Présentation de l'éditeur
'I decided that I wanted to write a little book of essays about songs I loved ... Songs are what I listen to, almost to the exclusion of everything else.' In his first non-fiction work since Fever Pitch, Nick Hornby writes about 31 songs that either have some great significance in his life - or are just songs that he loves. He discusses, among other things, guitar solos and losing your virginity to a Rod Stewart song and singers whose teeth whistle and the sort of music you hear in Body Shop. 'The soundtrack to his life ... a revealing insight into one of Britain's most popular writers' Evening Standard
Biographie de l'auteur
Nick Hornby was born in 1957. He is the author of two other non-fiction titles, Fever Pitch and The Complete Polysyllabic Spree (2006), four novels, High Fidelity, About A Boy and How To Be Good A Long Way Down. He lives in Highbury, north London.