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Autobiography: arts & entertainment books

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Recently Published

Keep Smiling Through My Wartime Story by Dame Vera Lynn, Virginia Lewis-Jones Keep Smiling Through My Wartime Story
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Based, in part on a diary she kept, alongside unpublished personal letters and photographs from surviving veterans and their families, it will explore why it was such a life-defining event for her and show how her presence helped the soldiers,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Keep Smiling Through My Wartime Story by Dame Vera Lynn, Virginia Lewis-Jones Keep Smiling Through My Wartime Story
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Based, in part on a diary she kept, alongside unpublished personal letters and photographs from surviving veterans and their families, it will explore why it was such a life-defining event for her and show how her presence helped the soldiers,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

The Actor's Life A Survival Guide by Jenna Fischer The Actor's Life A Survival Guide

Jenna Fischer's Hollywood journey began at the age of 22 when she moved to Los Angeles from her hometown of St. Louis. With a theater degree in hand, she was determined, she was confident, she was ready to work hard....
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

18 and Life on Skid Row by Sebastian Bach 18 and Life on Skid Row

18 And Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas to California and finally to Canada and who at the age of eight discovered the gift that would change his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

Just Getting Started by Tony Bennett, Scott Simon Just Getting Started
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At ninety, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal appearances, this beloved and enduring artist has written his second book. In 2012's Life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

The Universal Tone by Carlos Santana, Ashley Kahn, Hal Miller The Universal Tone
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The intimate and long-awaited memoir of guitar legend Carlos Santana.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/11/2017

Do You Mind If I Smoke? by Fenella Fielding Do You Mind If I Smoke?

Do You Mind If I Smoke? is the astonishing and often hilarious life story of a national treasure, told for the first time in a special edition hardback book to be published on the eve of actress Fenella Fielding's 90th...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

The Skin Above My Knee A Memoir by Marcia Butler The Skin Above My Knee A Memoir

The unflinching story of a professional oboist who finds order and beauty in music as her personal life threatens to destroy her.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

Strange Beautiful Music A Musical Memoir by Joe Satriani, Jake Brown Strange Beautiful Music A Musical Memoir
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Guitar legend Joe Satriani and writer Jake Brown write the first-ever autobiographical book about Satriani, soloist and band member of supergroup Chickenfoot.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher The Princess Diarist

When Carrie Fisher discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to see what they had preserved - plaintive love poems, unbridled musings with youthful naivete, and a vulnerability that she...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Eskiboy by Wiley Eskiboy

The official autobiography of Wiley, the 'Godfather of Grime'Richard Kylea Cowie, or Wiley, is one of the most innovative and influential musicians of today. Over the course of twenty years he has redefined British music: releasing ten top-twenty singles, selling...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Eskiboy by Wiley Eskiboy

Structured in 96 short chapters, it will cover his influences, his friendships and rivalries, and the triumphs and tragedies of a life in music, as well as explore the history and future of Grime and the `Eskimo Sound'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Great Canal Journeys by Timothy West Great Canal Journeys

A companion to the acclaimed Channel 4 Series, this is the story of the inspirational life and travels of the iconic couple Timothy West and Prunella Scales.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Secrets for the Mad Obsessions, Confessions and Life Lessons by Dodie Clark Secrets for the Mad Obsessions, Confessions and Life Lessons

Find hope in dark times When I feel like I'm going mad, I write. fears that felt so big I could barely hold them in my head. And because I persisted, I learned lessons about how to be a stronger,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Bruce Lee Words of the Dragon Interviews and Conversations 1958-1973 by Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Words of the Dragon Interviews and Conversations 1958-1973

Words of the Dragon is an anthology of newspaper and magazine interviews from 1958 to 1973 revealing Bruce Lee's own fascinating words and explanations about Bruce himself, his art and philosophy
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Coming Soon

The Life of P.T. Barnum by P.T. Barnum The Life of P.T. Barnum

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. Meet the greatest entertainer of the 19th Century...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2017

The Disaster Artist My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made by Greg Sestero, Tom Bissell The Disaster Artist My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made
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The Disaster Artist is the hilarious, behind-the-scenes story of cult cinematic phenomenon The Room, as well as the tale of an odd and inspiring Hollywood friendship.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2017

Maggie Smith A View From The Stalls by Caroline Fevrier Maggie Smith A View From The Stalls

This biography essentially aims at correcting the preconceived image that the general public has of Dame Maggie Smith.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Cheech Is Not My Real Name ...But Don't Call Me Chong by Cheech Marin Cheech Is Not My Real Name ...But Don't Call Me Chong

An insightful memoir from a counterculture legend--now in paperback!
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Wake Up! to the World of Bernard Rhodes by Bernard Rhodes Wake Up! to the World of Bernard Rhodes

Published to follow the 40th anniversary of the Clash, this is a testament to the man who both facilitated the band's formation and held it together.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Ed Brubaker Conversations by Terrence R. Wandtke Ed Brubaker Conversations

Ed Brubaker has emerged as one of the most popular, significant figures in art comics since the 1990s. Brubaker layers his stories with a keen self-awareness, applying his expansive knowledge of American comic book history to invigorate his work and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

The Speed of Sound Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir by Thomas Dolby The Speed of Sound Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir

The `engaging, emotional, funny and surprising' (JJ Abrams) memoir of the electronic music and technology pioneer Thomas Dolby
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Escape Artist A Memoir of a Visionary Artist on Death Row by William A. Noguera Escape Artist A Memoir of a Visionary Artist on Death Row


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/01/2018

Gone A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung by Min Kym Gone A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung

'All my life my Stradivarius had been waiting for me, as I had been waiting for her . . .'At 7 years old Min Kym was a prodigy, the youngest ever pupil at the Purcell School of Music. At 11...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Living the Dream by Daniel O'Donnell, Eddie Rowley Living the Dream
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In Ireland, Daniel O'Donnell is more than just a singing star: he has reached the status of 'national treasure'. It has been a long journey for the boy from Kincasslagh, County Donegal, and in Living the Dream he tells his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Paul O'Grady's Country Life by Paul O'Grady Paul O'Grady's Country Life

Paul O'Grady's Country Life for the first time lifts the lid on the home life of one of Britain's best loved stars, surrounded by the animals he adores.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Around the World in Cut-Outs by Paperboyo Around the World in Cut-Outs

Setting out one day to photograph the world around him a little differently, Rich's playful vignettes have taken the Internet by storm as he totally transforms familiar landmarks into works of art, simply by cutting out paper.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Lonely Boy Tales from a Sex Pistol by Steve Jones Lonely Boy Tales from a Sex Pistol

From the Kings Road of the early seventies, through the years of the Sex Pistols, Punk Rock and to his self-imposed exile in New York and Los Angeles where he battled with alcohol, heroin and sex addiction - caught in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Me. You. A Diary by Dawn French Me. You. A Diary

One of the Guardian's TOP TEN READS for Christmas'This book is inspired!!!' Nadiya Hussain'[It's] beautiful, like Dawn, and stuffed full of goodies' Jo BrandThis is Dawn French's fabulous new non-fiction book for 2017, and it's totally interactive: take a lovely...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Me. You. A Diary by Dawn French Me. You. A Diary

Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Me. You. A Diary by Dawn French Dawn's first non-fiction project in almost a decade, following on from three consecutive Sunday Times bestselling novels
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 05/10/2017

Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands by Will Carruthers Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands

I can confirm that should you ever find yourself on stage playing the bass guitar with three left hands, it is usually the one in the middle that is the real one. Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands tells...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Going on the Turn by Danny Baker Going on the Turn

The laugh-out-loud third volume of Danny Baker's memoirs, following the bestselling Going to Sea in a Sieve and Going Off Alarming.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

I'm with the Band Confessions of a Groupie by Pamela Des Barres I'm with the Band Confessions of a Groupie

Warm, witty, and sexy, this kiss-and-tell-all stands out as the perfect chronicle of one of rock 'n' roll's most thrilling eras, I'M WITH THE BAND is widely regarded as a feminist classic and becomes more iconic with every passing year.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Only Fools and Stories From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost by David Jason Only Fools and Stories From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

In his first book David Jason told us about himself from his early years training as an electrician through to making it as one of Britain's greatest actors. The result told with his characteristic charm and wit is both funny...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

How to be Champion My Autobiography by Sarah Millican How to be Champion My Autobiography

Sarah Millican's autobiography will make you laugh, feel normal and probably sniff your leggings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

How to be Champion My Autobiography by Sarah Millican How to be Champion My Autobiography

Sarah Millican's autobiography will make you laugh, feel normal and probably sniff your leggings.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

First Time Ever A Memoir by Peggy Seeger First Time Ever A Memoir

Together, Peggy and Ewan helped lay the foundations of the British folk revival, through the formative - and controversial - Critics Group and the landmark BBC Radio Ballads series. Peggy's life comprises art and passion, family and separation, tragedy, celebration...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Only Fools and Stories From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost by David Jason Only Fools and Stories From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost

In his first book David Jason told us about himself from his early years training as an electrician through to making it as one of Britain's greatest actors. The result told with his characteristic charm and wit is both funny...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Little Me My life from A-Z by Matt Lucas Little Me My life from A-Z

The hilarious, heart-warming and tear-jerking memoir from one of Britain's best-loved comedians and actors, Matt Lucas
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

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