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Autobiography reviews

Autobiography reviews, looking at some of the best new biography and autobiography publications, including hardback and paperback releases, new authors and the review of existing books.

Leonard review

William Shatner’s Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With A Remarkable Man review

Despite the absolute candor and honesty that sits behind Leonard: My Fifty Year Friendship With A Remarkable Man - William Shatner's tribute biography to Leonard...
Nick Frost, Truths, Half Truths And Little White Lies

Nick Frost, Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies review

There's a weird similarity between reading an autobiography and your average, run of the mill quickening from immortal epic, The Highlander, and with Nick...
Steve Coogan, Easily Distracted

Steve Coogan, Easily Distracted review

The title for Steve Coogan's Easily Distracted is as much a description of his autobiography as it is of his life, but it's pulled together...
Brian Blessed, Absolute Pandemonium

Brian Blessed, Absolute Pandemonium review

Brian Blessed's Absolute Pandemonium: An Autobiography is easily the most fun entertainment we've had reading a book since I, Partridge. The name alone should tell...
I, Partridge, We Need To Talk About Alan, by Steve Coogan

I, Partridge by Steve Coogan review

Steve Coogan has been a comedy legend for more than 20 years and I, Partridge brings the entire length and indeed breadth of his...
Ian Dury The Definitive Biography by Will Birch

Ian Dury The Definitive Biography by Will Birch review

Ian Dury The Definitive Biography by Will Birch takes you pretty much from the cradle to the crave of one of Britain's iconic proto-punk...
Disgusting Bliss by Lucian Randall

Disgusting Bliss, The Brass Eye of Chris Morris, by Lucian Randall review

As an introduction and biography of the life of Chris Morris from his early days on local radio to the controversy that surrounded programmes...

Life, Keith Richards

When you've had the kind of life that Keith Richards has had, you can definitely get away with calling your autobiography Life. Spanning the...

Love Is A Mix Tape, by Rob Sheffield

Rob Sheffield's Love Is A Mix Tape puts a whole new perspective on the era defining memoir. In amongst its tape bound monologue you...

Starstruck, by Cosmo Landesman

Cosmo Landesman's Starstruck is a brilliant account of the story of fame set against the backdrop of his own starstruck, mad cap family. No...

A Freewheelin’ Time by Suze Rotolo

I wanted to read A Freewheelin’ Time as soon as I heard about it. I love Bob Dylan’s Positively 4th Street and I’d read...

Russell Brand’s My Booky Wook review

Despite having one of the stupidest names in the history of literature, My Booky Wook by Russell Brand is a heartwarming autobiography, with sweet...

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