Autobiography

This week, there were plenty of moments to keep us laughing, from Mariah Carey rewriting history in her new autobiography to Jane Fonda’s unique way of encouraging people to vote. Meanwhile, Katie Price unveiled a new tattoo of partner Carl Woods’ face (!!), Glenn Close got creative on Instagram and can we please take a second to talk about Lenny Kravitz on the cover of Men’s Health?
Elizabeth Anionwu is a diminutive woman of colossal talent in everything she has turned her hand to, and to top off a high achieving career, her memoir has now outed her as a wonderful author.
When the dustjacket of your autobiography reverses to present a large colour poster of your semi-naked self, you KNOW you're
It feels like a historic moment, 24 February 2016. Actor Emma Watson, at 25 a rising-star feminist, is set to interview the revolutionary Gloria Steinem, 85-year-old activist, campaigner, legend. Outspoken-celebrity Britain meets era-defining America. One has seen the light; the other has lit the way.
If you are lucky enough to meet Jeanie Clarke, you will likely find yourself instinctively drawn to her. Warm and kind, she has a disarming smile, is down to earth and continues to cut a striking figure. It is little surprise that she reached infamy in the wrestling world as 'Lady Blossom' the valet to 'Stunning' (and inspiration behind the subsequent moniker for 'Stone Cold') Steve Austin.
Dear god, this is my life. Doing actual stand up is only about 10 % of stand up, the rest is admin and car journeys. This cars current topic is a very academic conversation about chuckle fuckers, that's right, the comedy groupie.
Christopher Hitchens said: "Everyone has a book in them and that, in most cases, is where it should stay." When I began writing the book I thought it would be easy. Who knows more about me than me right?
Roy Keane was a great footballer. The absolute perfect blend of being fearless and feared. This week, extracts of his latest autobiography, The Second Half, have been released through the Great British Press. My suspicions are all but confirmed: he is an appalling human being .
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.
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...