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Russell Brand is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author, and activist. After beginning his career as a stand-up comedian and later becoming an MTV presenter, Brand first achieved renown in 2004 as the host of Big Brother's Big Mouth, a Big Brother spin-off.
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The Creative ACT
A Way of Being
Rick Rubin - 2023-01-17
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From the legendary music producer, a master at helping people connect with the wellsprings of their creativity, comes a beautifully crafted book many years in the making that offers that same deep wisdom to all of us"I set out to write a book about what to do to make a great work of art. Instead, it revealed itself to be a book on how to be." --Ric...
Russell Brand
📚 @RickRubin created genres. He is like Oppenheimer; a destroyer and creator of worlds a true genius. Read this fantastic book "The Creative Act: A Way Of Being"      source
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33 Myths of the System
Darren Allen - 2021-04-18
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A radical guide to the entire civilised system in its final, most developed form. 33 Myths of the System takes apart the fabrications of all the ideologies and religions of the system, exposing the iniquitous fictions at the heart of socialism, capitalism, professionalism, postmodernism, economics, psychology, all forms of technocratic progress and...
Russell Brand
A powerful book. A great title. A brilliant communicator. Pick up a copy from @expressiveegg      source
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A Place of Refuge
An Experiment in Communal Living – The Story of Windsor Hill Wood
Tobias Jones - 2016-06-14
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Why is it that the more advanced our society becomes, the unhappier we are?Seeking an answer from the only honest perspective, Tobias Jones and his wife opened up their family home and ten acre woodland to those going through crises in their lives, or suffering from depression, addiction and loneliness.They will encounter extraordinary people: from...
Russell Brand
This book by Tobias Jones (@Tobias_Italia) is a beautiful account about the challenges and joys of communal living. Have a look at it! (A Place Of Refuge)      source
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Dirty Vegan Book 2
Matt Pritchard - 2019-10-03
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** THE HOTLY ANTICIPATED FOLLOW-UP TO THE BESTSELLING BBC TIE-IN DIRTY VEGAN **From the ex-presenter of the cult TV show Dirty Sanchez, Matt Pritchard, comes the accompanying book to the BBC's leading vegan cookery programme, Dirty Vegan.Returning to screens for a second season, Matt shows you just how easy and cheap it can be to go vegan and how t...
Russell Brand
When I knew Pritchard @DirtyVeganTV at MTV in the noughties I didn’t think I’d one day I’d be recommending his vegan cook book. Bong making technique, maybe. The fact is, it’s great.      source
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The Hand & Flowers Cookbook
Tom Kerridge - 2021-01-12
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The long-awaited cookbook from Tom Kerridge's legendary two-Michelin-star pub.The Hand & Flowers is the first (and only) pub in the world to acquire two Michelin stars. At this relaxed and accessible dining space in the heart of Buckinghamshire, Tom Kerridge serves up innovative, sophisticated dishes that masterfully reinvent and elevate British cl...
Russell Brand
I’m vegan and I don’t drink booze. BUT I still LOVE this book by @ChefTomKerridge, he is a culinary alchemist.      source
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Is This Anything?
Jerry Seinfeld - 2020-10-06
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The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy.Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub “Catch a Rising Star” as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and saved everything. “Whenever I came up with a funn...
Russell Brand
What a brilliant and funny book by a great man. All @JerrySeinfeld material. On the page they are like haikus or incantations of mirth.      source
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Because of You
Dawn French - 2020-10-15
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THE EAGERLY AWAITED, LIFE-AFFIRMING AND MOVING SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER FROM NUMBER-ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAWN FRENCH__________ Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock . . . midnight. The old millennium turns into the new. In the same hospital, two very different women give birth to two very similar daughters. Hope leaves with a beautiful baby girl....
Russell Brand
Incredible book from one of my comedy heroes - the beautiful and magnificent @Dawn_French      source
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Kill All Normies
Angela Nagle - 2017-06-30
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Recent years have seen a revival of the heated culture wars of the 1990s, but this time its battle ground is the internet. On one side the alt right ranges from the once obscure neo-reactionary and white separatist movements, to geeky subcultures like 4chan, to more mainstream manifestations such as the Trump-supporting gay libertarian Milo Yiannop...
Russell Brand
Very excited by this writer and this book on where we are RIGHT NOW in this mad cultural moment. #angelanagle      source
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The Artist's Way
25th Anniversary Edition
Julia Cameron - 2016-10-25 (first published in 1992)
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This international bestseller has inspired millions to overcome the limiting beliefs and fears that inhibit the creative process. First published twenty-five years ago, The Artist's Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. Perhaps even more vital in today's cultural climate than when it was first published, The Artist's Way is a powerf...
Russell Brand
RBNews: Week 1, Artist's Way - I love it. A practical, spiritual, nurturing book. I'm...      source
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Journey within
A Modern Guide to the Ancient Wisdom of Bhakti Yoga
Swami Radhanath - 2016-01-01
Destined to become a classic of spiritual teachings, "The Journey Within" guides readers through the main tenets of Bhakti Yoga and Hinduism. Radhanath Swami draws from his enlightening life path, as well as his personal experiences with revered leaders such as Swami Prabhupada, to demystify the ancient devotional path of Bhakti Yoga, capturing its...
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RBNews: New TrewLit book choice! Another spiritual swim, this time in the mind of...      source
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Rising in Love
Ram Das Batchelder - 2014-12-12