Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby was born in 1957. He is the author of seven novels, High Fidelity (1995), About A Boy, (1998) How To Be Good (2001), A Long Way Down (2005) (shortlisted for the Whitbread Award), Slam (2007) , Juliet Naked (2009) and Funny Girl (2014); eight works of non-fiction, including, Fever Pitch (1997) (winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award), 31 Songs (2003)  (shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award), The Complete Polysyllabic Spree (2004), Shakespeare Wrote for Money (2008) and Stuff I’ve Been Reading (2015), collected from the monthly column of the same name that Nick Hornby writes in The Believer magazine. In 1999 he was given the EM Forster Award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He wrote the screenplay for the film Fever Pitch and his screenplay for the film An Education, based on Lynn Barber’s memoir of the same name, was nominated for an Oscar in 2010. His most recent novel, Funny Girl, was published by Viking in 2014. NIck Hornby wrote the screenplay for Brooklyn (2015), adapted from Colm Toibin’s eponymous novel and in 2016 was involved in the making of the TV-series Love, Nina, adapted from Nina Stibbe’s book by the same name.  Nick Hornby lives and works in Highbury, north London.

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