Well, you wouldn't be thinking of buying this unless you like Jonathon Ross, so I shall assume you do. I do as well, he is a quick witted guy that does push the boundaries while using his charm and confidence to take the edge off you realising just how close to the edge he has gone. Occasionally he will make a mistake, such as with the Russell Brand affair, and stupid though that was, if you skirt near the knuckle, then sometimes you will go too far.
This book is more a collection of random thoughts, although there is a little about his background and growing up, less of an autobiographical slant, more positioning his story. I think he is trying to capitalise on his off-piste ramblings that you might hear on his radio show, and while it is entertaining enough, it does not have the sharp wit and spontaneity of being live. His stories vary from the fight against head lice to his early dabble as a punk, all gently amusing stuff that will bring a smile to yourself, but not enough to make you laugh out loud.
Ross comes over as a very nice and genuine guy who knows he is lucky but does not seem to have let it go to his head. The written word is perhaps not the best vehicle to enjoy his talents, but this is still easy to read and entertaining enough. Not bad but no stunning laugh a minute classic.