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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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’ […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]