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Thursday, October 7 2010

Ben Folds and Nick Hornby: Lonely Avenue

Lonely Avenue is a very strong album for Ben Folds, and a successful debut for Nick Hornby as a lyricist. Folds tries to do justice to Hornby's lyrics by staying in his own musical comfort zone and writing great melodies.


Tuesday, September 28 2010

A Working Day: An Interview with Ben Folds

Collaborating with friend and literary hero Nick Hornby, Ben Folds has taken a break from his schedule of reality-TV shows, production of a capella albums, and recording with classical piano prodigies to discuss every angle of Lonely Avenue, his latest work ...


Sunday, April 20 2008

Love in the Time of Record Shops

Technology may have changed the way we obtain music, but as Nick Hornby's High Fidelity reminds us, it can never alter our love affair with the medium.


Tuesday, January 1 2008

Slam by Nick Hornby

Writer of 'male confessionals' turns his talent to a teen.


Monday, April 23 2007

Millions of Women Are Waiting to Meet You by Sean Thomas

People do stupid things in the pursuit of love and lust, and if you haven't then you're lying.


Monday, September 25 2006

Housekeeping vs. The Dirt by Nick Hornby

Hornby seems unable to decide if this is a serious book about reading, or a light-hearted diary for his friends and fans, to be taken with a pinch of salt.


Friday, July 1 2005

A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby

Suicide strikes me as a singularly solitary endeavor, but these four wankers all choose the one spot in all of London at the one time in all of the year when they'd be likely to encounter other suicidal roof-climbers.


Tuesday, February 1 2005

The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby is just humble enough that you cannot hate or resent him, yet authoritative enough that you still retain some reason to respect and be interested in his opinion on books.


Wednesday, April 23 2003

Songbook by Nick Hornby

A glorious and long overdue celebration of popular music.


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