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David Nicholls


UK flag (b.1966)

David Nicholls is a British author, screenwriter, and actor. A student of Toynbee Comprehensive school and Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, he Graduated from the University of Bristol having studied English Literature and Drama.

Genres: General Fiction, Literary Fiction
 
Novels
   Starter for Ten (2003)
     aka A Question of Attraction
   The Understudy (2005)
   One Day (2009)
   Us (2014)
   Sweet Sorrow (2019)
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Awards
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2010) : One Day
British Book Award Book of the Year winner (2010) : One Day
Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award Best Book winner (2010) : One Day
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2014) : Us


David Nicholls recommends
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The Ask (2010)
Sam Lipsyte
"Funny, smart and mean."
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Rules of Civility (2011)
Amor Towles
"Terrific. A smart, witty, charming dry-martini of a novel"
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Days Without End (2016)
(Days Without End, book 1)
Sebastian Barry
"An amazing achievement. For page after page, I found myself thinking, how does he do this?"
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The Museum of Broken Promises (2019)
Elizabeth Buchan
"A beautiful, evocative love story, a heart-breaking journey into a long-buried past."
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The Wishing Star (2020)
(Playdate Adventures, book 1)
Emma Beswetherick
"Guaranteed free of unicorns and princesses, it's fun, empowering fiction for 5-8 year olds."
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Strange Flowers (2020)
Donal Ryan
"Endlessly surprising and incredibly moving."

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