High Fidelity

High Fidelity

Do you know your desert-island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups? Rob does. He keeps a list, in fact. But Laura isn't on it - even though she's just become his latest ex. He's got his life back, you see. He can just do what he wants when he wants: like listen to whatever music he likes, look up the girls that are on his list, and generally behave as if Laura neve Do you know your desert-island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups? Rob does. He keeps a list, in fact. B...

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Title:High Fidelity
Author:Nick Hornby
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Genres:Fiction
ISBN:High Fidelity
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:340 pages pages

High Fidelity Reviews

  • David
    Jul 14, 2007

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

  • Darga
    Jan 15, 2008

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...

    Come Hornby affronta la vita, l'amore e la cultura britannica mi piace sempre molto e averlo letto in inglese me lo ha fatto apprezzare ancora di più. La musica è ciò che più conta nella vita del protagonista e i suoi dischi sono un pò un rifugio, quasi come per me i libri. La dif...

    3.5/5 ?????? ??? ??? ???????? ??????? ???????? ?? ?????????.?????? ???????. ????? ????????? ????????? ... ...

    High Fidelity is one of my Top 5 All-time favourite movies. (And not only because it's a Cusack movie). Strange then, that I didn't realise for a few years that it was based on a book, and embarassing that I didn't realise, 'til I picked it up, this year, that it was a British b...

    I wish High Fidelity had been about the friends from the music shop. They were a lot funnier than... can't remember his name. Can I just say John Cusack? John Cusack used to wear band t-shirts in all his films (notably The Clash). This guy should have been wearing t-shirts to proclaim ...

    "sex is about the only grown-up thing i know how to do; it's weird, then, that it's the only thing that can make me feel like a ten-year-old" "so maybe what i said before, about how listening to too many records messes your life up... maybe there's something in it after all. david...

  • Jessica
    Nov 08, 2007

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

  • Lisa Findley
    Oct 23, 2007

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

  • Mariel
    Nov 28, 2007

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...

    Come Hornby affronta la vita, l'amore e la cultura britannica mi piace sempre molto e averlo letto in inglese me lo ha fatto apprezzare ancora di più. La musica è ciò che più conta nella vita del protagonista e i suoi dischi sono un pò un rifugio, quasi come per me i libri. La dif...

    3.5/5 ?????? ??? ??? ???????? ??????? ???????? ?? ?????????.?????? ???????. ????? ????????? ????????? ... ...

    High Fidelity is one of my Top 5 All-time favourite movies. (And not only because it's a Cusack movie). Strange then, that I didn't realise for a few years that it was based on a book, and embarassing that I didn't realise, 'til I picked it up, this year, that it was a British b...

    I wish High Fidelity had been about the friends from the music shop. They were a lot funnier than... can't remember his name. Can I just say John Cusack? John Cusack used to wear band t-shirts in all his films (notably The Clash). This guy should have been wearing t-shirts to proclaim ...

  • Rick Monkey
    Jan 15, 2008

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

  • Jenn(ifer)
    Jan 15, 2008

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

  • Greg
    Jun 27, 2008

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

  • Caitlin Constantine
    Aug 09, 2011

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...

    Come Hornby affronta la vita, l'amore e la cultura britannica mi piace sempre molto e averlo letto in inglese me lo ha fatto apprezzare ancora di più. La musica è ciò che più conta nella vita del protagonista e i suoi dischi sono un pò un rifugio, quasi come per me i libri. La dif...

    3.5/5 ?????? ??? ??? ???????? ??????? ???????? ?? ?????????.?????? ???????. ????? ????????? ????????? ... ...

    High Fidelity is one of my Top 5 All-time favourite movies. (And not only because it's a Cusack movie). Strange then, that I didn't realise for a few years that it was based on a book, and embarassing that I didn't realise, 'til I picked it up, this year, that it was a British b...

    I wish High Fidelity had been about the friends from the music shop. They were a lot funnier than... can't remember his name. Can I just say John Cusack? John Cusack used to wear band t-shirts in all his films (notably The Clash). This guy should have been wearing t-shirts to proclaim ...

    "sex is about the only grown-up thing i know how to do; it's weird, then, that it's the only thing that can make me feel like a ten-year-old" "so maybe what i said before, about how listening to too many records messes your life up... maybe there's something in it after all. david...

    3.5 stars. I realized about halfway through the book that Rob Fleming is basically me in dude form, which is probably why I found him so insufferable. That says more about me than it does about this book, but there you have it. I quite enjoyed this story of a mid-30s dude who loses...

    Really good book, great film! four stars ...

    I'd only ever seen the movie, and thought John Cusack's character came across as a colossal ass of epic proportions. (Not just a colossal ass, and not just an ass of epic proportions. He was a combination of the two.) Enough time had passed and I was not really wanting to read any of t...

  • Manny
    Oct 28, 2014

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

  • Fey
    Apr 04, 2011

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...

    Come Hornby affronta la vita, l'amore e la cultura britannica mi piace sempre molto e averlo letto in inglese me lo ha fatto apprezzare ancora di più. La musica è ciò che più conta nella vita del protagonista e i suoi dischi sono un pò un rifugio, quasi come per me i libri. La dif...

    3.5/5 ?????? ??? ??? ???????? ??????? ???????? ?? ?????????.?????? ???????. ????? ????????? ????????? ... ...

    High Fidelity is one of my Top 5 All-time favourite movies. (And not only because it's a Cusack movie). Strange then, that I didn't realise for a few years that it was based on a book, and embarassing that I didn't realise, 'til I picked it up, this year, that it was a British b...

  • Agnieszka
    Mar 02, 2014

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

  • Jennifer
    Aug 31, 2009

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

  • Klela
    Mar 16, 2017

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...

    Come Hornby affronta la vita, l'amore e la cultura britannica mi piace sempre molto e averlo letto in inglese me lo ha fatto apprezzare ancora di più. La musica è ciò che più conta nella vita del protagonista e i suoi dischi sono un pò un rifugio, quasi come per me i libri. La dif...

  • Buggy
    Oct 22, 2010

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

  • Emer
    Aug 15, 2014

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...

    Come Hornby affronta la vita, l'amore e la cultura britannica mi piace sempre molto e averlo letto in inglese me lo ha fatto apprezzare ancora di più. La musica è ciò che più conta nella vita del protagonista e i suoi dischi sono un pò un rifugio, quasi come per me i libri. La dif...

    3.5/5 ?????? ??? ??? ???????? ??????? ???????? ?? ?????????.?????? ???????. ????? ????????? ????????? ... ...

    High Fidelity is one of my Top 5 All-time favourite movies. (And not only because it's a Cusack movie). Strange then, that I didn't realise for a few years that it was based on a book, and embarassing that I didn't realise, 'til I picked it up, this year, that it was a British b...

    I wish High Fidelity had been about the friends from the music shop. They were a lot funnier than... can't remember his name. Can I just say John Cusack? John Cusack used to wear band t-shirts in all his films (notably The Clash). This guy should have been wearing t-shirts to proclaim ...

    "sex is about the only grown-up thing i know how to do; it's weird, then, that it's the only thing that can make me feel like a ten-year-old" "so maybe what i said before, about how listening to too many records messes your life up... maybe there's something in it after all. david...

    3.5 stars. I realized about halfway through the book that Rob Fleming is basically me in dude form, which is probably why I found him so insufferable. That says more about me than it does about this book, but there you have it. I quite enjoyed this story of a mid-30s dude who loses...

    Really good book, great film! four stars ...

  • Joey Woolfardis
    Mar 12, 2017

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

  • Ana
    Mar 11, 2013

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...

    Come Hornby affronta la vita, l'amore e la cultura britannica mi piace sempre molto e averlo letto in inglese me lo ha fatto apprezzare ancora di più. La musica è ciò che più conta nella vita del protagonista e i suoi dischi sono un pò un rifugio, quasi come per me i libri. La dif...

    3.5/5 ?????? ??? ??? ???????? ??????? ???????? ?? ?????????.?????? ???????. ????? ????????? ????????? ... ...

    High Fidelity is one of my Top 5 All-time favourite movies. (And not only because it's a Cusack movie). Strange then, that I didn't realise for a few years that it was based on a book, and embarassing that I didn't realise, 'til I picked it up, this year, that it was a British b...

    I wish High Fidelity had been about the friends from the music shop. They were a lot funnier than... can't remember his name. Can I just say John Cusack? John Cusack used to wear band t-shirts in all his films (notably The Clash). This guy should have been wearing t-shirts to proclaim ...

    "sex is about the only grown-up thing i know how to do; it's weird, then, that it's the only thing that can make me feel like a ten-year-old" "so maybe what i said before, about how listening to too many records messes your life up... maybe there's something in it after all. david...

    3.5 stars. I realized about halfway through the book that Rob Fleming is basically me in dude form, which is probably why I found him so insufferable. That says more about me than it does about this book, but there you have it. I quite enjoyed this story of a mid-30s dude who loses...

    Really good book, great film! four stars ...

    I'd only ever seen the movie, and thought John Cusack's character came across as a colossal ass of epic proportions. (Not just a colossal ass, and not just an ass of epic proportions. He was a combination of the two.) Enough time had passed and I was not really wanting to read any of t...

    I loved this book. I LOVED it. Again, one of those rare reads that just make you feel so much better about everything around you. And not because the characters were shitty and their life story was worse than yours, but because the characters and the overall plot was so well put togeth...

  • Fiona
    Aug 06, 2012

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

  • Kelly (and the Book Boar)
    May 30, 2014

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

  • Suzanne
    Apr 06, 2018

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

  • Samadrita
    Nov 28, 2012

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

  • Paula W
    Apr 30, 2016

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...

    Come Hornby affronta la vita, l'amore e la cultura britannica mi piace sempre molto e averlo letto in inglese me lo ha fatto apprezzare ancora di più. La musica è ciò che più conta nella vita del protagonista e i suoi dischi sono un pò un rifugio, quasi come per me i libri. La dif...

    3.5/5 ?????? ??? ??? ???????? ??????? ???????? ?? ?????????.?????? ???????. ????? ????????? ????????? ... ...

    High Fidelity is one of my Top 5 All-time favourite movies. (And not only because it's a Cusack movie). Strange then, that I didn't realise for a few years that it was based on a book, and embarassing that I didn't realise, 'til I picked it up, this year, that it was a British b...

    I wish High Fidelity had been about the friends from the music shop. They were a lot funnier than... can't remember his name. Can I just say John Cusack? John Cusack used to wear band t-shirts in all his films (notably The Clash). This guy should have been wearing t-shirts to proclaim ...

    "sex is about the only grown-up thing i know how to do; it's weird, then, that it's the only thing that can make me feel like a ten-year-old" "so maybe what i said before, about how listening to too many records messes your life up... maybe there's something in it after all. david...

    3.5 stars. I realized about halfway through the book that Rob Fleming is basically me in dude form, which is probably why I found him so insufferable. That says more about me than it does about this book, but there you have it. I quite enjoyed this story of a mid-30s dude who loses...

  • doctor
    Feb 10, 2014

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

  • Matthew
    Sep 19, 2018

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

  • Jr Bacdayan
    Nov 06, 2013

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

  • Thodoris Fotoglou
    Oct 16, 2016

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...

    Come Hornby affronta la vita, l'amore e la cultura britannica mi piace sempre molto e averlo letto in inglese me lo ha fatto apprezzare ancora di più. La musica è ciò che più conta nella vita del protagonista e i suoi dischi sono un pò un rifugio, quasi come per me i libri. La dif...

    3.5/5 ?????? ??? ??? ???????? ??????? ???????? ?? ?????????.?????? ???????. ????? ????????? ????????? ... ...

  • Eirini Proikaki
    Oct 21, 2016

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

  • Katarina
    Jun 05, 2018

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

    O ???? ????? 35 ??????,??? ???? ??????,??? ????? ?????????????? ??? ?? ??????? ???,?????? ????????,?????? ??????????????,? ?????? ??? ????? ??? ???????? ??? ?...

    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

  • Ginny_1807
    Jun 21, 2012

    I have a problem. You see, when it comes to reviewing my favorite books, I?m all thumbs. Coherent thoughts elude me and float downstream like a toy boat escaping from a little boy?s grasp. Rob is my soul mate, you see. He and I are the same fucked up, insecure, too-much-in-ou...

    I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So sue me. Book buying isn't, you know, a quick thing for me. I browse, I choose, I read the blurbs inside, I deliberate, I read a chapter from ever book I've chosen. In short, I only read things I'm really like...

    Nick Hornby writes about losers and makes them lovable. But not this time. I couldn't stand the self-pitying little git, his loser wanker record store buddies, nor their ridiculous fracking lists. Reading this book felt like being trapped in an elevator with the pathetic Scrubs doucheb...

    Ah, nostalgia! This book takes place in the mid-90s. Even though the protagonist is in his 30s, the content really does take me back to my time in high school and college. Everything was music and concerts ? and a lot of the music he talks about is the music everyone was into back th...

    High Fidelity is several things at once. It is a specimen of guylit (I just invented the term yes) - romance and single life explained from the point of view of a man. And we have so few of those. It is a humorous reflection on life and its many failings. And lastly, it is the tale...

    Top Five Reasons to Read This Book: 1) Offers multiple opportunities to fall off your chair laughing. 2) Draws entirely convincing characters making stupid decisions and dealing with the repercussions. 3) Reminds you of all sorts of artists you must check out further. 4) Answers th...

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003. I used to think-and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do-that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over ...

    Rob runs a record store in London, has two weird sidekicks, creates silly top-five lists of everything and his girlfriend Laura has just finished with him. What more could I say about him ? Well, Rob is thirty-five selfish asshole, pompous snob and a pathetic, emotionally immature lo...

    This read got me itching to watch John Cusack in the movie form, but I haven?t looked it up yet. It is in the making as a series with the gender of the lead flipped - interesting! This was an okay read for me, I feel my lack of music knowledge may have not made it a winner for me....

    This is the only Nick Hornby book I've read, and it seemed like a good introduction to the genre I imagine must be called "dick lit." I read it on a plane to the West Coast, and it was the perfect thing: started at take-off, finished just before landing, this had the perfect proportion...

    You mean the book where a pompous sack of sexist shit gets to not only take a dump on his independent ex-girlfriend, while acting pretentious based off of his 'extraordinary' music tastes, but gets her back and somehow everything between them just isn't just fixed - but somehow miracul...

    Remember all those Romantic films or even the hapless Romantic Comedies you?ve seen, the infinitesimal, clichéd and hopelessly repetitive plots? The same guy and gal meet somewhere odd or mildly weird so that things are interesting. Probably a boss and employee type of thing (The Pr...

    I have not read the book, but I have seen the movie. Let me explain how much I liked it. As things turned out, I watched it on a cross-Channel ferry travelling from Caen to Portsmouth. The trip takes about seven hours, and I was bored. I recall that I had packed Camus's La peste to ...

    Opening line: My desert -island, all time, top five most memorable split-ups, in chronological order:? This is one of those modern classics on everyone?s ?to read? list and while it wasn?t my first Nick Hornby book it is the one that everyone talks about so of course I wen...

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ 3.5 Stars I?d like my life to be like a Bruce Springsteen song. Just once. I know I?m not born to run, I know that the Seven Sisters? Road is nothing like Thunder Road, but feelings can?t be so different, ca...

    There is a 90% chance I am getting made redundant in the next week. How am I feeling? On a scale of one to rubbish, I feel Reading High Fidelity For The First Time Since I Was Sixteen And Had Just Broken Up With A Boy. Didn't even like the job much. Just don't like the uncertainty. ...

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    Nick Hornby is da bomb! Seriously. He's funny, astute and while one might think they are reading a straight-forward, comedic tale, there are some fairly deep assessments going on within. Some moments made me laugh out loud and some moments, all too relatable, made my heart hurt. Also -...

    Hvala Bogu i ovom do?e kraj. ...

    Rarely do I catch myself reading a book after I'd already seen the movie (mostly because I feel as if the movie TAKES something from the book while the book GIVES something to a movie, and thus the order should always be book first and movie second -- so that the book starts with the u...

    Leggero e divertente senza essere mai banale o scontato, questo libro è quanto di più accattivante e gradevole si possa sperare di incontrare nel corso delle proprie incursioni nel mondo della lettura. La trama è scarna, ma viene arricchita e movimentata da una inesauribile vena i...