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Philip Norman was born in London and brought up on the Isle of Wight. He joined the Sunday Times at the age of twenty-two, soon gaining a reputation as Atticus columnist and for his profiles of figures as diverse as Elizabeth Taylor, P. G. Wodehouse and Colonel Gaddafi. In 1981 he published SHOUT!, a ground-breaking biography of the Beatles, a bestseller in both Britain and the US. He has also written the definitive lives of Sir Elton John and Buddy Holly and his journalism has been published in three collections. He is married with a daughter and lives in London.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Philip Norman

Paul McCartney The Biography by Philip Norman
Paul McCartney The Biography
Philip Norman
The first biography written with Paul McCartney's approval and with access to family members and friends closest to him. Superbly evoking half a century of popular music and culture, Paul McCartney: The Biography is the definitive life of a long-misunderstood...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2016
Mick Jagger by Philip Norman
Mick Jagger
Philip Norman
A miracle of still-plentiful hair, raw sex-appeal, and strutting talent . The frontman of one of the most influential and controversial groups of all time. A musical genius with a career spanning over four decades. He is a testament to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
Mick Jagger Satan from Suburbia by Philip Norman
Mick Jagger Satan from Suburbia
Philip Norman
Mick Jagger, obviously a living legend, sex god, musical genius and owner of the most famous set of lips on the planet. But also a paradox; Macho yet androgynous, flamboyant yet enigmatic and according to bestselling biographer Philip Norman an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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