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The Best Nick Hornby Books

Updated August 1, 2019 168 votes 47 voters 2.4k views16 items

List RulesVote for the Nick Hornby novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Nick Hornby books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Nick Hornby is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Many of Nick Hornby's books are movies as well. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Nick Hornby who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

High Fidelity and Juliet, Naked are included in this list. What are Nick Hornby's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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  • 1
    High Fidelity
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    High Fidelity

    Nick Hornby

    First Published1995

    Subjects20th century, England, Literary

    Genres (Book)Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish

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    A Long Way Down
    26
    17

    A Long Way Down

    Nick Hornby

    First Published2005-06-07

    SubjectsSuicide

    Genres (Book)Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 3
    Fever Pitch
    9
    6

    Fever Pitch

    Nick Hornby

    First Published1992

    SubjectsLiterary, Sports, Recreation, Arsenal F.C., Ball game

    Genres (Book)Biography, Fiction, Autobiography

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  • 4
    How to Be Good
    7
    4

    How to Be Good

    Nick Hornby

    First Published2001-05-31

    Genres (Book)Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 5
    About a Boy
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    About a Boy

    Nick Hornby

    First Published1998

    SubjectsHipster, Children

    Genres (Book)Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 6
    Juliet, Naked
    7
    6

    Juliet, Naked

    Nick Hornby

    First Published2009-09-29

    Genres (Book)Novel

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  • 7
    Triple Platinum
    6
    2

    Triple Platinum

    Nick Hornby
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  • 8
    My Favourite Year
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    SubjectsSports, Recreation, History

    Genres (Book)Biography

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  • 9
    Slam
    8
    8

    Slam

    Nick Hornby

    First Published2007

    SubjectsPregnancy, Young adult, Adolescence, England

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 10
    Songbook
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    Songbook

    Nick Hornby

    First Published2002

    SubjectsMusic, Literature, Rock music

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

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  • 11
    Housekeeping vs. The Dirt

    First Published2006

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics, 20th century, Literary criticism

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  • 12
    Speaking with the Angel

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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  • 13
    The Polysyllabic Spree

    First Published2004

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics, Literary criticism

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  • 14
    Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things . .
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  • 15
    Click
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    Click

    Tim Wynne-Jones, Ruth Ozeki

    First Published2007-10-01

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  • 16
    Shakespeare Wrote for Money

    First Published2008

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