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The most popular Biography: arts & entertainment books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Wham! George & Me: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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How to Grow Old: A middle-aged man moaning
However, if you happen to want to know what a white, heterosexual, middle-aged man thinks of getting old - from the struggle to stay fit, keep hold of your friends or stay relevant, to why I'm better at doing a dump now than at any time in my life - this book could very well be exactly what you have been looking for.
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Gotta Get Theroux This: My life and strange times in television
A funny, insightful memoir by much-loved documentary maker Louis Theroux, who takes us on a weird and wonderful journey through his life and two decades of groundbreaking television.
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Headlines and Hedgerows: A Memoir
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Not Afraid: The Evolution of Eminem
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Robin
From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.
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Ian McKellen: The Biography
The intimate and definitive biography of Ian McKellen, theatrical knight and a national treasure.
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In Pieces
The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field.
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George Best: A Memoir: A unique biography of a football icon: The Perfect Gift for Football Fans
A unique biography of football icon, George Best, written by journalist and broadcaster, Michael Parkinson
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Rihanna
Rihanna invites you into her world with this stunning visual autobiography.
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Blackpink: K-Pop's No.1 Girl Group
A comprehensive guide to the K-pop girl group who are taking the music world by storm. The sassiest, most stylish girls around - BLACKPINK!
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Little Book of Chanel
A concise and illustrated biography on one of the world's most influential couturiers and founder of a global fashion brand.
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Roger Daltrey: Thanks a lot Mr Kibblewhite, The Sunday Times Bestseller: My Story
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You Know it Makes Sense: Lessons from the Derek Trotter School of Business (and life)
Au Revois!The name's Trotter, Derek Trotter, and the world of business is my speciality. And whether you're a Director, middle management, a junior staff hotshot, or the one that fetches the sandwiches, it will help you get to where you're going.
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Dramatic Exchanges: Letters of the National Theatre
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Shine: Discover a Brighter You
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My Thoughts Exactly: The No.1 Bestseller
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Perfect Sound Whatever: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
The brand new memoir from James Acaster: cult comedian, bestselling author of Classic Scrapes, undercover cop, receiver of cabbages.
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Mouthy - Unfiltered, Uncensored & Honest as Ever: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me
"Charlamagne Tha God, New York Times bestselling author of Black Privilege and cohost of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, reveals his blueprint for breaking free from your fears and anxiety to reach that elusive next level of success"--
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Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever
The definitive account of the kings of comedy who ruled eighties Hollywood
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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.
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Queen Unseen - My Life with the Greatest Rock Band of the 20th Century: Revised and with Added Material
In an intimate and eye-opening story, roundly praised as the best available insight on Queen, Peter Hince recounts twelve years on the road with Freddie Mercury, Brian May and co. This truly is the definitive book on the 20th century's most iconic rock band.
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Beautiful Ones
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Tall Tales and Wee Stories: The Best of Billy Connolly
Outrageously funny story-telling from the nation's favourite comedian. Tall Tales and Wee Stories brings together the 'Best of Billy Connolly'. 'One of stand-up's great naturals. No one told a story better.' Guardian
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Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing: Life, Death and the Thrill of the Catch - The Sunday Times Bestseller inspired by the hit BBC TV series
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Utterly Brilliant!: My Life's Journey
In this entertaining and surprisingly moving autobiography, Timmy shares his journey through TV stardom, cycling the Camino and his passion for art.
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Man in the Red Coat
The Man in the Red Coat is at once a fresh and original portrait of the Belle Epoque - its heroes and villains, its writers, artists and thinkers - and a life of a man ahead of his time.
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How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
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Hell Is Round the Corner: The Unique No-Holds Barred Autobiography
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Acid For The Children
Iconic bassist and co-founder of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating life story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star.
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I Carried a Watermelon: Dirty Dancing and Me
'Massively enjoyable.' Dawn French
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Elton John: Rocket Man
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On the High Wire
The star of MAN ON WIRE offers a meditation on the ecstasy of conquering our fears and reaching for the stars, translated and introduced by Paul Auster
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Elis and John Present the Holy Vible: The Book The Bible Could Have Been
A complete guide to the hilariously niche and wonderfully obscure world of commercial digital indie radio's most-unproducible hammer legends: Elis James and John Robins.
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Cruel To Be Kind: The Life and Music of Nick Lowe
The authorised biography of Nick Lowe, the 'Jesus of Cool'.
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Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend
Flea, the iconic bassist and co-founder, alongside Anthony Kiedis, of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star. With a foreword by punk rock legend, Patti Smith.
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Hitch in Time
Living on his wits, sleeping rough and accepting lifts that get him into bizarre and often dangerous situations, Andy's six years spent on the road stand as a unique record of life as it was in the late 1970s and early 80s. In this hilarious memoir, they are juxtaposed with a host of earlier memories, resulting in dazzling and funny stories.
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Face It: A Memoir
'I was saying things in songs that female singers didn't really say back then. I wasn't submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too. My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side. I was playing it up, yet I was very serious.'
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I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon
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Epstein: Dead Men Tell No Tales
"This book is based on new evidence from the explosive hit podcast Epstein: Devil in the Darkness".
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By Order of the Peaky Blinders: The Official Companion to the Hit TV Series
The official companion to the hit TV series, Peaky Blinders. Packed full of unseen images, behind-the-scenes stories and interviews with the cast and creators of the show, this is the only book for fans preparing for the highly anticipated fifth season.
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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me
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Just Kids
Winner of the 2010 Non-Fiction National Book Award Patti Smith's evocative, honest and moving coming-of-age story of her extraordinary relationship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe
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Black Sunset: Hollywood Sex, Lies, Glamour, Betrayal, and Raging Egos
The riveting, poignant, star-studded and hilarious memoir of award-winning author Clancy Sigal's time as a film agent on the make in Blacklist-era Hollywood.
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Who am I, again?
Who am I, again?'Riotous, warm-hearted and revealing, and told with Lenny's trademark energy - expect recipes, comic strips, and tips for aspiring comedians - Who Am I, Again? is the heart-breakingly honest and inspirational coming-of-age story of a man who holds a very special place in British hearts.
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Are We There Yet?: To indignity . . . and beyond!
A warm, redemptive, honest, authentic, FUNNY book about life, love and realising that you're good enough.
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Glossy Years: Magazines, Museums and Selective Memoirs
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So Brightly at the Last
A fascinating biography of the poetry of Clive James
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Mary Quant: My Autobiography
The inspirational story of Mary Quant's stellar career