Nick Hornby

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State of the Union review – Brendan Gleeson and Patricia Clarkson lift a sticky, slovenly script
At first, this marriage drama about a couple in therapy feels so contrived it’s hard to get through. But outstanding performances turn it into something far more endearing

Rebecca Nicholson

24, May, 2022 @9:49 PM

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What links The Batman to High Fidelity and The Satanic Verses?
From Robert Pattinson to an indie record store and a New York super publisher, we steer the Batmobile down the rabbit hole

Larry Ryan

05, Mar, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Top 10 single mothers in fiction | Beth Morrey
They often get as rough a ride from books as they do from the world, but some writers, from Jane Austen to Sue Townsend, have given lone parents authentic life beyond the cliches

Beth Morrey

09, Feb, 2022 @11:49 AM

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Top 10 books about football | David F Ross
From Barry Hines’s social realism to Nick Hornby’s account of all-consuming fandom, these are books about far more than sport

David F Ross

03, Feb, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Just Like You by Nick Hornby review – ladlit meets mumlit
The Brexit backdrop is surplus to requirements in this funny, age-gap love story with genuinely likable protagonists

Joanna Briscoe

18, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Just Like You review – Nick Hornby tackles race, romance… and Brexit
Love blossoms between a young black man and a middle-aged white mother in Hornby’s assured, if cosy, new novel

Sam Leith

08, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Nick Hornby: BBC should be 'untouchable' after coronavirus
High Fidelity author writes fierce defence of broadcaster, praising work to help audience ‘live through and understand a crisis’

Alison Flood

27, Apr, 2020 @1:01 PM

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High Fidelity at 20: the sneakily dark edge of a comedy about bad breakups
Stephen Frears’ smart adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel of stunted growth remains as compelling as ever with one of John Cusack’s best performances

Scott Tobias

31, Mar, 2020 @8:35 AM

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The week in theatre: Ghost Quartet; High Fidelity; When the Crows Visit – review
Two recently opened London theatres make their mark, with love and loss round the camp fire, and a sparky reworking of High Fidelity that just needs a few good tunes

Susannah Clapp

09, Nov, 2019 @5:00 PM

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High Fidelity review – Nick Hornby's vinyl nerd back in the groove
A delightfully tuneful adaptation of the Broadway musical returns the unlucky-in-love record-shop owner to his London roots

Michael Billington

04, Nov, 2019 @10:45 AM

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Crossword blog: how a Guardian setter came to appear in BBC comedy State of the Union
Having used a puzzle by Arachne as part of a plot in his recently televised novel, Nick Hornby discusses the temptation to set one himself

Alan Connor

14, Oct, 2019 @11:23 AM

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State of the Union review: a brutal, tender and perfectly curated portrayal of marriage
In a pub before marital therapy sessions, a couple unravel 15 years of familiarity, love and betrayal. The temptation to binge is terrible

Lucy Mangan

08, Sep, 2019 @9:20 PM

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