Nick Hornby
Date of Birth
Apr 17, 1957
Birth Place:
Maidenhead, England


Nicknamed by journalists as "the maestro of the male confessional," author Nick Hornby initially gained popularity through the troubled male protagonists of his first three novels -- Fever Pitch, High Fidelity, About a Boy -- and their eventual film adaptations. Yet, with the female narrator of his fourth book, How to Be Good, and his screenwriting partnership with Emma Thompson, he proved that...