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  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9781760145415
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

Un-cook Yourself

A Ratbag's Rules for Life




SHORTLISTED FOR ABIA GENERAL NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021

Learn how to be a better d*ckhead with Nat’s deep and meaningful guide to life. Onya, champion!

Nat’s What I Reckon was the tattooed lockdown saviour we didn’t know we needed, rescuing us from packet food, jar sauce and total boredom with his hilarious viral recipe videos that got us cooking at home like champions again.

Now that we’ve cooked our way out of lockdown and are wondering what the hell to do next, our favourite ratbag is back – and he’s ready to teach us more about life in this thoroughly unhelpful (but maybe actually kinda helpful?) self-help guide.

Nat’s already shown us that jar sauce can get f*cked. But what else is sh*t – and what’s actually not sh*t? Is it all as bad as we feel like it is most of the time?

No part of our weird world and strange behaviour is spared as our long-haired guru tells us what he reckons about it all – and amps up the flavour with some eye-watering stories from his early years before a sweary video about pasta sauce shot him to global fame.

With Nat’s nine no-nonsense rules, you’ll be on the road to being a better d*ckhead faster than you can say ‘get in the bin’ to jar sauce. And if you screw it up: it doesn’t bloody Parramatta!

Features a small selection of Nat's favourite recipes illustrated by Sydney artists Bunkwaa, Glenno and Onnie O'Leary.

  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9781760145415
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

About the author

Nat's What I Reckon

Nat is a comedian, rock musician, mental health advocate and award-winning, bestselling author. Already an online creator with a fan base in the hundreds of thousands for close to a decade, Nat’s What I Reckon rocketed to global prominence when he took the world by storm in early 2020 with his isolation cooking content.

Nat’s platform has enabled him to hold a tongue-in-cheek mirror up to antiquated cultural norms and societal politics, to promote kindness and to share his battle with anxiety and depression, collecting him a dedicated audience of over 2.5 million thanks to his message of positivity, kindness and inclusivity that has resonated with champions the world over.

When he’s not filming, cooking or foraging for rosemary, Nat can often be found indulging his love of rock'n'roll and comedy, playing in various bands and stand-up rooms around Australia (COVID permitting). His bestselling debut book, Un-cook Yourself, was shortlisted for General Non-fiction Book of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards and won the Booktopia Favourite Australian Book Award for 2020, the proceeds of which Nat donated to Beyond Blue.

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The tastiest self-help book of this generation . . . Regardless of what you take away from Un-cook Yourself, you’ll definitely be laughing.

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