Elton John Is Writing an Autobiography!

Elton John Is Writing an Autobiography!

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Elton John is having a pretty eventful year. He’s currently on his farewell tour and his new biographical film Rocketman hits theaters this summer. Now, the megastar musician is setting the record straight with a new autobiography. John took to Twitter to announce a new autobiography he is writing set to be released in October. Though the title and cover of the book have yet to be announced, it is already available for pre-order. The book will be published by Henry Holt & Co.   My life has been one helluva roller coaster ride and I’m now ready to tell …

Cher Announces Upcoming Autobiography and Film

Cher Announces Upcoming Autobiography and Film

Do stars who have never left the public consciousness really need comebacks? Cher’s long string of recent accomplishments is less a comeback and more a continuation, with devotees adoring her recent appearance in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and her new broadway show, The Cher Show. Turns out she really is here, Cher, and everywhere—soon, she’ll even be on your bookshelf. Cher announced her upcoming autobiography (and autobiographical film!) via Twitter:     While there have been many Cher biographies, we’ve yet to receive a serious Cher autobiography—fans may love her 1998 collection The First Time, but they’ll also likely acknowledge that the book is mostly …

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ Sketches the Life and Struggles of Cartoonist John Callahan

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ Sketches the Life and Struggles of Cartoonist John Callahan

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“Maybe you were weakened so you could become strong.”   This sentence comes from Donnie Green, a member of Alcoholics Anonymous, in the movie Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, and powerfully summarizes the essence of the movie and its original base of story-John Callahan‘s memoir of the same name was released in 2018.      John Callahan (February 5, 1951 – July 24, 2010) | Image via radio.krcb.org     Born in 1951, John Callahan was adopted as an infant and grew up in a Catholic family in The Dalles, a village in eastern Portland, Oregon. Callahan was sexually assaulted by a female elementary school teacher when he was eight. …

Anthony Bourdain Biography To be Published Next Year

Anthony Bourdain Biography To be Published Next Year

Anthony Bourdain’s legacy in the food and travel world continues with news of a new biography about his life on the way. The book will be published by Ecco in the fall of 2019 with Bourdain’s long-time assistant, Laurie Woolever, editing the book.    via YouTube   Bourdain: The Oral Biography will be a “portrait of the writer, veteran chef and television travel, built from the stories shared by those who knew him best.”    Woolever, on editing the book said, “I’m honored to now be working with his estate…in order to share the story of a life that influenced so …

‘Quantico’s’ Priyanka Chopra Publishing Memoir

‘Quantico’s’ Priyanka Chopra Publishing Memoir

Priyanka Chopra is best known as an actress, singer, film producer, and philanthropist, but now she can add author to that list. The Quantico star took to Instagram this morning to announce her memoir, Unfinished.      The feeling of checking something off your “bucket list” gives you an indescribable sense of accomplishment…and that’s where I am in this moment. I’ve always wanted to write a book, but the timing never felt right. With each opportunity that presented itself, my first instinct was always to wait…because I wasn’t (and I’m still not) finished. I wanted to do more, live more, …