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Fever Pitch Interview

Nick Hornby May 5, 2005 at 4:15 pm Books ,

Penguin: What were the circumstances surrounding the writing of Fever Pitch? Nick: There was literate fan journalism about football and I felt that Fever Pitch reflected that culture. When I was talking to publishers and agents about it they told me no chance, trying to sell a football book. I think the view at the […]

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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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About a Boy Interview

Nick Hornby April 4, 2002 at 4:11 pm Books ,

Penguin: What issues does a 36-year-old man have to deal with that a 26-year-old doesn’t? Nick Hornby: Just about everything. You can claim at 26 that you’re too young for everything – a proper job, a proper relationship, kids – but it has started to wear thin ten years later. P: How do you feel […]