Hornby New Book
Nick Hornby, yea I know I get him confused at first glance with Brice Hornsby as well and then usually skip over his name and onto the next blurb in the feed, but Nick Hornby has a new book coming out. It doesn't sound all that enticing but after reading the other 3, and coincidentally watching the movies (2) of the same titles, About a Boy and High Fidelity, and since I know you have seen them as well, an update was in order.
The new book doesn't sound like anything earth shattering. Apparently it's a book about reading when there is other stuff to do. It sounds to me much like the book Songbook
, in where he does an examination of 31 songs or so that he loves. Here it looks like he talks about books that he's read or a collection of articles about books, or even the weight brought on you when faced with books vs. Seinfeld on TV. All that sounds cool, but I doubt I'll be picking it up. More than likely I'll be using it as a benchmark again to download, whoops I mean buy new books and read them. First book I actually want to get in the new year is
You can find the Hornby book and a slight description here.
It's called the Pollysyllabic Spree - I don't think I like that title too much, but what do I know.