Stuff I’ve Been Reading: June 2012

Nick Hornby June 7, 2012 at 6:19 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Beginner’s Goodbye—Anne Tyler 36 Arguments for the Existence of God—Rebecca Goldstein Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down: How One Generation of British Actors Changed the World—Robert Sellers BOOKS READ: A Giacometti Portrait—James Lord The Submission—Amy Waldman Grace Williams Says It Loud—Emma Henderson Skylark—Dezsö Kosztolányi I have been writing in these pages […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: May 2012

Nick Hornby May 7, 2012 at 6:20 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Stumbling on Happiness—Daniel Gilbert Prunella: The Authorized Biography of Prunella Scales—Teresa Ransom The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens—Jenny Hartley, ed. Joan’s Book—Joan Littlewood The Submission—Amy Waldman Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’ Be: The Lionel Bart Story—David and Caroline Stafford BOOKS READ: Imagine: How Creativity Works—Jonah Lehrer Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’ […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: March 2012

Nick Hornby March 7, 2012 at 6:21 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: A Daughter’s Love: Thomas More and His Dearest Meg—John Guy Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark—Brian Kellow Ready Player One—Ernest Cline Skylark—Dezsö Kosztolányi Townie—Andre Dubus III Pulphead—John Jeremiah Sullivan BOOKS READ: The Train in the Night: A Story of Music and Loss—Nick Coleman You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: January 2012

Nick Hornby January 7, 2012 at 6:23 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Family Fang—Kevin Wilson Letters to Monica—Philip Larkin Bury Me Deep—Megan Abbott Wild Abandon—Joe Dunthorne Brother of the More Famous Jack—Barbara Trapido Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN—James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales BOOKS READ: The Family Fang—Kevin Wilson Wild Abandon—Joe Dunthorne The End of Everything—Megan Abbott Bury […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: October 2011

Nick Hornby October 8, 2011 at 10:29 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Stone Arabia—Dana Spiotta Kings of Infinite Space—James Hynes The Waterfall—Margaret Drabble To Live Outside the Law—Leaf Fielding BOOKS READ: Hellhound on His Trail—Hampton Sides The Fear Index—Robert Harris Next—James Hynes The Anti-Romantic Child—Priscilla Gilman It is August, and as I write, burned-out buildings in London and other British cities are being demolished after […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: September 2011

Nick Hornby September 8, 2011 at 10:33 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Ten Thousand Saints—Eleanor Henderson Elia Kazan—Richard Schickel Monogamy—Adam Phillips Your Voice in My Head—Emma Forrest Young Stalin—Simon Sebag Montefiore The Sex Diaries: Why Women Go Off Sex and Other Bedroom Battles—Bettina Arndt Epitaph of a Small Winner—Machado de Assis Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century—Sam Kashner and […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: July/August 2011

Nick Hornby August 8, 2011 at 10:37 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Mrs. Caliban—Rachel Ingalls Whoops!: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay—John Lanchester Adventures of Huckleberry Finn—Mark Twain The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers—Christopher Vogler BOOKS READ: Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives—David Eagleman Ball of Fire: The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball—Stefan Kanfer Nothing to Envy: Ordinary […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: June 2011

Nick Hornby June 8, 2011 at 10:42 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Highbrow/Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America—Lawrence W. Levine Nobrow: The Culture of Marketing, the Marketing of Culture—John Seabrook The Education of Ronald Reagan: The General Electric Years and the Untold Story of His Conversion to Conservatism—Thomas W. Evans The Hardest Working Man: How James Brown Saved the Soul of America—James Sullivan London Belongs […]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading: May 2011

Nick Hornby May 8, 2011 at 10:44 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: A Visit from the Goon Squad—Jennifer Egan Norwood—Charles Portis Out Stealing Horses—Per Petterson The Harvard Psychedelic Club: How Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil Killed the Fifties and Ushered in a New Age for America—Don Lattin Ball of Fire: The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball—Stefan Kanfer Unincorporated […]