Biography

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby is the author of the novels HOW TO BE GOOD, HIGH FIDELITY, ABOUT A BOY, and A LONG WAY DOWN, as well as the memoir FEVER PITCH. He is also the author of SONGBOOK, a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award, and the editor of the short story collection SPEAKING WITH THE ANGEL. The recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters E. M. Forster Award for 1999 as well as the 2003 Orange Word International Writers’ London Award, he lives in North London.

Nick Hornby

Books by Nick Hornby

by Nick Hornby - Fiction

Set in 1960's London, FUNNY GIRL is a lively account of the adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she navigates her transformation from provincial ingénue to television starlet amid a constellation of delightful characters. Insightful and humorous, Nick Hornby's latest does what he does best: endears us to a cast of characters who are funny if flawed, and forces us to examine ourselves in the process.

by Nick Hornby - Fiction

In four distinct and riveting first-person voices, Nick Hornby tells a story of four individuals confronting the limits of choice, circumstance and their own mortality. This is a tale of connections made and missed, punishing regrets and the grace of second chances. Intense, hilarious, provocative and moving, A LONG WAY DOWN is a novel about suicide that is, surprisingly, full of life.

by Nick Hornby - Fiction

Will Freeman invents a fictional two-year-old, Ned, in order to get attractive single mothers to date him. And it seems to go quite well at first, until he meets an actual 12-year-old named Marcus, who is more than Will bargained for…