Nick Hornby

Friday, February 28, 2014

Nick Hornby's A Long Way Down is now a major motion picture

We are beyond excited to see this newly-released trailer for the movie of Nick Hornby's A Long Way Down, which stars Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Aaron Paul, and Imogen Poots. The movie will be released in the U.S. by Magnolia Pictures in Spring 2014. In the mean time, we'll be checking out NBC's new TV show About a Boy, based on Nick Hornby's original novel and starring David Walton and Minnie Driver. Find more about the show here.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Nick Hornby on the Olympics and British luck in the Wall Street Journal

Andy Murray, the British national football team, the 1948 Olympics. "We tried to become distracted by sports, but—you've guessed it—that didn't turn out so well," Hornby writes. But "In 2012, the medals matter. We don't want this party to end." Hornby is the author of the new ebook special Pray.

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Monday, August 01, 2011

Nick Hornby on fellow Riverhead author Sarah Vowell’s Unfamiliar Fishes

In his June column for The Believer, Nick Hornby’s challenge as an Englishman is to read and enjoy the “awesomely uncompromising” American nature of Vowell’s books, including her most recent novel Unfamiliar Fishes. Read Hornby’s column here.

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Monday, October 25, 2010

Check out the great reviews of Lonely Avenue!

The collaboration album from Nick Hornby and Ben Folds -- Lonely Avenue -- has been getting rave reviews. From Time: "This is the beauty of Lonely Avenue...each track is a little story, often told in the first person, about what it's like to be a 9-year-old girl, a washed up rockstar, or the world’s most famous hockey-playing teen dad. And in every story, there’s something relatable.” More...

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Thursday, October 07, 2010

Nick Hornby in Atlanta on Monday, October 18th!

Come meet Nick Hornby in Atlanta when he reads from his latest novel Juliet, Naked on Monday, October 18th at 7pm. The event is part of the ongoing Ballroom Book Bash series. Click here to find out more about the event...

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Nick Hornby on Juliet, Naked

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Friday, September 17, 2010

PEN/Faulkner to host an event with Nick Hornby and Ben Folds

The PEN/Faulkner Foundation is presenting an exclusive evening with Riverhead author Nick Hornby and singer/musician Ben Folds on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 7:30 pm in support of the forthcoming Lonely Avenue, a collaborative album of “musical short stories” featuring lyrics by Hornby and music and vocals by Folds, and of the paperback release of Hornby’s latest novel, Juliet, Naked. Nick will read selections from Juliet, Naked, Folds and Hornby will then perform selections from Lonely Avenue and discuss making the album. The program will take place at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, located at 600 I Street, NW in Washington, DC. More...
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Friday, August 13, 2010

The live Lonely Avenue interview series

Learn more about the live Lonely Avenue interview series–Ben Folds and Nick Hornby discussing their upcoming album collaboration. More...
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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Nick Hornby collaborates with Ben Folds to create "Lonely Avenue" album

Lonely Avenue, a collaboration between two eminent artists—American singer-songwriter Ben Folds and novelist Nick Hornby—will be released September 28 on Nonesuch Records. The album features music and vocals by Folds and lyrics by Hornby (author of Juliet, Naked, High Fidelity, Fever Pitch, etc.), with string arrangements by one of the most influential pop string arrangers of all time, Paul Buckmaster (David Bowie, Elton John, Leonard Cohen). More...

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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Riverhead publishes two of The 25 Best Books About Football on

Getting ready for the World Cup? Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch and David Goldblatt’s The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer are named in the top 25 football books on See the full list of titles here.

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