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I'm a Joke and So Are You

Paperback edition released 02/05/2019

by Robin Ince, Stewart Lee

I'm a Joke and So Are You Synopsis

Evening Standard's the Best Comedy Books of the Year, 2018 Skinny's Book of the Year, 2018 'Joyfully entertaining. Full of warmth, wisdom and affectionate delight in the wonder and absurdity of being human.' Observer 'Funny, honest and heart-warming.' Matt Haig What better way to understand ourselves than through the eyes of comedians - those who professionally examine our quirks on stage daily? In this touching and witty book, award-winning presenter and comic Robin Ince uses the life of the stand-up as a way of exploring some of the biggest questions we all face. Where does anxiety come from? How do we overcome imposter syndrome? What is the key to creativity? How can we deal with grief? Informed by personal insights from Robin as well as interviews with some of the world's top comedians, neuroscientists and psychologists, this is a hilarious and often moving primer to the mind. But it is also a powerful call to embrace the full breadth of our inner experience - no matter how strange we worry it may be!

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781786492616
Publication date: 2nd May 2019
Author: Robin Ince, Stewart Lee
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Primary Genre Child, developmental and lifespan psychology

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ISBN: 9781786492616
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781786492586
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Format: Hardback

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About Robin Ince, Stewart Lee

Robin Ince is co-presenter of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 show, The Infinite Monkey Cage. He has won the Time Out Outstanding Achievement in Comedy, was nominated for a British Comedy Award for Best Live show, and has won three Chortle Awards. He has toured his stand up across the world from Oslo to LA to Sydney, both solo and with his radio double act partner, Professor Brian Cox.

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