How to Be a Modern Man: Lives Less Ordinary

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Ebury Publishing, Jul 7, 2011 - Humor - 48 pages
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The Lives Less Ordinary series brings you the most exciting, adventurous and entertaining true-life writing that is out there, for men who are time-poor but want the best. Lives Less Ordinary drops you into extreme first-hand accounts of human experience, whether that's the adrenaline-pumping heights of professional sport, the brutality of the modern battlefield, the casual violence of the criminal world, the mind-blowing frontiers of science, or the excesses of rock 'n' roll, high finance and Hollywood. Lives Less Ordinary also brings you some of the finest comic voices around, on every subject from toilet etiquette to Paul Gascoigne.

Danny Wallace is a modern man. And that can be a very tricky thing to be these days. By rather cleverly doing the opposite of what should actually be done, let Danny show you how to catch your own fish for dinner, be a social maverick, and rise up against everyone who lets you down. And find out what 'I had a Nando's' really means.

This digital bite has been extracted from Danny Wallace's brilliant book Awkward Situations for Men.

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This is just a collection of previous column writings. Shameful attempt at branding as new book to make money. Disappointed in Danny.

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About the author (2011)

Danny's first solo book, Join Me, was described as a 'word-of-mouth phenomenon' by The Bookseller and 'one of the funniest stories you will ever read' by the Daily Mail. His second book, Yes Man - in which he decided to say 'Yes' to everything - was described as 'hilarious' by several national newspapers. The Warner Bros. film adaptation of Wallace's book Yes Man, starring Jim Carrey in the lead role, was released in December 2008 and grossed $230,000,000 worldwide. Danny's third book Friends Like These, described by The Bookseller as 'another comedy masterpiece' is currently in development as a major project by Miramax. Danny Wallace is PPA's Columnist of the Year 2011.

Danny Wallace was recently shortlisted for PPA Columnist of the Year for his weekly column in Shortlist Magazine, 'Danny Wallace is a Man', which formed the starting point for his book Awkward Situations for Men. In 2010, American television network ABC commissioned a pilot of Awkward Situations for Men, starring Danny in the lead role.

Danny lives in North London with his wife and baby. Find out more about Danny at

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