Publisher Tarcher/Penguin
Release Date April 28
ISBN 978-1-58542-881-6
Pages 368
Binding Perfect

That's right, it's new from Penguin and contains the complete collection of emails and articles from 27bslash6 plus over 160 pages of new material.

The Internet is a Playground is in stores now and available to order through all major book stores. It makes a nice present, protects against tigers, and can be read while hiding in small places.


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"There is usually a fine line between genius and insanity, but in this case it has become very blurred. Some of the funniest and most clever writing I have read in years." WIRED Magazine

"Brilliantly funny.”

“I laughed so hard and uncontrollably I could hardly breathe. Reading this on public transport is not a good idea.” Penthouse Magazine

"One of my favourite things in the world right now.” The Guardian

“Gut wrenching, laugh out loud, gasping for air funny. Absolutely brilliant.” Cheek Magazine

“If the Internet had a heart, David Thorne would be its mitral valve.” Mil Millington

“A hilarious collection that defines Thorne as one the most entertaining and interesting writers in years.” The Telegraph

“I've seen grown men reduced to hysterical tears of laughter after reading through just one of his efforts.” Matty Soccio

“Wit as sharp, and often as cutting, as a scalpel. Hilarious and brilliant.” The Sun Newspaper

“The most ridiculous, brilliant, stupid and clever nonsense I have ever come across.” Hat Trick Productions

“I am getting your website banned as we speak.” Lucius Thaller

“It's a rare occurance when a book can take you from a raised eyelid to hysterical laughter on every page. This should come with a bright red warning sticker for asthmatics.” Sydney Morning Herald


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