Autobiography

Why I'm Giving Up the 'Inspirational Reads' for Good

Kim Davies | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kim Davies

Like most people, I'm a sucker for a feel-good story. Walk into any bookshop and you will see a veritable smorgasbord of inspirational biographies and autobiographies fanned across the shelves. They all have a common golden thread deftly woven through the chapters: overcoming adversity when the odds are stacked against you.

The Story of a Reformed Drug Kingpin - 'Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography'

Ruth Jacobs | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ruth Jacobs

I was a high-school tennis player and planned to become the next Arthur Ashe. But once it was discovered that I could not read or write, my dream of becoming a sports star was over. I knew my tennis career was no longer a reality. I found myself pretty much lost, not knowing what my next move would be...

"I am Human and I Need to Be Loved..."

Mark Piggott | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mark Piggott

Reviews of Autobiography confirmed my worst fears: he would spend far too long detailing a complicated court case against his former band-members and not enough time describing how it must have felt to press something so pure as Hatful of Hollow or Meat is Murder to vinyl. But then - what do critics know?

Book Review: My Outdoor Life by Ray Mears

Robert Bradley | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Robert Bradley

We all have them don't we; stolen moments of fantasy! Where we imagine doing something out of our comfort zone and turning our lives into one great big adventure! These tend to find me on the London underground, on my depressingly dull way home from work. How many of us rarely step out of that cotton wool world we've created for ourselves?

The Passage of Time (Growing Old Gracefully), Things That Matter (Part Five)

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

But getting old can be an obstacle course- what's the point of being old and miserable? There is a man who walks his dog that I see often and I estimate the last time he smiled was in the Stone Age.

'Soldier Box' by Joe Glenton

John Wight | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
John Wight

His recently published autobiography Soldier Box is a tour de force and must-read for anyone interested in what life in the British Army is like for the everyday soldier, the individual grain of sand among the amorphous mass that our politicians like to lavish praise on with gushing insincerity.

Make Yourself A Better Life Story

Melanie Kendry | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Kendry

Even if you've never written your autobiography, you have a life story. All of us do. If you take time to listen to other people's tales you'll hear t...

Who's Been Making All The Headlines?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | Home

In a world where the notion of celebrity is loose and anybody can trend on Twitter, it's sometimes difficult to know where cultural power lies - and m...

Ours is a Global Conversation

Arianna Huffington | Posted 29.01.2013 | Home
Arianna Huffington

It is an honour to be introducing the 2013 addition of Who's Who - a venerable institution that is remaking itself for the digital age while staying true to its DNA. When we consider the ways technology is rapidly transforming the media landscape and our lives three trends stand out.

'I Hate You,' Cole Told Cowell In A Text

PA | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Cheryl Cole has lifted the lid about her public bust-up with X Factor supremo Simon Cowell after he axed the singer as a judge on the US version on th...

John Cleese To Tell Life Story

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

Monty Python star John Cleese has signed a deal to publish his first memoir, half a century after launching his entertainment career. The 72-year-o...

Tulisa's Twitter Rant Loses Followers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2012 | Home

"Forgive me for what I have done, 'cause I'm young, I'm young." Well, from the looks of things, it doesn't seem like Tulisa has been showing much remo...

Man Ray: Self-Portrait (Book Review)

Kate Lawson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Home
Kate Lawson

When I think Man Ray, I think painter, filmmaker, poet, experimentalist, philosopher, explorer of fantasy and dreams - and a master of documenting provocative and engaging fashion imagery which challenged the cultural constraints of the visual arts.

Bieber's Mum To Publish Revealing New Book

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home

For those who feel Justin Bieber is a little underexposed at present, fear not: a new book written by his Mother is set to reveal even more about the ...

How to Write Someone's Biography or Your Own Autobiography

John Fleming | Posted 22.02.2012 | Home
John Fleming

Earlier this month, I wrote in the Huffington Post about being on a Storywarp panel which discussed the techniques and nature of storytelling, of tel...

Sam Parker

Dr Ozzy Osbourne's Health Advice (INTERVIEW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 12.12.2011 | Home

What becomes of our rock and roll heroes? Some die young and remain as we remember them forever, others grow old and end up selling us car insurance -...