Nick Hornby talks about his popular column in the Believer magazine, which chronicles the books he’s read, bought, skimmed, and meant to read. His new book of essays, More Baths Less Talking, is about his encounters with the reading life.
Musician Ben Folds and best-selling author Nick Hornby (High Fidelity, About a Boy, Juliet Naked) talk about their songwriting collaboration, Lonely Avenue. And, Ben Folds performs live. Plus: we hear about how Converse sneakers are getting into a new business...the music business.
The celebrated English novelist Nick Hornby (High Fidelity, About a Boy) often writes about music and musicians, so it only made sense that he'd want to make some music of his own. He's teamed up with the pop pianist Ben Folds for a new album called Lonely Avenue. Ben Folds performs tracks off the new album live in the studio, and the pair discusses their creative collaboration.
Kurt Andersen and the novelist Nick Hornby look at why our culture longs for extended youth. We'll hear from forty-somethings who live out their rock-n-roll dreams in a garage band. And we talk about the pressure to look youthful which is especially intense for actresses.