Nigel Marsh's bestselling memoir, Fat, Forty and Fired, was published in 2005 to critical acclaim and top-ten success, and is now being translated and published worldwide. Chairman of Leo Burnett, Australia's leading advertising agency, and a former stand-up comic, theologist and now a recovered alcoholic, Nigel is one of the most sought-after speakers on the conference circuit. A founder of the globally renowned environmental initiative Earth Hour, Nigel has been described as one of Australia's most outstanding writers and commentators' by the Examined Life Institute. Born in Plymouth, UK, Nigel was sent to boarding school at the tender age of five. He has spent the last 35 years thinking of ways to gain the attention and affirmation of his parents. He lives in Sydney with his wife and four young kids.
Marsh is amusing ... He's got a lot of wit and wisdom to offer. Highly entertaining.' - The Sun-HeraldPRAISE FOR FAT, FORTY AND FIREDA very honest, funny book. You'll laugh out loud - and shed a tear-David KochThis book is wake up your wife' funny, really funny, screamingly funny - David Vickers, ABC radioAs thought-provoking as it is entertaining-Sunday Herald SunSo brilliant and funny I neglected my wife and kids for a day so I could read it - The Sun-HeraldA thoughtful book that considers modern lifestyle options with measured sensitivity - Sydney Morning Herald