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Autobiography: arts & entertainment books

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Recently Published

Dear Cancer, Love Victoria A Mum's Diary of Hope by Victoria Derbyshire Dear Cancer, Love Victoria A Mum's Diary of Hope

Moving and wonderfully warm-hearted, this is Victoria Derbyshire's honest and authentic account of how she dealt with a devastating breast cancer diagnosis.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Dear Cancer, Love Victoria A Mum's Diary of Hope by Victoria Derbyshire Dear Cancer, Love Victoria A Mum's Diary of Hope

Moving and wonderfully warm-hearted, this is Victoria Derbyshire's honest and authentic account of how she dealt with a devastating breast cancer diagnosis.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Born A Crime Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah Born A Crime Stories from a South African Childhood

One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars ('SLICK, INTELLIGENT AND BLISSFULLY FUNNY' Time Out) tells his hilarious and moving coming-of-age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Calmer Chameleon by Phil Pickett Calmer Chameleon

Culture Club's Phil Pickett co-wrote 'Karma Chameleon' & 'It's A Miracle' & toured extensively with the band. His autobiography explores all the ups & downs of his career whilst being firmly focused on the exploits of Culture Club & Boy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

A Sick Life TLC 'N Me: Stories from on and off the Stage by Tionne Watkins A Sick Life TLC 'N Me: Stories from on and off the Stage

Rolling Stone declared TLC the most effervescent and soulful girl group anyone has seen since the Supremes. They have sold more than 85 million albums worldwide and won five Grammys, and their seminal album CrazySexyCool became the only diamond-certified album...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Believe Me by Yolanda Hadid Believe Me

From the star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, an emotional behind the scenes look at her descent into a medical nightmare that is Lyme disease.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Roger Moore: A bientot... by Roger Moore Roger Moore: A bientot...

In this warm and engaging book, the late, great Sir Roger Moore reflects on life and ageing. He shares the joys he experienced every day along with the tiny triumphs that life brings to us all at the most unexpected...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

First in the World Somewhere The True Adventures of a Scribbler, Siren, Saucepot and Pioneer by Penny Pepper First in the World Somewhere The True Adventures of a Scribbler, Siren, Saucepot and Pioneer

The author has led an extraordinary life. She is a writer. Poet. Punk. Pioneer. Activist. And she also happens to be disabled. In this memoir, which spans the mid-1980s up until the millennium, she paints a picture of life, love,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Walk Through Walls A Memoir by Marina Abramovic Walk Through Walls A Memoir

'Her bravest work of performance art to date . . . Rawly intimate' ObserverThis memoir spans Marina Abramovic's five decade career, and tells a life story that is almost as exhilarating and extraordinary as her groundbreaking performance art. Taking us...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

What I Learnt What My Listeners Say - and Why We Should Take Notice by Jeremy Vine What I Learnt What My Listeners Say - and Why We Should Take Notice

Jeremy Vine hilarious memoir of lessons learnt from life, his Radio 2 listeners and his appearance on STRICTLY COME DANCING.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Head Of Drama The Memoir of Sydney Newman by Sydney Newman, Ted Kotcheff Head Of Drama The Memoir of Sydney Newman
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen Born to Run

A revelatory memoir by a legendary rock star.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Wild Thing A Rocky Road by Pete Staples Wild Thing A Rocky Road

With several number 1 hits, The Troggs were catapulted to fame. Pete Staples biography takes you behind the scenes of a 60's pop star
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Blade Runners, Deer Hunters and Blowing the Bloody Doors Off My Life in Cult Movies by Michael Deeley, Matthew Field Blade Runners, Deer Hunters and Blowing the Bloody Doors Off My Life in Cult Movies
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Blade Runners, Deer Hunters & Blowing the Bloody Doors Off is essential for any fan of cult film, British cinema, or simply of a fascinating story told well.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

It Shouldn't Happen to a Hairdresser by Steven Smith It Shouldn't Happen to a Hairdresser

Steven Smith shares his hilarious autobiography which shares candid tales from the celebrity front line and the inside secrets on the hairdressing game after he rose to fame as a celebrity makeover artist in the late 1990s.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Coming Soon

Stark Naked The Autobiography of Graham Stark by Graham Stark Stark Naked The Autobiography of Graham Stark

First paperback edition of the hilarious autobiography of Graham Stark, one of the great all-rounders of British comedy, an actor in 99 films and a celebrity photographer.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Bear's Necessities A Simple Guide to Life by Stephen Bear Bear's Necessities A Simple Guide to Life


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

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: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Talking As Fast As I Can From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between by Lauren Graham Talking As Fast As I Can From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, Talking As Fast As I Can is a funny, intimate memoir by Lauren Graham, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, which recounts her experiences on Gilmore Girls - the first and second time...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

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

Bringing in the Sheaves Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest by Richard Reverend Coles Bringing in the Sheaves Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest

The Reverend Richard Coles' reflective account of life as a parish priest and broadcaster on BBC Radio 4's SATURDAY LIVE.
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

Random House presents the complete, unabridged audiobook of My Lives: From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost by David Jason. From Del Boy to Granville, Pop Larkin to Frost, he takes us behind the scenes and under the...
Format: CD-Audio - 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

Dawn French Untitled Non-Fiction 2017 by Dawn French Dawn French Untitled Non-Fiction 2017

Dawn French has written a new book for 2017! It's INTERACTIVE - the reader and Dawn will spend a year together travelling through the days, the months and the seasons of the year to make SENSE of it. And have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

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

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

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

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 actors. The result told with his characteristic charm and wit is both funny and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

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

As the decade turned and acid house hit the mainstream, the band imploded spectacularly, going their separate ways just as they were on the cusp of breakthrough success. This is a story of one of the most revered British bands...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

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

After college, she travelled to Russia and China - against US advice - before arriving in London, where she met the man with whom she would raise three children and share the next thirty-three years: Ewan MacColl.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Buffering Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart Buffering Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded

The wildly popular YouTube personality and author of the New York Times bestseller My Drunk Kitchen is back! This time, she's stirring up memories and tales from her past.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

Is There Life Outside the Box? An Actor Despairs by Peter Davison Is There Life Outside the Box? An Actor Despairs

His fans have spoken, but despite their requests, Peter Davison has gone ahead and written his autobiography anyway. It wasn't the book they tried to stop - it was more like the book they didn't want him to start.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Splendours and Miseries: The Roy Strong Diaries, 1967-87 by Roy Strong Splendours and Miseries: The Roy Strong Diaries, 1967-87

The first volume of diaries from a bestselling author and former director of both the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

White Bicycles Making Music in the 1960s by Joe Boyd, Hanif Kureishi White Bicycles Making Music in the 1960s
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More than any previous '60s music autobiography, Boyd offers the real story of what it was like to be there
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Walking with the Muses A Memoir by Pat Cleveland Walking with the Muses A Memoir

Chronicling of the glamorous life and adventures of Pat Cleveland, one of the first black supermodels.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Testimony by Robbie Robertson Testimony

Robbie Robertson's singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters and guitarists of his time. With songs like 'The Weight', and 'Up on Cripple Creek', he and his partners in the Band fashioned a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Top Fear The Remaking of a TV Legend by Chris Evans Top Fear The Remaking of a TV Legend

Chris Evans lifts the lid on his whirlwind adventure as the new presenter of TOP GEAR.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Wrights & Wrongs My Life in Dance by Peter Wright Wrights & Wrongs My Life in Dance

The much-anticipated paperback release of the memoirs of dancer, producer and director Peter Wright, one of the foremost dance creators from the 1950s to today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Richard Serra Notebooks Vol. 2 by Richard Serra Richard Serra Notebooks Vol. 2


Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

No Filter by Grace Victory No Filter

An honest and fun insight into tackling the problems that all young people face growing up.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Nigel my family and other dogs by Monty Don Nigel my family and other dogs


Format: CD-Audio - Released: 27/07/2017

Remembering Places: The Autobiography of Joseph Rykwert by Joseph Rykwert Remembering Places: The Autobiography of Joseph Rykwert

Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA's highest honour, the Royal Gold Medal in 2014, and author of countless books...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

Remembering Places: A Memoir by Joseph Rykwert Remembering Places: A Memoir

Born in Warsaw in 1926, Joseph Rykwert is one of the best-known critics and historians of architecture. One of very few writers to be awarded the RIBA's highest honour, the Royal Gold Medal in 2014, and author of countless books...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

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: 17/07/2017

Punk Rock Blitzkrieg My Life as A Ramone by Marky Ramone Punk Rock Blitzkrieg My Life as A Ramone

THE FINAL WORD ON THE GENIUS AND MISCHIEF OF THE RAMONES, TOLD BY THE MAN WHO KEPT THE BEAT - AND LIVED TO TELL ABOUT IT.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

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