Songbook

Songbook

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Pub. price: $17.00

ISBN10: 1573223565 ISBN13: 9781573223560 Publisher: Riverhead Books Published: Oct 1 2003 Pages: 160 Weight: 0.40lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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"All I have to say about these songs is that I love them, and want to sing along to them, and force other people to listen to them, and get cross when these other people don't like them as much as I do." --Nick Hornby, from Songbook

A wise and hilarious collection from the bestselling author of Just Like You, Funny Girl, About a Boy, and High Fidelity.

Songs, songwriters, and why and how they get under our skin...

Songbook is Nick Hornby's labor of love. A shrewd, funny, and completely unique collection of musings on pop music, why it's good, what makes us listen and love it, and the ways in which it attaches itself to our lives--all with the beat of a perfectly mastered mix tape.

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