Get all latest Bollywood Gossip, Desi Fashion, Desi Weddings, Bollywood Glamour and fashion News, Health and Beauty Tips, Horoscope and Competitions. List of celebrity biographies, ranked best to worst by fans. Books written about famous people in Hollywood are included in this list. The more revealing it is about the subject, the better. Juicy details about the lives of the rich and famous makes celebrity biographies some of the best-selling books of all time. This list of best celebrity biographies has the most scandalous details and intimate truths about film and television icons, legendary singers and musicians, controversial politicians, and even members of the British royal family. The greatest celebrity biographies range from inspirational to tragic and elegant to trashy, but the one thing that connect these top-selling books is that they are all very entertaining to read.
At the end of last year, Charlie Redmayne, Chief Exec of publisher HarperCollins, announced that his publishing house would be making severe cutbacks on the amount of celebrity autobiographies it picked up as the genre had 'peaked'. He's right the current market is saturated and a slew of new titles are already queued. The first most notable death was in January with the loss of David Bowie, and now at the end of December we've suffered the tragic death of George Michael, Carrie Fisher and her iconic mother Debbie Reynolds. The impact of these death has been felt the world over, because many were some of the most interesting characters to grace the stage and screen. Pete Burns - Freak Unique The legendary comedian's autobiography came out sixteen years ago. So we've round up the best memoirs, biographies and autobiographies from 2016's famously departed. Muhammad Ali - The Greatest Bowie was never interested in people writing about him, or sharing his famously private life, but Buckley's biography is considered the most insightful out of the many doing the rounds. In 2006 he also released a second one - And It's Goodnight From Him: The Autobiography of the Two Ronnies - centred on his time working with Ronnie Barker on their classic comedy show. Paul Daniels - Under No Illusion In her first memoir, published in 2009, the late actress details what life was like growing up as Hollywood royalty, dealing with the global fame of Star Wars and the drink and drug abuse that nearly caused her life to totally derail. She followed these up with Shockaholic (2012) and The Princess Diarist (2016) which detailed her affair with Harrison Ford. Zsa Zsa Gabor - One Lifetime Is Not Enough The late music producer published the autobiography in 2007, so don't expect any I'm A Celebrity tales but definitely details his friendship with Michael Jackson. Harper Lee - Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee The To Kill a Mockingbird author didn't write her own biography, but this is considered the best one out there. Shields spent years researching for the book before it was published in 2007. Following her death this year, Shields updated it to include details surrounding the controversial release of Go Set a Watchman. George Michael - Bare This is the only biography written "in his own words" but was released in 1991. A more recent look at his life is 2011's Careless Whispers: The Life and Career of George Michael, written by Robert Steele. Rick Parfitt - XS All Areas: The Status Quo Autobiography Before his death, the singer had announced plans to pen a memoir with Random House. Publishers said he had already submitted 50 pages before the March announcement. It was scheduled for release in Autumn 2017, so we may soon have an autobiography begun by Prince and finished by friends and family. Debbie Reynolds - Unsinkable: A Memoir The late actress's second memoir was published in 2013 - 25 years after her first - and details her tumultuous marriages, rocky friendship with Elizabeth Taylor and relationship with her daughter Carrie Fisher. Alan Rickman - The Unauthorised Biography Maureen Paton asked Alan (via his agent) to work with him on the biography back in 1994 but he was interested, telling her, "Looking backwards is a strange thing to do - I will do it, but not now.
Mar 29, 2010. Ranging from trashy to tragic to triumphant, the biographies and memoirs in this compilation not only tell the stories of the women who've helped define "celebrity" in the past 100 years, but also provide some pretty entertaining bathroom reads. Back in my art school days, I enjoyed a brief but tragic flirtation with life as a Playboy bunny — yup, I was once a dedicated fan of The Girls Next Door. for what that's worth), I was conflicted about my viewing habits, to say the least. Although I spent countless hours trying to pin down the conceptual and aesthetic value of the experience (give me a break, I was in art school), I think what I really enjoyed about the show was how well all the girls seemed to get along. Holly Madison released a memoir alluding to dirty tricks, dirty old men, and dirty lies during her time on the show and in the mansion? The salacious details dished out by the former bunny in her memoir Down the Rabbit Hole. With each revelation leaked to the press, I began to wonder what other secrets abound in the realm of the celebrity memoir? In the spirit of a steaming hot cup of OMG and a worthwhile guilty pleasure, I decided to read up on the topic and collect the most salacious stories out there for your reading pleasure. So, throw on your robe, toss your hair back, and prepare to be titillated — gossip just doesn't get any better than this. If you're going to go scandalous, start with the memoir that has set the Internet on fire these past few weeks with allegations of rampant drug abuse, catfights, and calculated press appeals at the Playboy mansion. Although it's not exactly The Brady Bunch turning on one another, Madison's memoir still has the power to turn the known world upside down, and that's rabbit hole enough for any true gossip hound. Although she's recently become a star witness in the case against Cosby — a genuinely horrifying and truly barbaric horror story worthy of general popular awareness — Dickinson was baring her sole long before the world started paying attention.
Jun 28, 2016. Celeb autobiographies can be pretty hit or miss. I don't want to name any names, but if all you've done is profit from an inherited empire of wealth, I'm probably not too interested in what you have to say. Some celebs, though, have risen to the occasion and penned—or hired someone to pen—books that are. People have always had an intense fascination with celebrities, and this has been going on for many centuries, but nowadays gossip magazines and celeb websites have fueled the celebrity-mania even more. With just a few clicks, you will be able to find out whether you share the same birthday with thousands of different celebrities like famous scientists, famous athletes, famous authors, famous actors and many more professions. Be prepared to be really surprised to know the famous people born on your birthday! Do you share a birthday with some of the brightest minds in the world, or with one of history's most famous serial killers or hateful dictators?
List of celebrity autobiographies, ranked best to worst by fans. Books written by famous people in Hollywood are included in this list. So what makes a celebrity me. Margaret Thatcher (1925–2013) British Prime Minister during the 1980s. Developed close relationships with Ronald Reagan and got on with Soviet Premier Gorbachev. Known for her strong, controversial leadership style. Helen Keller (1880–1968) At the age of 19 months Helen became deaf and blind. Anne Boleyn was influential in forcing Henry VIII to break with Rome and set up the Church of England. Overcoming the frustration of losing both sight and hearing she campaigned tirelessly on behalf of deaf and blind people. She was crowned Queen in 1533, but after failing to produce a male heir, Boleyn was executed in 1536. Martina Navratilova (1956– ) Czechoslovakian tennis player. She has won all four major Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic silver in 2012. She was the dominant female tennis player of the 1980s. She also has a high profile outside the game, with her own business and modelling ventures. Won 18 grand slam titles and 31 major doubles titles.
Must-read celebrity biographies not to be missed. From punk to Princess Leia, and from A Alan Carr to Z Zayn, these are 2016's best books by and about celebrities, musicians and entertainers. Pierce Bros Westwood Village Memorial Park is hidden behind the towering high-rises that line busy Wilshire Boulevard; you could easily drive right past the park without even realizing it was there. Yet at this tiny cemetery near UCLA, you will find the final resting places of some of the most famous stars in Hollywood, including If you had to choose only one Hollywood cemetery to visit, Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park would be your best bet. It is a small, intimate park (just two and a half acres), where the stars' graves are fairly easily located (unlike the massive Forest Lawns), yet there are numerous major celebrities buried here. Popular with the show biz crowd (especially since Marilyn was buried here), Pierce Brothers is tucked away on the south side of Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood, and its almost impossible to find without specific directions. It can't be reached from either the north, south or east sides - the only entrance is on the west side, from Glendon Avenue.
Results 1 - 20 of 768. Explore our list of Celebrities - Biography Books at Barnes & Noble®. Shop now & receive FREE Shipping on orders $25 & up! Suetonius was private secretary to the emperor Hadrian and although this group biography of the lives of the 12 Caesars might need an occasional pinch of strict historical salt, it is full of racy decadence and colourful detail – such as Julius Caesar’s semi-baldness, and his use of a comb-over to disguise it. A Moveable Feast Ernest Hemingway (posthumously 1964) Published three years after his death, this is part road trip, part love letter to Paris, part study of his friendship with characters such as F Scott Fitzgerald, and wholly wonderful. It is a mystery how he remembered a moment of it, though, since he drinks so much alcohol, all the time. Try keeping up with him and you’ll be dead drunk by page four. Buy now from Amazon Eminent Victorians Lytton Strachey (1918) Written throughout the Great War – and some think thematically influenced by this cataclysm – this pioneering and witty group biography of major Victorians was the first to dissolve the popular image of that era’s morality and thought. Buy now from Amazon The Moon's a Balloon David Niven (1972) These only semi-credible memoirs come from a seemingly happier, simpler time, and deal with the first half of the actor’s life as he made his way from Sandhurst to Hollywood.
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Products 1 - 60 of 44332. WHSmith have great prices and amazing offers on new and bestselling biography books including Autobiographies, Diaries, Letters and Memoirs. Janice Dickinson was once on top of the world in the 1970’s. She was one of the first legitimately titled “super models." She writes about her life, her career and all of the troubles that she has faced in this autobiography. Barbara Walters, one of the most famous and most successful TV interviewers, takes you behind the scenes and gives you a look into her life and what it is like to work in the position that she has been in for so long. Charles Cross talks about Kurt Cobain’s short life, what it was like to live in his shoes, how he dealt with his stardom and what led up to his suicide. Many acclaim Cross's biography as the best account of Cobain's legendary life.
Profiles The life of celebrities and royals, their biographies, news,photos, videos, stories, pictures from the UK and around the world A new biography on Prince Charles reveals many surprising details about the future king of England and his everyday life. In royal writer Sally Bedell Smith‘s unauthorized biography Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life, she examines Queen Elizabeth II‘s eldest son’s inevitable rise to the throne over his son Prince William. Here are five things we learned about Charles from Smith’s talked-about biography in the video above, and detailed below. He Won’t Pass the Crown to William “Charles will be King and Camilla will be Queen,” Smith writes, according to an excerpt obtained by Vanity Fair. “They will not skip over to William, who is being groomed to become King probably in his late 40s or early 50s.” (William is 34 years old.) 2. He Travels With a Leather Toilet Seat Just in case? Charles, 68, travels with a white leather toilet seat, according to The New Yorker‘s report on Smith’s book. She also claims that the heir apparent is infuriated when he has to fly first class on a commercial flight rather than on a private jet. He Was Bullied as a Child At the age of 8, Charles was sent to a boarding school in Scotland, where he was often bullied by fellow students. He spent weekends at a family friend’s nearby home, where he would “cry his eyes out” and hide from the bullies, according to The New Yorker‘s extended review of Smith’s book.