Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 192 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.39 in
Published: August 28, 2007
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0375835334
ISBN - 13: 9780375835339
About the Book
Told in alternating chapters, this he said/she said romance is a sexy, funny roller coaster of a story about one date over one very long night, with two teenagers who are just trying to figure out who they want to be.
Read from the Book
1. NICK I find Dev at the bar, talking to a guy our age who looks familiar in that Type kind of way. When I get to where they’re standing, I’m introduced as “the bass god, Nick,” and he’s introduced as “Hunter from Hunter.” Dev thanks me for being equipment bitch, and from the way the conversation doesn’t continue from there I know I’m interrupting. If it was Thom, my agitation would probably be noticed. But Dev needs you to spell emotions out for him, and right now I’m not in the mood. So I just tell him where I left the stuff and pretend I’m going off to search for a clear spot on the bar to summon the bartender from. And once I’m pretending that’s the truth, I figure it might as well be the truth. I still can’t see Tris, and there’s a small part of me that’s wondering if it was even her in the crowd. Maybe it was someone who looked like Tris, which would explain the guy who didn’t look like anybody. Are You Randy? stop playing their instruments one by one, until the lead singer croons a final, a cappella note. I wish for their sake I could say the club falls into silence at this, but in truth the air is one-half conversation. Still, that’s better than average, and the band gets a lunge of applause and cheers. I clap, too, and notice that the girl next to me puts two fingers in her mouth to whistle old-fashioned style. The sound is clear and spirited, and makes me thi
From the Publisher
It all starts when Nick asks Norah to be his girlfriend for five
minutes. He only needs five minutes to avoid his ex-girlfriend,
who's just walked in to his band's show. With a new guy. And then,
with one kiss, Nick and Norah are off on an adventure set against
the backdrop of New York City-and smack in the middle of all the
joy, anxiety, confusion, and excitement of a first date.
This he said/she said romance told by YA stars Rachel Cohn and
David Levithan is a sexy, funny roller coaster of a story about one
date over one very long night, with two teenagers, both recovering
from broken hearts, who are just trying to figure out who they want
to be-and where the next great band is playing.
Told in alternating chapters, teeming with music references, humor,
angst, and endearing side characters, this is a love story you'll
wish were your very own. Working together for the first time,
Rachel Cohn and David Levithan have combined forces to create a
book that is sure to grab readers of all ages and never let them
From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Rachel Cohn is the author of critically-acclaimed YA novels
Shrimp, Pop Princess, Gingerbread, and middle-grade novel
The Steps. A graduate of Barnard College, she lives and
writes in Manhattan. Nick and Norah''s Infinite Playlist
is Rachel''s first book for Knopf.
David Levithan is a children''s book editor in New York City. The
author lives in NYC; Hoboken, NJ.
From the Hardcover edition.
"Electric, sexy . . . and genuinely poignant, this is a compelling
story of the risks and thrills of burgeoning intimacy." - The