Adrian Plass – STILL CRAZY

STILL CRAZY

Love, laughter and tears
from the world of the Sacred Diarist

Adrian Plass

September 15, 2022. £16.99 hardback,
Hodder and Stoughton

‘I think I need to explain why I decided to call this book STILL CRAZY. Firstly, because I’ve been at this writing-and-speaking business for quite a while now, and the passion to share my thoughts still hasn’t subsided. Secondly, because I am more and more convinced that a healthy dose of the right kind of crazy might be just what we need to cope with the ups and downs of modern life, and of faith.

Join me as we explore some of the strange, funny, puzzlingly pointless little side turnings that, generally speaking, we are too busy to bother with but which might just lead us to the place where we need to be: one place. One thing. One person.

Lots of laughs along the way. A few tears. It can feel a bit crazy. We’ll get there.’

From the challenges of growing old (un)gracefully to reflections on the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, this is a wide-ranging collection with lashings of Adrian’s trademark humour. Whether considering the paradoxes and contradictions of faith and the church, or the unexpected blessings encountered along the way, this collection is thought-provoking and encouraging in equal measure. There are fresh entries from The Sacred Diary and new insights into the world of the The Shadow Doctor, and finally, Adrian considers the mystery of love and ponders its power to help us change our world for good.


Adrian Plass is one of the most-loved Christian writers in the UK. He is the bestselling author of The Sacred Diary of Adrian Plass Aged 37¾ – which with its various sequels has sold millions of copies around the world.

A somewhat bemused Anglican, Adrian and his wife Bridget live in the north of England travel widely to speak in churches, prisons, schools, and at festivals and literary events in the UK and around the world.

Written by: Rachael Duncan

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