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Writer Nick Hornby.

British writer Nick Hornby. His autobiographical memoir about being an obsessed soccer fan, Fever Pitch (1992, now in paperback, Penguin) achieved cult status. With his second book, and his first novel High-Fidelity one reviewer writes that Hornby has "established himself in England as a maestro of the male confessional." High-Fidelity (Riverhead Books, div. of Putnam) is about 36-year old Rob Fleming, an obsessed record-collector, who's just lost his girlfriend, a casualty of his devotion to music.


Other segments from the episode on September 26, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 26, 1995: Interview with Nick Hornby; Interview with Robert Palmer; Review of the film "Nadja."


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