Blog Posts - Nick Hornby



Las ventajas de ser un marginado

Por si todavía no lo supiérais, hago caso a vuestras recomendaciones. Es verdad que algunas me llaman más la atención que otras, pero todas todas todas las tengo en cuenta, y como muestra un botón. Hace algunos días, la amiga Soff, que había l...
by El Ojo Lector on Jan 11, 2016

Otra triste canción

La gente se preocupa de que los niños jueguen con armas, los adolescentes vean videos violentos; nos asusta que alguna parte de la cultura de la violencia los absorba.  Nadie se preocupa que los niños escuchen -literalmente- miles de canciones...
by Avarana on May 24, 2015

Happy Rex Manning Day!: Book Recommendations for the Empire Records Characters

“We mustn’t dwell. No, not today. We can’t. Not on Rex Manning day!” Every April 8th, the internet celebrates Rex Manning Day. What is Rex Manning Day, you ask? Oh, it’s only the one-day setting for one of the best ̷...
by Book Riot on Apr 8, 2015

Ditemi la verità

Stuff I’ve been reading di Nick Hornby, pubblicato da Penguin per il mercato in lingua inglese (e in Italia uscito insieme ad altri volumi con Guanda – vd bibliografia in fondo a questo articolo) è stato definito dalla critica d’oltreocea...
by la poesia e lo spirito on Mar 27, 2015

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In February

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, much more- there are book recommendations for everyone here! Some are old, some are new, and some aren’t even out … Continue...
by Book Riot on Mar 2, 2015

Wild (2014) Movie Review : Losing & Rediscover Yourself

Every once or more in your life, there’s got to be one time where you can’t help but feel lost and lost sight of who... The post Wild (2014) Movie Review : Losing & Rediscover Yourself appeared first on Inspired Ground.
by Inspired Ground on Feb 3, 2015

A Long Way Down (2014) Review

On New Year’s Eve in London four suicidal people meet on the top of a building, each having their own reasons for wanting to jump. The night takes them on a journey and they make a pact to stay alive until at least Valentine’s Day. I was...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Jan 3, 2015

Trailer released for Wild starring Reese Witherspoon

Fox Searchlight has released the first trailer for Wild, the new film from Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallee and starring Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line). Similar in tone and story to Australian back-packer film Tracks, Wil...
by Flickering Myth Movie Blog on Jul 11, 2014

Reading Pathways: Nick Hornby

If I was to list my desert-island, all-time, top 5 favorite authors, Nick Hornby would be top of the list every time. The first Nick Hornby book I read was How To Be Good. Halfway through, I looked up at … Continued You just finished reading...
by Book Riot on Jul 8, 2014

Citation de lecture - A Long Way Down de Nick Hornby

Voici une autre citation du livre A Long Way Down de Nick Hornby. C'est un livre merveilleux!  «She was hoping that her mum and dad would come and make everything better, in the way mums and dads are supposed to. I used to...
by Livres et Biscuits on Jul 8, 2014

Citation de lecture - A Long Way Down de Nick Hornby

Voici une citation du livre A Long Way Down de Nick Hornby.  «The trouble with my generation is that we all think we're fucking geniuses. Making something isn't good enough for us, and neither is selling something, or teaching somet...
by Livres et Biscuits on Jun 24, 2014

The World Cup Reading List – The Best Books About Soccer

For several years there was a quiz night in Edinburgh whose very existence offended me. Because it was a quiz for artistic and creative people, its organisers said, there would be no sports round. A love of creativity and a … Continued You ju...
by Book Riot on Jun 11, 2014

One Word Book Review

Here's 'Sitting Comfortably's guide to what's hot and what's barely lukewarm in my world of books in the form of a one word review. Continue reading →...
by Sitting Comfortably? on Feb 15, 2013

Penis-Waving Literature: Rock Out with Your (Literary) Cock Out

A few weeks back, I chatted about Canada by Richard Ford and called it a fine example of penis-waving literature. I rather delighted myself with the term, and judging by Twitter comments I rather delighted a few of you as well. But I also got a lot o...
by Book Riot on Dec 11, 2012

Holiday Rereads

It’s coming up to Christmas, and the winter holidays always get me in a space where I’m ready to reread.  I don’t typically reread books unless I am writing about them or teaching them (I’m one of those who can’t bear t...
by Book Riot on Dec 5, 2012

About a Boy DVD

Stars: Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult and Toni Collette Director: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz Writers: Nick Hornby IMDb (function(d,s,id){var... Click on the title to Watch full movie online...
by Filimia on Oct 11, 2012

Production and Casting News: A Long Way Down

A few years ago I really got into reading the books of Nick Hornby, however when it came to A Long Way Down it took me a good couple of years to actually read it properly. I ended up borrowing it from the library, not finishing it and finally picking...
by Entertained on Sep 15, 2012

Journal Entry for 21.03.2012

I woke up feeling rather happy for no particular reason, but it was a nice feeling as it doesn’t happen all that often, in fact I cannot recall the last time it did happen lately, maybe the move is already … Continue reading →...
by Day in the life of a busy gal on Mar 25, 2012

Writing about Reading

I came home from the pub early last night (Tuesday night), I was home for 9pm. This seems to be the latest new habit for me, I am just so fickle… Anyway, having no internet at home still and a … Continue reading →...
by Day in the life of a busy gal on Mar 24, 2012

El final de película del Liverpool-Arsenal de 1989

Cualquier seguidor de fútbol tiene una historia detrás, un por qué empezó a querer unos colores. Todo ello suele estar marcado por el primer día que acudes al estadio, cuando vives unas sensaciones indescriptibles, e irrepetibles, en las que las...
by Memorias de una cinta VHS on Mar 17, 2012


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