BOOKS BY CHRIS HORRIE
I have been lucky enough to be given the chance to write a series of non-fiction books in partnership or on my own. Most of these titles have been well received, and some have reached large audiences, and one has even been made into a Hollywood movie. Follow the links on this page to find out more about my publishing work and to read selected reviews.
STICK IT UP YOUR PUNTER
Review of Stick it Up Your Punter in the Times Literary Supplement
The cretinization of the popular press – the replacement of gutter journalism by sewer journalism – is an enthralling story. This book is a rebarbative feast.
A searing expose of one of the great horrors of our time
LIVE TV: TELLYBRATS AND TOPLESS DARTS
Daily Mail review of Live TV
Laugh. This searing and utterly brilliant expose of tabloid television made me guffaw and wheeze so much I nearly collapsed from hyperventilation. This is the funniest book I’ve ever read, perhaps the funniest book ever written…
Hilarious is an over-used adjective, but chunks of this book reduced me to fits… but besides being funny it makes a point to which our cultural Cassandras might incline an ear: even in a lightly regulated market, dumbing down is not necessarily a bottomless slippery slope.