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Nick Hornby

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It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.

— Nick Hornby

#music #relationships #music

I've committed to nothing...and that's just tiny, tiny increments.

— Nick Hornby

#dark-humor #fiction #personal-insight #rob-gordon #humor

It's brilliant, being depressed; you can behave as badly as you like.

— Nick Hornby


It seems to me now that the plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don't need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.

— Nick Hornby

#humanity #love #poetry #experience

Hard is trying to rebuild yourself, piece by piece, with no instruction book, and no clue as to where all the important bits are supposed to go.

— Nick Hornby

#life #problems #starting-over #life

I read the fuck out of every book I can get my hands on.

— Nick Hornby

#humor #reading #humor

We spent all those years talking about stuff we had in common, and the last few months noticing all the ways we were different and it broke both of our hearts.

— Nick Hornby


One could argue that most of the trouble in the world is caused by introspection.

— Nick Hornby


There had been times when he knew, somewhere in him, that he would get used to it, whatever it was, because he had learnt that some hard things became softer after a very little while.

— Nick Hornby

#depression #hard-times #inspirational #life #inspirational

And another way of explaining it is to say that shit happens, and there's no space too small, too dark and airless and fucking hopeless, for people to crawl into.

— Nick Hornby

#hopeless #life #life

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Several of Hornby's books have made the jump from page to screen. The novel about a neurotic record collector and his failed relationships was adapted into a 2000 film starring John Cusack and a Broadway musical in 2006. Their album Lonely Avenue was released in September 2010.

His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide as of 2009. His work frequently touches upon music sport and the aimless and obsessive natures of his protagonists. He is best known for the novels High Fidelity and About a Boy as well as for the football memoir Fever Pitch.

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