Sep 24, 2010 — Author and screenwriter Nick Hornby joins Fresh Air host Terry Gross to discuss his novel, Juliet, Naked, and his screenplay for the movie An Education.
Sep 15, 2010 — Fall fiction blows in with Nick Hornby's novel of a music-obsessed British lad and his sensible girlfriend, E.L. Doctorow's romp through the 20th century with the highborn but hoarding Collyer brothers, Jeannette Walls' scrappy bush-pilot grandmother, and more.
Sep 30, 2009 — Author and screenwriter Nick Hornby joins Fresh Air host Terry Gross to discuss his new novel, Juliet, Naked, and his screenplay for the new movie An Education.
Sep 29, 2009 — Nick Hornby's latest, Juliet, Naked, is another smart, soft-centered tale of hapless manchildren, precocious actual children and sensible women. This is what Hornby does, he does it well, and he's done it again.
Oct 2, 2007 — When book editor Arthur Levine invited author Ruth Ozeki to team up with nine other writers to create a new novel, she thought he was nuts. The literary tag team came up with Click, the story of a globe-trotting photojournalist as viewed from a variety of perspectives.
Jun 19, 2005 — British writer Nick Hornby's comic talents have been on display since the novel High Fidelity. Hornby talks about writing for the British and the American ear, and how music plays a role in his creative process.
Jun 15, 2005 — The latest novel from best-selling English author Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down, focuses on a group of suicidal people who accidentally meet atop a tall building — and how that meeting changes their fates. He also writes "Stuff I've Been Reading," a column for The Believer magazine. Many of Hornby's novels have been made into films, including About a Boy, High Fidelity and Fever Pitch.
Dec 13, 2004 — Librarian Nancy Pearl gets a jump on the winter solstice and Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD), that period of the year when many readers fall into a rut of ill humor. She shares her picks for books that beat the winter-weather blues with NPR's Steve Inskeep.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.