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Lessons leant the hard way

Sobering: Lessons Learnt the Hard Way on Drinking, Thinking and Quitting by Melissa Rice is out this month. It’s on a true story of social drinking turned to self-destruction, written with fierce humour, honesty and a desire to share some good advice, learnt the hard way, by the co-presenter of BBC 5 Live’s award-winning podcast Hooked.

Starting with an extract in the Mail, press continued with radio interviews on the Naga Munchetty show on BBC Radio 5 Live (listen again at 1.41), BBC Scotland, BBC Radio Merseyside and BBC Radio London. Today, the i has run a piece written by Melissa about her mum.

It’s a brilliant launch into the world for this important book, with much more to come.