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Nick Hornby Nick Hornby was born April 17, 1957 in Redhill, Surrey (England). He studied English at Cambridge University. He is an author, journalist, and screenwriter. He has also worked as an English teacher. Hornby is best-known books are the internationally bestselling novels High Fidelity, About A Boy, How To Be Good, A Long Way Down and Juliet, Naked.

His first book was a collection of critical essays on American writers, entitled Contemporary American Fiction (1992). Hornby's second book, Fever Pitch, also published in 1992, is an autobiographical story detailing his fanatical support for Arsenal Football Club.

High Fidelity, his third book and first novel, was published in 1995. The novel, about a neurotic record collector and his failed relationships, was adapted into a 2000 film starring John Cusack, and a Broadway musical in 2006.

In 2010, Hornby co-founded the Ministry of Stories, a non-profit organisation in East London dedicated to helping children and young adults develop writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.

Hornby currently lives and works in Highbury, North London.

Nick Hornby Book List and Awards
His website: www.nickhornbyofficial.com
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Juliet, Naked | Hornby, Nick | Book - Advance Reading Copy Hornby, Nick | Juliet, Naked | Book - Advance Reading Copy

2009 NY: Riverhead Books  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2009 NY: Penguin Group  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Long Way Down, A | Hornby, Nick | Signed First Edition Book Hornby, Nick | Long Way Down, A | Signed First Edition Copy

2005 NY: Penguin Group  Signed, first edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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2007 NY: Putnam  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2007 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hornby, Nick | Juliet, Naked | Book on CD Juliet, Naked | Hornby, Nick | Book on CD

2009 NY: Penguin Audio Unabridged, 8 CD's, approximately 9 hours, read by Jennifer Wiltsie, Ben Miles, an Bill Irwin.

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Nick Hornby Bibliography


Novels

  • High Fidelity - 1995
  • About a Boy - 1998
  • How to Be Good - 2001
  • A Long Way Down - 2005
  • Slam - 2007
  • Juliet, Naked - 2009
  • Funny Girl - 2014

Non-Fiction

  • Contemporary American Fiction - 1992
  • Fever Pitch - 1992
  • 31 Songs - 2003 Also published as Songbook in the US
  • The Polysyllabic Spree - 2004
  • Housekeeping vs. the Dirt - 2006
  • Shakespeare Wrote for Money - 2008
  • More Baths Less Talking - 2012
  • Ten Years in the Tub - 2013

Anthologies edited

  • My Favourite Year: A Collection of Football Writing - 1993
  • The Picador Book of Sportswriting - 1996
  • Speaking with the Angel - 2000
  • Otherwise Pandemonium - 2005
  • Ten Years in the Tub: A Decade Soaking in Great Books - 2013

Nick Hornby Awards

  • 1992 - William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for Fever Pitch
  • 1999 - E M Forster Award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • 2002 - WH Smith Literary Award
  • 2003 - London Award
  • 2008 - ALA Best Books for Young Adults
  • 2012 - British Sports Book Awards, Outstanding Contribution to Sports Writing

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