Who doesn’t love a good memoir? Whether it’s the inspiring journey of a beloved First Lady in “Becoming” by Michelle Obama. Or the struggle for self-invention in Tara Westover’s “Educated”, memoirs are a great way to learn more about how people work and to be inspired in our own lives.
With celebrity memoirs we have the added factor of already creating a narrative for their lives. With their public persona and social media, the general public think they know everything there is to know about their favourite celebrities. Memoirs, however, take us backstage, allowing us a closer look at what the celebrity was thinking and feeling during some of the most important moments of their lives.
So, check out these new or upcoming celebrity memoirs.
“Me” tells the story of Elton’s life and career in his own words. In this funny and honest memoir, Elton reveals the struggles and triumphs of his extraordinary life. This title is sure to be a popular pick, with both the recent release of the film “Rocketman” and his current farewell tour.
In this follow up memoir, Julie Andrews reflects on her astonishing career, from her arrival in Hollywood, to her becoming a household name. This funny and heartwarming work provides insight into her personal and professional life at the height of her success.
In this candid memoir, Demi Moore, reveals the honest truth of her tumultuous life. From her tempestuous relationship with her mother, to her famous marriages, Demi tells her story of survival in this inspiring and raw memoir.
In this coming-of-age memoir, Tegan and Sara share the personal story of their high schools lives in alternating chapters. This movingly honest memoir describes how they both came to terms with their sexuality and their music.
Alicia Keys new book “More Myself” highlights the singers struggle to find her own “truth”. From her childhood in Harlem, to becoming one of the most celebrated artists of her time, Alica takes us on an emotional journey of growth and self discovery.