Slam (Paperback)

By Nick Hornby

Riverhead Books, 9781594483455, 309pp.

Publication Date: October 7, 2008



The #1 New York Times bestseller from the beloved, award-winning author of Funny Girl, High Fidelity, and About A Boy.
For 16-year-old Sam, life is about to get extremely complicated. He and his girlfriend make that ex-girlfriend Alicia have gotten themselves into a bit of trouble. Sam is suddenly forced to grow up and struggle with the familiar fears and inclinations that haunt us all.
Nick Hornby's poignant and witty novel shows a rare and impressive understanding of human relationships and what it really means to be a man.

About the Author

Nick Hornby is the author of six internationally bestselling novels (High Fidelity, About a Boy, How to be Good, A Long Way Down, SlamandJuliet, Naked)and severalworks of non-fictionincludingFever Pitch, Songbook and Ten Years In The Tub, a collection of his 'StuffI've Been Reading' columns from the Believer.His screenplay for the filmAn Educationwas nominated for an Academy Award.He lives in Highbury, north London."