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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See all reviews. Mr Brand does have many interesting things to say. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I was somehow bored to tears by the second chapter, despite the fact that he was talking about sex addiction and rehab and other staples of trashy-but-fascinating celebrity memoirs.

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There was no real, solid reason behind my unfavourable feelings towards the poor man. The book garnered mostly positive reviews. The writing isn’t bad when you compare it to other celeb books.

Alyssa captured the moment her cousin was Sure, he needs to get that creepy Oedipal thing evaluated by a therapist before he can have a real relationship with a woman, but outside from having an addictive personality I didn’t see boojy sex as a problem. What is the correct answer? I read the majority of the book in one sitting, in fact.

Cover of bookg hardback edition. But I picked this up because I thought it would be a funny, b fast-paced, and c possibly mildly shocking Those of you who know me well, know how much I hate giving up on things once I’ve started.


And as someone who can relate to his story, I found his honesty both inspirational and comforting.

View all comments. It was interesting to read how someone who had numerous major problems in woik life, cleaned his act up and became one of England’s and now setting up a career in America funniest, most raunchiest comedians.

Orwell said he instantly liked him, and could tell he would boky on with him and could love him, though he was only in his company for a minute and barely any words were spoken. Woko Sun called it “candid, funny and moving. Andddd I guess the book didn’t really show me otherwise. Apr 27, Jason rated it it was ok Recommends it for: An autobiography is perhaps a bit more bearable since you at least get the vaguely comforting first-person narrative of a kind of novel.

Frankly I don’t believe him for the most part.

Even so, My Booky Wook looks sharp overall. It’s upsetting me to write about it, actually, so moving on Well he has been in rehab now and I hope you are a better person these days Russell. An absolute gem of a read. Jul 19, Rosamund rated it really liked it. Russell Brandthe comedian-cum-tabloid personality, is a peculiar phenomenon. Nobody is capable of parodying Russell better than Russell himself, of course.

For what kind of material can a sober and chaste confessional artist use other than a dwindling backlog from a receding past?

My Booky Wook

I found there were aspects of that movie that were so similar to his past. You know the one of the Muppets who’s got hair that’s made out of spaghetti? I thought that too for a few seconds. He grates on the nerves, but he is also revealing about the life of a male sex object.

Aug 05, Katie Owen rated it it was amazing Shelves: When I first picked up the book I didn’t exactly know what to expect because I didn’t think someone’s writing could make me laugh so much but his definitely did.


But I read Revolution and thought the writing wasn’t that bad and I was interested to see how this compared. Orange in the three-bar glow, he just looked lost and sad, like my nan had when she was ready to die, but he was in his 20s – just a man in an empty house, lit by a bar-fire, on drugs he’d found in a dead man’s cupboard. And his ego, oh my God! Problems with the Amazon Kindle version of the book?

Review: Booky Wook 2 by Russell Brand

The poem and our brotherhood ended simultaneously and we carried on alone into the night. I sat in there with just this electric bar heater for comfort, smoking dope and taking daft prescription drugs. At the time I was living on my own in a gorgeous flat off Brick Lane, which I’d originally shared with Amanda, the woman with whom I’d had one of most significant, romantic and destructive relationships of my soppy life. The dissatisfied woman responds by hitting him in the mouth.

He floods his life with an anarchistic unprofessional demeanor, something I find intrepid and People like my mum and my nan, that have just gone, “Oh bloody hell, he’s always gonna be a child to some extent – we’ll just have to keep an eye on him. I still think he is hilarious but damn, what a jerk.