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Emergency Questions: 1001 conversation-savers for any situation

Richard Herring

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The book that's guaranteed to turn an awkward silence into an awkward conversation.

THE FUNNIEST BOOK OF THE YEAR. GUARANTEED TO TURN AN AWKWARD SILENCE INTO AN AWKWARD CONVERSATION.

'Ridiculously funny and (unexpectedly) genuinely useful' ADAM KAY

'A perfect way to pretend you're interested in people you're not that interested in' KATHY BURKE

'Most of this book is pointless filth, all of it is hilarious, and my answer to question 715(a) is "Yes thank you and it was very tasty"' DAWN FRENCH


If you had to wear somebody's guts for garters - if you had to - who would you disembowel in order to facilitate your socks staying up?

What do you consider your median achievement?

Would you rather have pubic hair made of unremovable barbed wire or to be attacked by a rabid badger in your sleep once a week?

We've all been there. Stuck at a boring family party, on an awkward date, in a below-par job interview, or any number of other situations in which conversation has become more of a trickle than a flow. Well, fear the excruciation no more, as Richard Herring's EMERGENCY QUESTIONS is about to change your life. Containing 1,001 conversation starters from one of our most cherished comedians, along with plenty of answers from the many household names who've appeared on his podcast, this book is virtually guaranteed to remove any social anxiety from your life, and will raise your repartee-game to new heights.

'Of all the clever people I know, Richard is the stupidest. And of all the stupid people I know, Richard is the cleverest. That's why this is such a brilliant book for everyone' RICHARD OSMAN

'Perhaps if Michael Parkinson had asked Mohammad Ali if he'd ever seen a Bigfoot he might be remembered as a great interviewer. Instead it is Richard Herring who has perfected the art of creating funny, interesting and offensive questions that will supercharge even the dullest encounter' ADAM BUXTON

'Richard Herring bullied me into claiming this book, which I haven't yet read, is brilliant' CHARLIE BROOKER

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