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The most listening fun…

Nick Hornby January 13, 2009 at 2:18 pm Music ,

The most listening fun I’ve had this Christmas came courtesy of the wonderful Oxford American magazine: the double CD attached to their tenth anniversary music issue contains fifty-six tracks of southern American music, just about every single one of which is a gem, and many of which I didn’t know. The South being the South, […]

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Best of 2008

Nick Hornby December 17, 2008 at 2:21 pm Books, Films, Music ,

Favourite songs of 2008: Make The Road By Walking – Menahan Street Band You Don’t Know Me – Ben Folds and Regina Spektor Great Expectations – Gaslight Anthem Chasing Pavements – Adele Cleveland – Luke Doucet Magic – University of Chicago Voices In Your Head Hang On – Dr Dog Did You Miss Me? – […]

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It’s all over the internet…

Nick Hornby September 22, 2008 at 2:37 pm Music ,

It’s all over the internet so it must be true: I’m writing the lyrics for a Ben Folds album, which he’s recording in Dublin in December. I wasn’t going to mention this, on the presumption that it will never happen, but my writing partner seems confident enough to have talked about it already, and if […]

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Naked Economics

Nick Hornby August 26, 2008 at 2:43 pm Books, Music , ,

Charles Wheelan’s ‘Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science’ turned out to be the book I was hoping for, a stimulating, smart, entertaining read for the innumerate. I was rarely in a position where I was able to disagree with Wheelan about anything, so I was grateful when he turned his attention briefly to the subject […]