Derren Brown

  • by Robin Morgan
  • Narrated by Derren Brown
  • 0 hrs and 12 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

English mentalist and illusionist, Derren Brown, talks to us about the release of his latest audiobook, Happy, and how he believes we can attain peace of mind and solidity within ourselves.
Quoting some of the greatest philosophical minds of the past, Derren explains why he has found affinity with the Stoics and their approach in the pursuit of happiness. Also presenting a highly critical view of modern self-help books, Derren argues against the suggestion that we can control the uncontrollable; the universe will not give you what you desire simply because you ask for it.
First introduced to British audiences through a series of programmes entitled, Mind Control, Derren has been demystifying the subtle art of magical and psychological manipulation for 17 years. With his new audiobook, Happy, he agrees that he's moving on to similar but perhaps more intellectual pastures.
Describing Happy as an 'anti-self-help self-help book', Derren Brown wills his listeners to live in the present and think of happiness as a by-product and not an end in itself.


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karma is a batch of cupcakes

I think this takes pressure and feelings of failure off which books such as the secret create. not believing enough, blah blah.
happiness can be simply achieved by allowing yourself a bit more freedom of personal expression. whether that is taking the yes man coat off and saying no! or buying that guitar after wanting to be able to play for 30 years. we are so wrapped up making ends meet, we forget to twiddle our toes in the river.
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- Carole Ferguson

looking forward to the book Happy but.......

Just checked reviews and listened to the audio sample I have to say the narator doesn't seem to have done the book credit, maybe this could be re-read????
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- Stephen Waud

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-12-2016
  • Publisher: Audible Sessions