Do you believe in pop?: Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity as ‘Popliteratur’
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Do you believe in pop?: Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity as ‘Popliteratur’ – This study examines the role of Nick Hornby?s novel High Fidelity within the context of the German 1990ies literary genre ?Popliteratur?. Works of this genre relate their storytelling directly to contemporary pop culture. Since pop music and other aspects of popular culture also occur...Read Full Story
Back in March, Reese Witherspoon and her production company optioned Cheryl Strayed's memoir, Wild. Now Nick Hornby is onboard to write the screenplay, according to Deadline. In Wild, Strayed recounts her months-long solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, a trip she set out on in the wake of her mother's ... More » | vulture.comRead Full Story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - It may seem an unlikely pairing to fans of singer/songwriter Ben Folds and novelist Nick Hornby. But to them, collaborating on a new album due out this Tuesday seemed like a natural thing to do.After Folds read a flattering essay written by British author Hornby regarding Folds' tune "Smoke" from his 1997 CD "Whatever and Ever Amen," the two developed a friendship based on mutual admiration." centered around the lyrics a lot, which he didn't realize I didn't write," Folds...Read Full Story
Embedded right in the center of the new collection of stories edited by Nick Hornby, Speaking with the Angel, is a story by Hornby himself. “NippleJesus” is the title of the work which is narrated by Dave, a bouncer and art museum security guard. The story is a seamless interweaving of separate themes and agendas through the central character of Dave. Hornby tackles religion, politics, sex, family and financial responsibility, and art and its relationship with the individual, the artist, and...Read Full Story
It's based on the real-life story of a woman's 1100 mile solo hike across America | nme.comRead Full Story
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Nick Hornby (born 17 April 1957) is an English novelist best known for his books that were adapted into films, "High Fidelity" and "About a Boy." Find more pictures, news and articles about Nick Hornby here.