldfinch—Donna Tartt The Spy Who Came in from the Cold—John le Carré Spike: An Intimate Memoir—Norma Farnes An Officer and a Spy (Kindle)—Robert Harris BOOKS READ: English for the Natives—Harry Ritchie Mo’ Meta Blues—Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson An Officer and a Spy—Robert Harris Modernity Britain: Opening the Box, 1957–1959—David Kynaston The Believer, in […]

Nick Hornby March 18, 2014 at 5:16 pm Books, Films ,

We talked to the A Long Way Down actress about the differences between Nick Hornby’s book and the screenplay, the books she’d most like to see made into films and what it was like working with her co-stars. A Long Way Down will be in UK cinemas from Friday 21st March.