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Sonic Death Monkey

Nick Hornby July 8, 2008 at 3:12 pm Books ,

When I started to write, I had three ambitions. I wanted to be published; I wanted to support myself, and one day my family, through my books; and more than anything I wanted my work somehow to provide the inspiration for a bath or shower product. Sonic Death Monkey is the name of Barry’s band […]

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New Classics

Nick Hornby July 7, 2008 at 3:13 pm Books

Yes, I know I’m on here, but Entertainment Weekly’s “New Classics: the 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008″ isn’t such a bad list, honestly. www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20207076_20207387_20207349,00.html It finds room for Adrian Nicole Blanc’s brilliant Random Family, a book that anyone who lives in a city should read; it recognises that Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home and […]

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High Fidelity Interview

Nick Hornby May 5, 2005 at 4:13 pm Books ,

Penguin: In High Fidelity one of the issues I suppose is whether music, that kind of thing, enables one to live life better or whether it’s actually a retreat. Nick: One of the reasons I wanted to write High Fidelity was that I wanted to write from the point of view of a narrator who […]

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