Books by Russell Brand

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    Mentors (Hardback)

    Russell Brand

    The follow-up to Sunday Times number one bestseller Recovery, Russell Brand's Mentors explains the benefits of seeking and offering help. Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself?

    This book describes the impact that a series of significant people have had on the author - from the wayward youths he tried to emulate growing up in Essex through to the first ex-junkie sage and the people he turns to today to help him become a better father.

    It explores how we all - consciously and unconsciously - choose guides, mentors and heroes throughout our lives and examines the new perspective they can bring.
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    Recovery (Paperback)

    Russell Brand

    This book is the Number One Sunday Times Bestseller by award-winning comedians, writer and actor, Russell Brand.

    In this guide to addiction, Brand recalls his own experiences as an addict of drugs, alcohol, sex, fame and food. Combining honesty, humour and compassion, he explains the twelve step program that helped him to recover from his addictions and liberate himself from self-centredness and suffering.

    Brand's eloquence and intelligence shines through in this self-help book, where he asks you to reflect on what pain your addiction is masking and why you are running into the wrong job, life or the wrong person's arms.
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    Recovery : Freedom From Our Addictions (Hardback)

    Russell Brand

    This is the age of addiction, a condition so epidemic, so all encompassing and ubiquitous that unless you are fortunate enough to be an extreme case, you probably don't know that you have it. What unhealthy habits and attachments are holding your life together? Are you unconsciously dependent on food? Bad relationships? A job that doesn't fulfill you? Numb, constant perusal of your phone, looking for what? My qualification for writing this book is not that I am better than you, it's that I am worse. I am an addict, addicted to drugs, alcohol, sex, money, love and fame. The program in 12 has given Russell Brand freedom from all addictions and it will do the same for you. This system offers nothing less than liberation from self-centredness, a new perspective, freedom from the illusion of suffering for anyone who is willing to take the necessary steps.
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    The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Paperback)

    Russell Brand

    'They say cometh the hour cometh the man. This means when a situation demands it, the right person - it could be a woman, despite what Sexist Dave would tell you - will appear. This was the hour and in this case the man was a Piper. A Pied Piper.' You'll be enchanted and revolted in equal measure by the host of characters you meet in Russell Brand's Hamelin: the anarchic rats, the arrogant townspeople, sharp-eyed Sam and of course the Pied Piper himself, all brought to life in Brand's inimitable style and with the illustrations of Children's Laureate Chris Riddell.
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    Revolution (Paperback)

    Russell Brand

    Russell Brand wants YOU to join the revolution. We all know the system isn't working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there's nothing we can do - "it's just the way things are". In this book, Russell Brand hilariously lacerates the straw men and paper tigers of our conformist times and presents, with the help of experts as diverse as Thomas Piketty and George Orwell, a vision for a fairer, sexier society that's fun and inclusive. You have been lied to, told there's no alternative, no choice and that you don't deserve any better. Brand destroys this illusory facade as amusingly and deftly as he annihilates Morning Joe anchors, Fox News fascists and BBC stalwarts. This book makes revolution not only possible, but inevitable and fun.
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    My Booky Wook (Paperback)

    Russell Brand

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    Russell Brand grew up in Essex . His father left when he was three months old, he was bulimic at 12 and left school at 16 to study at the Italia Conti stage school. There, he began drinking heavily and taking drugs. He regularly visited prostitutes in Soho, began cutting himself, took drugs on stage during his stand-up shows, and even set himself on fire while on crack cocaine. He has been arrested 11 times and fired from 3 different jobs -- including from XFM and MTV -- and he claims to have slept with over 2,000 women. In 2003 Russell was told that he would be in prison, in a metal hospital or dead within six months unless he went in to rehab. He has now been clean for three years. In 2006 his presenting career took off, and he hosted the NME awards as well as his own MTV show, 1 Leicester Square, plus Big Brother's Big Mouth on Channel 4. His UK stand-up tour was sold out and his BBC Radio 6 show became a cult phenomenon, the second most popular podcast of the year after Ricky Gervais. He was awarded Time Out's Stand Up Comedian of the Year and won Best Newcomer at the British Comedy Awards. In 2007 Russell hosted both the Brit Awards and Comic Relief, and continued to front Big Brother's Big Mouth. His BBC2 radio podcast became the UK's most popular. Russell writes a weekly football column in the Guardian and is the patron of Focus 12, a charity helping people with alcohol and substance misuse.
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