Entertainment Biographies & Memoirs
Absolutely: A Memoir
The absolutely fabulous Joanna Lumley opens her private albums for this illustrated memoir.
The World According to Joan
As an actress, author and producer Joan Collins has built a career that places her in the unrivalled ranks of an international icon. This title shares her life experiences. From manners to men via fashion and family, to ageing and...
Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend
A celebration of the life and times of one of the greatest female stars of all time.
Jeannie Out of the Bottle
Over the past four decades, the landmark television series I Dream of Jeannie has enchanted several generations of fans and inspired millions of teenage crushes on its beautiful blonde star, Barbara Eden. Barbara finally lets...
Stories I Only Tell My Friends
Teen idol at fifteen, international icon and founder of the Brat Pack at twenty, and one of Hollywood's top stars to this day, the author chronicles his experiences as a painfully misunderstood child actor in Ohio uprooted to the...
If You Ask Me (and of Course You Won’t)
It-girl Betty White delivers a hilarious, slyly profound take on love, life, celebrity, and everything in between. Drawing from a lifetime of lessons learned, seven-time Emmy winner Betty White's wit and wisdom take center stage...
I Was Douglas Adams’s Flatmate: and Other Encounters with Legends
Based on his Radio 4 series, the author brings his sharp and witty attention to a group of people who spent time with legendary figures. Each interview gives the individual's account of their association and offers an intimate...
My Animated Life
Yoram Gross' recollections of his life, told simply and directly, cannot be read without emotion. This is the story of a youth who was forced to grow up during the Nazi occupation of his country, Poland. Despite the surrounding...
For the past 25 years, no one has been better at revealing secrets than Oprah Winfrey. In turn, Oprah has allowed her audience to share in her own life story. After a quarter of a century of Oprah-isation, can there be any secrets...
The ultimate sisterhood autobiography, full of fun facts about their childhoods (guess who was the ugly duckling?), their beauty and style secrets, the wisdom they learned from their beloved father, and the street smarts they got...
One Man Show: The Stages of Barry Humphries
Barry Humphries is perhaps the greatest comic genius of our age. Satirist, comedian and burlesque entertainer, he enthrals audiences across the globe. Yet Humphries, the man, remains an enigma. One Man Show examines the life, and...
The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi: Laughter, Madness and the Story of Britain’s Greatest Comedian
A fascinating history of theatre told through the story of Britain's first ever pantomime clown
Parky’s People: The Interviews - 100 of the Best
100 legendary encounters with the man who has met everyone.
The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee
The author's father taught her to curse - at the age of three. She was a chronic bedwetter - until she was old enough to drive. She lost her virginity at age 19 - but didn't really know it. This title presents her story.
We're all going gaga for Gaga. The first biography of the international superstar, style icon and pop princess...
Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain
Born Mandy Rodgers just outside of Geelong, Portia de Rossi is one of Hollywood's most intriguing and talked about stars. Finding early in the Australian film Sirens, Portia went on to star in the hit TV series Ally McBeal,...
Russell Crowe - the Biography
One of Hollywood's hottest properties and the actor whose uncompromising reputation - both on and off the screen - Russell Crowe has a fascinating personal and professional story. With highly acclaimed roles in pictures such as LA...
Real and Reel: The Education of a Film Obsessive Critic
Real and Reel is a light-hearted, ironic account of a lifetime's addiction. It is one person's story, but it may strike familiar sparks among many others. Though there have been plenty of other interests to keep life lively,...
How to Make Gravy
Over four nights the author performed, in alphabetical order, one hundred of his songs from the previous three decades. In between songs he told stories about them. This title is based on those little tales. Each of its hundred...
Lessons in Letting Go: Confessions of a Hoarder
It took a year to drag myself out of the mess. A year in which I lost my dearest friend and then promptly lost my way. A year in which I ran away overseas, came back and then ran away again. A year in which I learnt to let go,...
The Woman I Was Born to be
From singing karaoke in local pubs to live performance with an eighty-piece orchestra in Japan's legendary Budokan Arena and a record-breaking debut album, Susan Boyle has become an international superstar. This book tells the...
Reg Grundy is one of the most successful Australian media and television entrepreneurs of his generation. Here for the first time he tells his life story, in his own words.
Life: Keith Richards
Once-in-a-generation memoir of a rock legend.
Billy Thorpe Keep Rockin
Talented, determined, fiercely independent and with one helluva voice, Australian music legend Billy Thorpe left an indelible impression on our pop culture and our musical history. Keep Rockin' celebrates the legend and the life...
The Remarkable Life of Leonard Cohen
This fascinating biography draws on scores of new interviews conducted with Cohen's band members past and present, his business associates, editors, friends, fans, producers, colleagues, enemies and peers. A surprisingly frank...
Patti Smith's evocative, honest and moving coming-of-age story of her extraordinary relationship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe
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