FUNNY GIRL hits the shelves in the UK this week, and there has been a flurry of activity around the book – Nick’s first new novel in five years. Last week saw the release of a teaser for the book in the form of a ‘long-lost’ title sequence from Barbara (and Jim), the fictional sitcom that […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
The Mail Online has some fantastic pictures of Saoirse Ronan in period costume on the set of the new film adaptation of Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn. Nick Hornby has adapted the bestselling book for the screen. Check them out here.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
A Long Way Down is in cinemas this Friday 21st March starring Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Aaron Paul and Imogen Poots. Check out a preview clip from the film on The Huffington Post here.