Russell Brand On 'Today' About His New Book: 'A Roller Coaster Ride Of Hedonism And Orgies' (VIDEO)

10/13/2010 04:33 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

This morning on "Today," Meredith Vieira asked comedian and bestselling author Russell Brand about his new book's title, "This Time It's Personal."

"I did 'This Time It's Personal' as a joke," Brand said. "Because of the highly intimate nature of the first book. It was a frivolous gag."

Brand's book, "Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal," follows his bestselling memoir, "My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs, and Stand-Up," in which the author reveals details of his past experiences with, well, 'sex,' 'drugs' and comedy.

"I think it's a love story," said Brand about his second book. "About how if you're falling in love, and with romance, you can conquer seemingly insurmountable addictions and appetites -- carnal appetites."

Vieira noted how the author's mother never read her son's first book due to the highly intimate nature of the subject matter. About "Booky Wook 2" she asked: "Would she be glad to read this one?"

"This one's a roller-coaster ride of hedonism and orgies," Brand said. "She'll love it!"

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