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A Long Way Down Audiobook extract

Nick Hornby February 6, 2014 at 12:32 pm Books ,

Check out this new extract from the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of A Long Way Down, Nick Hornby’s hilarious bestseller about strangers and secrets, now a major motion picture starring Imogen Poots, Toni Collette, Aaron Paul and Pierce Brosnan. The audiobook is read by Nicky Henson, Pauline Mclynn, Beattie Edmondson and Christopher Ragland. Read more […]

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A Long Way Down Trailer

Nick Hornby January 28, 2014 at 10:54 am Books, Films 3 comments , , , , ,

The first trailer for A Long Way Down has been released. Unveiled exclusively through Digital Spy, the trailer for Pascal Chaumeil’s black comedy features Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Aaron Paul and Imogen Poots as four suicidal people who meet on top of a London skyscraper on New Year’s Eve. Adapted from Nick Hornby’s novel of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]