My Booky Wook [Russell Brand] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Russell Brand exploded onto the international comedy scene. Russell Brand: I became preoccupied with London’s Hogarthian underbelly when I was in my late teens and studying at the Drama Centre in. Russell Brand’s gleeful tale of drugs and debauchery in My Booky Wook puts most other celebrity memoirs to shame, writes Andrew Anthony.

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It completely retained all of his idiosyncrasies of speech and instead of hearing my internal-voice dictating the pages, Russell Brand’s was clear all the way through. I am famous for saying, so many books, so little timehowever, I hold onto a book once I start it, and I vow to complete it regardless of how long it takes. I wouldn’t mind reading about his marriage to Katy Perry because I’m nosy like that. After his father introduced him to the comforts of prostitutes on a male-bonding holiday in the Far East, he also developed a heavy dependence on lap dancers and brothels.

Review: Booky Wook 2 by Russell Brand

Start reading My Booky Wook: For examples of those who aren’t: A richly detailed wooi that’s peppered with both evocative descriptions of the author’s homeland and memorable lines But really, the fault lies wi Really this is a 3. It’s not overly graphic, but disturbing.


He’s one of those people whom you can tell is just smart, funny, kindhearted. Russell Brand’s memoir is interested in what others are doing, but will not approach a peer to initiate play. He will never be able to write a genuine novel, since I doubt very much that he would be able to separate himself enough, or indeed be prepared to make himself as invisible as a good author necessarily needs to be. She convinced me that he was a really interesting man and that I should read this here Booky Wook and with a title like that, how could I refuse?

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But what sets him apart from the vast majority of comedians offering up their navel contents for public inspection is an exceptional combination of candour, ardour and humour. 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.

It got loose, and then six months later, it came back.

What is perversely impressive is that throughout all these reckless escapades he retains a galvanising ambition to become famous. I was less struck by his humor in this book and nooky is a funny guythan I was by his ability to simultaneously feel sorry for himself for his difficult childhood!

Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. So, I’m cheating a bit – as I didn’t finsh, couldn’t finish, this book.


wiok Although sometimes his comedy routines get a bit obnoxious, they are pretty hysterical at other times. Down among the have-nots, the drunks and the junkies, fleeting moments of mutual connection happen quite frequently. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. The comedian jokingly advises aspiring movie stars who want to learn film-making to book themselves into a mobile home trailer park in Ramsgate a dowdy seaside resort in Kent for three months wool say the same thing 20 times every morning while caked in make-up.

Get woo, Know Us. I My Booky Wook is Russell Brand’s memoir where he discusses moments from his childhood leading up to how he got into comedy. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. He was like a bull in the china shop of life. He made his first official appearance with his new wife, the singer Katy Perry, at the MTV Europe Awards, looking a picture of contentment. Jul 11, Hannah Young rated it liked it Recommends it for: View all 6 comments.

Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. She’s quoted as saying: It may be a bit more disturbing, but certainly more enjoyable. An absolute gem of a read. Self indulgent but then it is a an autobiography!