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Men and friendship in the 21st century: how to find it, how to keep it, and why it matters

Passing acquaintances

9 pledges

Ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Getting along nicely

28 pledges

1st edition hardback, the ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Good pals

11 pledges

Signed 1st edition hardback, the ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

True mates

4 pledges

Two signed, first edition hardbacks, the ebook edition and up to two names in the back of the book – give a copy to a friend

Fictional friendships

1 pledge

A copy of a classic novel chosen by Max from his own bookshelves about friendship role models, or friendship gone wrong – with a personal dedication. Plus everything in the Collectable edition. 
Numbers limited

Boys who like girls… as friends

1 pledge

A screening of When Harry Met Sally followed by discussion around the question of: "Can men and women ever be friends?" The film concludes that they cannot, but Max (and his close friend Leila) believes that they can. Plus everything at the Good Pals level.
Numbers limited 
Greater London. Travel and expenses not included

Let's make friends

Join Max for an evening at the pub with up to four other like-minded new pals. Shoot some pool, sink some pints or chat about literature, life… or the weather. Plus everything in the Good Pals level.
Numbers limited 
Greater London. Travel and expenses not included

A friend in need 

Max's book ends with him delivering a best man's speech that has wedding guests roaring with laughter and moved to tears. Do you need help writing a best man's speech? If so, meet up with Max and see if, over a few beers, he can help you put your speech together. Plus everything at the Good Pals level.
Maximum of 12 people per workshop 
Greater London - travel not included

Book workshop

Max has reviewed books and interviewed authors for The Independent, The Guardian, the New Statesman and others. In this four-hour workshop he will explain how to decide what you want to write about, how to pitch to editors and how to deliver a distinctive piece that will grab readers' attention. Bring a review for a brief, personal consultation. Plus everything at the Good Pals level.
Maximum of 12 people per workshop 
Held in London - travel not included

Book club package – silver

Ten first edition copies of the hardback for members of your group. Plus your names (up to 10) in the back of the book. Plus everything at the Good Pals level.

Book club package – gold

Ten signed first edition copies of the hardback, each with a list of questions to discuss and themes to consider, specially designed for book clubs, and an hour’s Skype chat with Max. Plus your names (up to 10) in the back of the book and everything at the Good Pals level.
Postage free (UK only)

Close collaborators 

Got your own story to tell but don't know where to start? Let Max help. He's been the ghostwriter for columns by famous sportsmen, including Will Greenwood, Michael Vaughan and Lee Dixon, and was praised for authentically channelling the voices of his ghostees. Plus everything at the Good Pals level.

Super friend

Be listed in a special section at the top of the supporters list at the back of the book, plus five signed first edition hardbacks and the ebook edition.

Best Friend Forever

Your name printed in the front of the book thanking you for your contribution, plus ten signed first edition hardbacks and the ebook edition.