Do You Mind if I Put My Hand on it?: Journeys into the Worlds of the Weird

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How often does the hairiest man in the world shave?

What’s it like having the largest breasts on Earth?

Can a woman of 7 feet 9 inches find love?

Looks aren’t everything. But what if, like the owner of the world’s biggest enhanced breasts, or the seven-year-old who can benchpress his own bodyweight, they mean you are totally unique?

Mark Dolan has journeyed across the world to find out the answer to just that question. What makes the people behind the world’s most extreme appearances tick?

Previously published as The World’s Most Extraordinary People... And Me, this is the story of Mark’s quest, inspired by his hit Channel 4 series.

Mark immerses himself in the lives of child geniuses, toweringly tall women, tiny men, plastic surgery casualties and – by accident – the oldest living person. And along the way he compiled this enlightening, funny and often moving account of their lives, loves, hopes and dreams.

Mark’s weird, wonderful and one-of-a-kind book brings us closer to these extraordinary people, and invites us into their completely fascinating, utterly unique worlds.

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‘Funny and touching’ U Magazine

‘There are lessons to be learnt in this funny, weird and sometimes sad read’ The Sun

‘The longest, shortest, hairiest, bestest book about extraordinary people I have ever read’ Danny Wallace

About the Author:

Mark Dolan is a comedian, writer and broadcaster. He has hosted a range of popular TV shows including Balls of Steel, Show Me The Funny and The Richard Taylor Interviews, as well as The World’s...And Me documentary series.Currently the host of Channel 4’s major new panel show The Mad Bad Ad Show, Mark is the resident MC of the Amused Moose comedy club in Soho, London. He lives in Highgate, North London with his wife and two sons.

He has never learnt how to play golf, and has no wish to do so.

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