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Risk!: 50 True Stories of the Bold Experiences that Define Us Paperback – 17 Jul 2018

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"RISK! will move you to live fiercely and share your wildest truths!"
--John Hodgman, actor, humorist, and New York Times bestselling author of Vacationland


"RISK! gives a platform to stories rarely heard, to people rarely represented and their most insane experiences. This book pushes us to live lives that inspire stories like these, to take risks you wanna live through to tell the stories about."--Ilana Glazer, co-creator and co-star of Broad City


"Electric, daring, bold, ribald, terrifying. And that's just the first five stories."
--Dan Kennedy, host of The Moth storytelling podcast


"RISK! uncovers life at its most hilarious and terrifying. Each story leads readers over a tripwire and leaves you thinking, 'Wow...'"
--Glynn Washington, host of WNYC's Snap Judgment


"Evoke[s] both laughter and sadness...These fascinating, affecting confessionals are sure to reach readers beyond the podcast's scope."--Publishers Weekly


"Powerful...The writers in RISK! are unafraid to bare their souls. These stories prove that when you take a chance--in storytelling and in life--anything can happen."--Lisa Lampanelli, Comedian and playwright

"From out-there tales of cannabalism and almost murder (yes, really) to provocative stories of identity and gender, this collection will make you gasp out loud and perhaps inspire you to live a little larger."--Mind Body Green, "The 5 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down This July"


"If you love hearing about real life stories that range from embarrassing to heartwarming to sometimes shocking, you're going to love RISK!"--Brit + Co

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"[A] fascinating book...Naughty, funny, and scary in ways that will make you think, feel, and maybe even want to share a story that you never thought you'd dare to."--MetroSource

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PostSecret meets The Moth in creator of the outrageous Risk! podcast Kevin Allison's RISK!: True Stories People Never Thought They'd Dare to Share, a collection of essays by actors, comedians, and everyday people about coming-of-age, coming out, and the wild, sometimes shocking experiences that define us.

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JC
5.0 out of 5 starsBeautiful, incredible, uncensored true stories from ALL types of people!
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4.0 out of 5 starsA worthy introduction for new listeners and a fun way for long-time fans to revisit impactful stories
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5.0 out of 5 starsBold & authentic- one of a kind read!
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5.0 out of 5 starsWay to go Kevin!!
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Hugo Dahl
5.0 out of 5 starsThe book and podcast are called "Risk!", whereas there are no risks in buying this book
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