Nick Hornby

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‘Bruce Springsteen was very nervous about his cameo’: Nick Hornby and Stephen Frears on High Fidelity
‘I thought the film was dead. But then one morning my newsagent, a fellow Arsenal fan, gave me a note that said: “Call Stephen Frears.” It was an unconventional approach’

Interviews by Lee Campbell

27, Feb, 2023 @2:51 PM

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Funny Woman review – Gemma Arterton is absolutely captivating in this Nick Hornby adaptation
The actor exudes star power in this take on the popular novel. It blossoms into a colourful romp through the swinging 60s that is very much TV as comfort food

Rebecca Nicholson

09, Feb, 2023 @10:00 PM

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Dickens & Prince by Nick Hornby review – a tale of two greats
Hornby draws parallels between the Victorian novelist and the musician in this heartfelt homage to these brilliant, driven individuals

Peter Conrad

28, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Dickens and Prince by Nick Hornby review – cultural greats collide
A joyful examination of two artists from different centuries and the unlikely parallels in their life and work

Fiona Sturges

28, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Nick Hornby on Prince and Dickens: ‘They were superstars in their lifetimes’
The author on the twin heroes of his new book, and the different challenges of screenwriting and novels

Lisa O'Kelly

16, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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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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