The Book - Out Now!
There's a book, you know! One of the best books I've read,
ever! (At least in the books I've read about someone accidentally beginning
Paperback - 398 pages
Ebury (7 July 2004)
Paperback - 384 pages
Ebury Press (3 July 2003)
Want to find out additional information about the goings
on in Chapter 10? You can on the Book Corrections
Random Acts of Kindness book
is rumoured that a new book will be published in November 2004 containing
365 ideas for Random Acts of Kindness.
Sometime last year (2003) Danny asked joinees for their
More details when I get news.
This is my review for the book, which appears on the
website. (Copyright for this review now belongs to Amazon.)
Chapter 10 is my favourite!, 17 September,
Reviewer: Gareth J M Saunders from Edinburgh, Lothian,
I'm not really the kind of guy who joins organisations. Okay, so I was
in the Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Air Training Corps, and am now a priest
in the Church, but as I was saying joining organisations isn't really
my cup of tea. Or rather it is, as I don't drink tea. But Join Me is
different. Let me start at the beginning.
I joined. Near the beginning. You can read about it if you like in this
book (chapter 10, begins on page 118 when you get to it). It's not a
cult, it's a collective, I was told and I believed Danny. Why should
I disbelieve the bloke? he helps old men, he visits Belgium, he asks
his joinees to do random acts of kindness every Friday. He even invented
a new word: joinee -- try looking that up at dictionary.com!
This is the book of something very, very silly, but at the same time
something so beautifully simple and wonderful how can it possibly go
wrong? This is a beautifully and hilariously written book, by a shambling,
truly postmodern cult leader of the most humble kind.
Why not do someone a good deed and buy them a copy too when you order
Gold Joinee (and Reverend) Saunders
(p.s. refering to another review: the vicar - that
would be me - was in Inverness, not Aberdeen!) --This text refers to
the Paperback edition.
10 reasons for buying the book
- It gives the full official history of Join Me.
- It is very funny.
- There's a photograph of me on page 118; and three of
my mate The Revd David Meldrum scattered throughout the book, including
two on the cover.
- My very good friend Danny wrote it, and he's the next
Jesus... or so he tells me.
- Raymond Price.
- Gold Joinee Whitby.
- My mate Danny wrote it.
- that's it!