ON THE EDGE was a Sunday Times No.1 bestseller for two months. It has sold over 700,000 copies to date. Richard Hammond is a much-loved TV and radio personality - his profile over the last year has increased massively. Affectionately nicknamed 'Hamster', he has a large fanbase and wide appeal. He has been a Top Gear presenter for five years. Some of his other media work includes Brainiac, Petrolheads, Richard Hammond's 5 O'clock Show and a weekly column in the Daily Mirror. Richard was named best TV personality at the 2007 GQ Men of the Year Awards. Massive coverage for the hardback edition will be repeated on paperback publication. A sure-fire bestseller.
Richard Hammond is internationally famous for co-presenting Top Gear; he also presented Brainiac: Science Abuse, Should I Worry About...? and Time Commanders, and he was a team captain on the BBC2 quiz show, Petrolheads. He writes a weekly column in the Daily Mirror.