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Nick Hornby

English novelist

1957   -  

genre: novel
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: Jesus College, Desborough College, University of Cambridge
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter, lyricist, film producer, essayist, songwriter
award received: E. M. Forster Award, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán award for sports journalism, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
influenced by: Anne Tyler
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Nicholas Peter John Hornby (born 17 April 1957) is an English writer and lyricist. He is best known for his memoir Fever Pitch and novels High Fidelity and About a Boy, all of which were adapted into feature films. Hornby's work frequently touches upon music, sport, and the aimless and obsessive natures of his protagonists. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide as of 2018. In a 2004 poll for the BBC, Hornby was named the 29th most influential person in British culture.
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High Fidelity

novel by Nick Hornby

author: Nick Hornby

1995

About a Boy

novel

author: Nick Hornby

1998

How to Be Good

novel by Nick Hornby

author: Nick Hornby

2001

A Long Way Down

novel by Nick Hornby

author: Nick Hornby

2005

Fever Pitch

book

author: Nick Hornby

1992

Funny Girl

book by Nick Hornby

author: Nick Hornby

2014

Speaking with the Angel

author: Nick Hornby

Slam

novel by Nick Hornby

author: Nick Hornby

2007

Juliet, Naked

novel by Nick Hornby

author: Nick Hornby

2009

Songbook

collection of essays by Nick Hornby

author: Nick Hornby
illustrator: Marcel Dzama

2003

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