Saturday, October 6, 2007

Week 3: Part 2

Nick Hornby Bio:

DOB: April 17, 1957


Location: Redhill, Surey, England.

First Book: Fever Pitch (1992)

Back gorund: Horby is a graduate from Cambridge University, He has one son; Danny, who is autistic. He becam married in 1998 to Virginia Bovell. Later on Hornby and Virginia became divorced.

Carreer Accomplishments: Fever Pitch was written in 1992, he wrote this book about his obseeion with the Arsenal football club. It won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award, and becam a hit move in the England. Later on here in the U.S. a version of the movie on the Boston Red Sox baseball team was made. He is a well known essay writter and novelist. some of his more famous novels include: High Fidelity, About A Boy, and How To Be Good.

Books Into Movies: Fever Pitch, High Fidelity, About A Boy.

Where is he now?: Nick is now living in Maidenhead England, he is still divorced and not remarried. His newest novel come out on October 16, 2007.


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