The Pointless Book
The book sold 30,000 copies in its first two weeks, and was top of The Times of London Bestseller list and a bestseller overall for 2014. The book was praised for its range of activities by fellow YouTubers, however similarities with Wreck This Journal were noted and was reviewed in The Guardian.
A signing at a bookstore in Piccadilly Circus in London was attended by 8,000 'screaming fans' and resulted in road closures and police helicopters being used, forcing Deyes to reschedule another event at ExCeL London while more than 1000 attended a signing in Birmingham.
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