Nick Hornby Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


14th January 2016

Quote: "I fear when you are a writer it means remarkably little... (But) I'm so proud of Saoirse... When I started this (project), Saoirse was 14... It's wonderful kismet that it (the film) took so long to finance that Saoirse was old enough for the role." Brooklyn screenwriter and celebrated author Nick Hornby shrugs off his Oscar nomination and lavishes praise on the film's star, Saoirse Ronan, who has won a Best Actress nod for her role in the drama.


30th November 2012

Fact: British author Nick Hornby has signed up to write the script for Reese Witherspoon's new movie, a drama based on Cheryl Strayed's book Wild.


17th June 2010

Fact: British artists Tracey Emin, Nick Hornby and BILLY CHILDISH have recreated the The Clash's iconic LONDON CALLING album cover in honour of the sleeve's creator RAY LOWRY, who died in 2008. An exhibition of the pieces will go on display in London on Friday (18Jun10).


4th January 2006

Fact: <p>Salman Rushdie and High Fidelity author Nick Hornby lost out at the Whitbread book awards yesterday (03JAN06) after their latest tales were beaten by debut novelist ALI SMITH in the Novel of the Year category. Smith won $9,000 (GBP5,000) for The Accidental, which will go on to compete for the title Whitbread Book of the Year later this month (24JAN06). </p>


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