The long-awaited sequel to THE UNEXPECTED JOY OF BEING SOBER - the Sunday Times bestseller
'Exquisite' - Fearne Cotton, Happy Place
'A paean to the longer-term pleasures of staying booze-free' - The Guardian
'The kind of book that changes lives, and very possibly saves them' - The Lancet Psychiatry
'A reflective, raw and riveting read. A beautiful book on what it takes to root for yourself' - Emma Gannon, Ctrl Alt Delete
'No other author writes about sober living with as much warmth or emotional range as Catherine Gray. Her deep insight into the subtle psychologies of drinking, and of life, means that everything she writes is both utterly relatable and stretches our minds. Hers is a rare wisdom.' - Dr Richard Piper, CEO, Alcohol Change UK
What's it like to give up drinking forever?
We know now that being teetotal for one, three, even twelve months brings surprising joys and a recharged body... but nothing has been written about going years deep into being alcohol-free.
As Catherine Gray, author of runaway bestseller The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober, streaks towards a decade sober, she explores this uncharted territory in her trademark funny, disruptive and warm way.
This is a must-read for anyone sober-curious, whether they've put down the bottle yet or not.
Praise for The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober:
'Fascinating' - Bryony Gordon
'Truthful, modern and real' - Stylist
'Brave, witty and brilliantly written' - Marie Claire
'Gray's tale of going sober is uplifting and inspiring' - Evening Standard
'Not remotely preachy' - Sunday Times
'Jaunty, shrewd and convincing' - Sunday Telegraph
'Admirably honest, light, bubbly and remarkably rarely annoying' - Guardian
'An empathetic, warm and hilarious tale from a hugely likeable human' - The Lancet Psychiatry
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Date of Publication: 22/12/2022