“For a cautionary tale, everybody cites Paul Bradley Carr” – THE SUNDAY TIMES

Paul Bradley Carr is an author, journalist, and memoirist best known for his books The Upgrade, Bringing Nothing to the Party, Sober is My New Drunk, and We’ll Always Have The Flamingo.

In between book deadlines he wrote the Guardian’s “Not Safe For Work” column, founded (and sold) the publishing company NSFWCORP, hosted the nightly NSFWLIVE radio show, edited Pando.com, and has written for approximately one billion publications on both sides of the Atlantic, including the Wall Street Journal, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times, National Geographic, and Private Eye.

He was born in Scotland, lives in California and has been sober for almost a decade. He is represented by Jim Levine at LGR (NY) and Robert Kirby at UA (London).

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“For a cautionary tale, everybody cites Paul Bradley Carr”THE SUNDAY TIMES

“A testament to the virtues of debauchery… uproarious and brilliant”WIRED

“Carr has made a reputation as one of the feistiest writers on the beat. His [public] spats are legendary, as are his bust-ups with former employers” THE GUARDIAN

“Not afraid of fucking with power… the columnist [and] enfant terrible has been summarily sacked from practically every outfit he’s worked for, including companies he started”ZDNET

“His habit of verbally maiming everyone available: founders, politicians, other journalists and even his own investors has certainly given Mr. Carr his fair share of enemies”New York Observer

“A British-born journalist who spent years living out of luxury hotels and soaking his liver in booze”THE DAILY BEAST

“The Tarantino of the confessional memoir”JOHN MITCHINSON, CO-FOUNDER OF UNBOUND

“Utterly endearing. Completely addictive reading”PAPERBACK CHOICE, THE PRESS ASSOCIATION (Bringing Nothing To The Party)

“Paul makes me want to vomit for all the right reasons”MIL MILLINGTON, AUTHOR, THINGS MY GIRLFRIEND AND I HAVE ARGUED ABOUT

‘Paul Carr is the most irritating and self-satisfyingly smug person I have ever met. Annoyingly, he is also the funniest.’ZOE MARGOLIS, AUTHOR, GIRL WITH A ONE-TRACK MIND

“Like a booze, drug and sex-fuelled genius teenager’s diary.”CITY AM

“Commenting on Paul Carr is completely beneath my dignity. He’s absurd”MATT TAIBBI