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I read some other books from this guy and I came to an end: he writes just the way he things.
Each month, Mr. Hornby lists the title and author of the eclectic collection of books he bought vs. the ones he actually read.
This is some of the most hysterically funny writing about books and reading I have ever read.
Not only does Hornby provide humor with his tales of fights with the Polysyllabic Spree, he provides excellent suggestions for new reading material. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Erin S.
Being a huge fan of Nick Hornby's novels I was hesitating with this review, especially after having been called a bastard for being an Amazon reviewer right in the beginning of the... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ana
Sorry about this review, Hornby, I know (now) that you hate Amazon reviews. You'll just have to suck it up. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Alyson C. Miller
Playful, funny, occasionally erudite and informative, this is an account of 14 months of a reading life, interspersed by bouts of football fandom and musical favourites. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Eileen Shaw
This is a short read that won't take very long to complete. His discussions on various things where very entertaining and I highly recommend this book to fans of Hornby or maybe... Read morePublished on November 5, 2012 by The Normal Years
This is nice, easy reading for bibliophiles, as Hornsby does a monthly summary on which books he has bought and which he has read. Read morePublished on October 22, 2012 by Jack M. Walter
At times I worry if my obsession for continuously purchasing books at a rate beyond my capacity to read them is bordering on psychotic behavior... Read morePublished on December 20, 2010 by Joshua P. OConner
"The Complete Polysyllabic Spree" collects together the monthly "Stuff I've Been Reading" columns that Hornby wrote in The Believer magazine from September 2003 to June 2006. Read morePublished on May 24, 2010 by Sam Quixote
I know Hornby says this in his book, but I gotta review it anyways:
"Oh, man, I hate Amazon reviews. Even the nice ones, who say nice things. Read more