Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby is a British author, essayist, and screenwriter known for his works such as 'High Fidelity', 'About a Boy', and 'Fever Pitch'. His writing often explores themes of music, sports, and personal relationships.


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  1. 1. High Fidelity

    This novel revolves around the life of a record store owner in his mid-thirties who is obsessed with pop culture, particularly music. He has just been dumped by his long-term girlfriend and begins to question his life choices. As he revisits his top five breakups, he decides to get in touch with the exes to find out what went wrong in each relationship. Throughout this process, he learns a lot about himself, his fears, and his shortcomings while trying to make sense of his life.

    The 986th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Ten Years In The Tub

    "Ten Years in the Tub" is a compilation of a decade's worth of monthly columns written for a literary magazine, where the author shares his candid experiences and reflections on reading. The book combines humor, insight, and a deep love for books, as the author discusses the various works he has read over the years, ranging from the obscure to the popular. His musings not only cover the content and impact of the books but also intertwine with anecdotes from his own life, offering a personal perspective on how reading can fit into and enrich everyday life. This collection serves as both a diary of literary exploration and a commentary on the role of reading in the modern world.

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