BROOKLYN hits cinemas worldwide this week

Nick Hornby November 5, 2015 at 11:51 am Films ,

  Brooklyn hits cinemas on both sides of the Atlantic this week, and has been garnering rave reviews and Oscar buzz from critics and audiences alike. The film is adapted by Nick from Colm Tóibín’s bestselling novel, and stars Saoirse Ronan as Ellis Lacey, a young woman who emigrates from her hometown of Enniscorthy in Ireland to […]

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, 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, […]