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David Nicholls

Biography

David Nicholls

David Nicholls is the bestselling author of SWEET SORROW, US, ONE DAY, THE UNDERSTUDY and STARTER FOR TEN. His novels have sold over eight million copies worldwide and are published in 40 languages. Nicholls trained as an actor before making the switch to writing, and he recently won a BAFTA for Patrick Melrose, his adaptation of the novels by Edward St Aubyn, which also won him an Emmy nomination. He lives in London.

David Nicholls

Books by David Nicholls

by David Nicholls - Fiction

Now: On the verge of marriage and a fresh start, 38-year-old Charlie Lewis finds that he can’t stop thinking about the past, and the events of one particular summer. Then: Sixteen-year-old Charlie Lewis looks after his depressed father, and if he thinks about the future at all, it is with a kind of dread. But when Fran Fisher bursts into his life and despite himself, Charlie begins to hope. In order to spend time with Fran, Charlie must join the Company. The price of hope, it seems, is Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet” learned and performed in a theater troupe over the course of a summer. Now: Charlie can’t go to the altar without coming to terms with his relationship with Fran, his friends and his former self.

by David Nicholls - Fiction

Douglas and Connie live more or less happily in the suburbs of London with their moody 17-year-old son, Albie. Then Connie tells Douglas she thinks she wants a divorce. Hoping to encourage her son’s artistic interests, Connie had planned a month-long tour of European capitals, a chance to experience the world’s greatest works of art as a family. Douglas is privately convinced that this landmark trip will rekindle the romance in their marriage and might even help him to bond with Albie.

by David Nicholls - Fiction

It’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over twenty years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed on the same day---July 15th---of each year. Dex and Em face squabbles and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself.