David Nicholls trained as an actor before making the switch to writing. He is the author of the novels A Question of Attraction, Starter for Ten, and The Understudy. Nicholls has also written many screenplays for film and television, including the feature film adaptation of Starter for Ten. He lives in London.
"Utterly charming . . . a big-hearted, flawless coming-of-age tale, as scary and funny as your yearbook picture."--People (four stars) "Fresh, edgy and very funny . . . [David Nicholls] has a talent for droll dialogue and a wonderful sense of the ridiculous."--USA Today "Starter for Ten has that elusive Hornby-factor. . . . It's wincingly funny . . . a prospect to savour."--Arena