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Nick Hornby was born in Redhill, Surrey, England on April 17, 1957. He graduated from Cambridge University where he studied English. His books High Fidelity; Fever Pitch, which won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award in 1992; About a Boy and An Education were all made into movies. His other books include Slam; A Long Way Down; How to Be Good; Songbook; Shakespeare Wrote for Money; and The Polysyllabic Spree. He has received numerous awards including the American Academy of Arts and Letters' E. M. Forster Award in 1999 and the Orange Word International Writers' London Award in 2003. In addition to his books, his works have appeared in Esquire, Elle, GQ, Time, and Cosmopolitan. In 2015 his title, Funny Girl made The New York Times Bestseller List. (Publisher Provided)
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High Fidelity 14,191 copies, 186 reviews
About a Boy 9,353 copies, 133 reviews
A Long Way Down 8,311 copies, 192 reviews
How to Be Good 7,395 copies, 110 reviews
Fever Pitch 4,399 copies, 54 reviews
Juliet, Naked 3,062 copies, 149 reviews
Slam 2,959 copies, 129 reviews
31 Songs 2,233 copies, 36 reviews
The Polysyllabic Spree 2,040 copies, 66 reviews
Speaking with the Angel (Editor) 1,473 copies, 17 reviews
Funny Girl 1,130 copies, 61 reviews
Housekeeping vs. the Dirt 814 copies, 31 reviews
Shakespeare Wrote for Money 588 copies, 26 reviews
The Complete Polysyllabic Spree 532 copies, 9 reviews
Ten Years in the Tub 348 copies, 15 reviews
Just Like You 278 copies, 19 reviews
About a Boy [2002 film] (Novel) 278 copies, 2 reviews
Otherwise Pandemonium 187 copies, 5 reviews
An Education [screenplay] 136 copies, 3 reviews
Not a Star {story} 134 copies, 5 reviews
Brooklyn [2015 film] (Screenwriter) 119 copies, 6 reviews
Stuff I've Been Reading 104 copies, 5 reviews
Wild [2014 film] (Screenwriter) 98 copies, 2 reviews
Everyone's Reading Bastard 92 copies, 6 reviews
An Education [2009 film] (Screenwriter) 90 copies, 3 reviews
The United States of McSweeney's (Editor) 34 copies, 1 review
Small Country: Stories 25 copies, 1 review
Fever Pitch [1997 movie] (Screenplay) 22 copies, 1 review
Lonely Avenue [sound recording] (Contributor) 7 copies
Football Etc 2 copies
Tresak 1 copy
The Rotters' Club (some editions) 1,940 copies, 35 reviews
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (Contributor) 1,397 copies, 18 reviews
Summer Lightning (Introduction, some editions) 1,215 copies, 24 reviews
The Book of Other People (Contributor) 690 copies, 13 reviews
Click (Contributor) 433 copies, 34 reviews
Things I've Learned From Women Who've Dumped Me (Introduction) 342 copies, 23 reviews
High Fidelity [2000 film] (Novel) 257 copies, 1 review
The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup (Contributor) 155 copies, 4 reviews
Granta 76: Music (Contributor) 139 copies
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013 (Contributor) 138 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 45: Gazza Agonistes (Contributor) 106 copies, 2 reviews
Girls' Night Out/Boys' Night In (Contributor) 89 copies
What's Your Story? [postcard collection] (Contributor) 56 copies, 3 reviews

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