Nick Hornby (born 17 April 1957) is an English novelist, essayist, lyricist and screenwriter. He is best known for the novels High Fidelity, About a Boy, and for the football memoir Fever Pitch. His work frequently touches upon music, sport, and the aimless and obsessive natures of his protagonists.
Hornby was born in Redhill, Surrey, England. He was brought up in Maidenhead, and educated at Maidenhead Grammar School and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he read English. His parents divorced when he was 11.
This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Nick Hornby , which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0