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  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9781761041686
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 4 hr 24 min
  • Narrator: Nat's What I Reckon
  • RRP: $32.99

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: 9781761041686
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 4 hr 24 min
  • Narrator: Nat's What I Reckon
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

Nat's What I Reckon

Nat is a comedian, cook, professional potty-mouth, musician, mental health advocate and award-winning, bestselling author who happens to hate writing his own bio so has to get his partner Jules to help. (Thanks, Jules.)

Nat’s platform has enabled him to hold up a tongue-in-cheek mirror to antiquated cultural norms, to promote a little kindness and to have a chat about his own battle with mental health. His comedy and cut-the-shit tutorials have collected a dedicated audience of over 4.5 million, thanks to his sweary delivery and underlying message of inclusivity and looking after ourselves.

When he’s not filming, cooking or purloining rosemary from a local traffic island, Nat can often be found indulging his love of rock’n’roll and comedy, playing in bands and stand-up rooms around Australia and abroad. He is the author of three bestselling books: Un-cook Yourself, Death to Jar Sauce and Life: What Nat to Do.
Un-cook Yourself and Death to Jar Sauce won the Booktopia Favourite Australian Book Award in 2020 and 2021 respectively, with Nat donating the winning proceeds each time to Beyond Blue. All three books have been shortlisted at the Australian Book Industry Awards. Isn’t that nice.

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Praise for Un-cook Yourself

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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Awards & recognition

Australian Book Design Awards

Longlisted  •  2022  •  Best Designed Series Covers

Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

Shortlisted  •  2022  •  Innovative

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