Penguin Live presents … Nick Hornby In Conversation with Craig Taylor

Nick Hornby October 23, 2013 at 3:02 pm Books 1 comment , , , ,

To celebreate the release of Stuff I’ve Been Reading, Nick Hornby will be in conversation with Craig Taylor (author of Londoners) at Rough Trade East on Thursday 14th Novemeber at 7pm. To attend, buy a copy of Stuff I’ve Been Reading from Thursday 7th November at Rough Trade East and collect your wrist band at […]


Nick Hornby October 15, 2013 at 6:13 pm Books, Films , , , ,

Exciting film news just in. Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that director Jean-Marc Vallée began principal photography in Oregon this week on Wild. The film stars Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon and Nick Hornby is writing the screenplay, adapted from author Cheryl Strayed’s New York Times #1 best-seller “Wild”. “I am truly honored to have the […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: September 2013

Nick Hornby September 23, 2013 at 9:38 am Books , , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Flamethrowers—Rachel Kushner Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove—Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson Modernity Britain: Opening the Box, 1957–1959—David Kynaston The Orphan Master’s Son—Adam Johnson Bough Down—Karen Green Meeting the English—Kate Clanchy BOOKS READ: Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home—Nina Stibbe Raise Up Off Me: A Portrait of Hampton Hawes—Hampton Hawes The Secret […]

A Long Way Down first look and synopsis

Nick Hornby August 19, 2013 at 10:22 am Books, Films

New Year’s Eve on the top of a London skyscraper. Martin (Brosnan) is literally on the edge. A once-beloved TV personality, he’s now desperate to jump. But he’s not alone. Single mother Maureen (Collette), sassy teen Jess (Poots), and musician turned pizza-delivery boy JJ (Paul), have all turned up on the same roof with the […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: July/August 2013

Nick Hornby August 7, 2013 at 6:06 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Banquet Years: The Origins of the Avant-Garde in France, 1885 to World War I—Roger Shattuck Passing—Nella Larsen Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939–1941—Lynne Olson How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like—Paul Bloom BOOKS READ: A Natural Woman—Carole King Bedsit […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: June 2013

Nick Hornby June 7, 2013 at 6:07 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Watergate—Thomas Mallon Assholes: A Theory—Aaron James The Summer of Naked Swim Parties—Jessica Anya Blau Drinking Closer to Home—Jessica Anya Blau Bedsit Disco Queen—Tracey Thorn BOOKS READ: Assholes: A Theory—Aaron James How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia—Mohsin Hamid The Wonder Bread Summer—Jessica Anya Blau Note to Self—Alina Simone I can tell you […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: May 2013

Nick Hornby May 7, 2013 at 6:10 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes—Mary M. Talbot and Bryan Talbot The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever—Alan Sepinwall Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece—Ashley Kahn Binocular Vision—Edith Pearlman The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll: The Search for Dare Wright—Jean Nathan […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: March/April 2013

Nick Hornby April 7, 2013 at 6:11 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Rod: The Autobiography—Rod Stewart Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense—Francis Spufford Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar—Cheryl Strayed Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York that Changed Music Forever—Will Hermes Gone Girl—Gillian Flynn Alys, Always—Harriet Lane The Yellow Birds—Kevin […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: September 2012

Nick Hornby September 7, 2012 at 6:12 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Cheryl Strayed—Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Glenway Wescott—The Pilgrim Hawk: A Love Story Janie Hampton—The Austerity Olympics: When the Games Came to London in 1948 Jane Austen—Persuasion YY—XX Selina Hastings—Rosamond Lehmann Mary Roach—Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex BOOKS READ: Cheryl Strayed—Wild: From Lost to Found […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: July/August 2012

Nick Hornby August 7, 2012 at 6:17 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Carole King—A Natural Woman Tom Franklin—Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter Jeanne Darst—Fiction Ruined My Family Felicity Kendal—White Cargo Jess Walter—Don’t Eat Cat Ann Patchett—The Getaway Car Buzz Bissinger—After Friday Night Lights BOOKS READ: Tom Franklin—Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter Megan Abbott—Dare Me Stephen Amidon—Something Like the Gods: A Cultural History of the Athlete from Achilles […]