Many people view celebrity autobiographies as an easy and fast way to fill a summer reading list, but there are compelling books on the market that are more than a simple beach read. Some of the best celeb autobiographies have included story lines that can rival fiction, yet there is proof to the plot.
Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business
Dolly Parton’s Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business covers the singer’s exciting career and personal life. She describes her childhood, marriage, makeup and other aspects of her life while keeping readers interested. Covering more than 30 years of her past, the book has moments of humor that help lighten some of the darker parts of her story. The straightforward style makes this autobiography a pleasant way to fill a reading list.
Tina Fey’s Bossypants is a fun book that provides plenty of comedy while revealing interesting details about her life. This autobiography covers her childhood and includes her career highlights, but it also adds wit to the process. The book resembles the hectic lifestyle Fey conveys in her own life, so it appears to be an accurate peek into her past. She provides insight into some of her first jobs that eventually led to bigger roles in entertainment, and she tries to add her advice for other women.
No Lifeguard on Duty: The Accidental Life of the World’s First Supermodel
Janice Dickinson’s No Lifeguard on Duty: The Accidental Life of the World’s First Supermodel addresses the modeling industry and her own struggles over the years. Her book offers a revealing look at the industry that turned her into a star while fueling her addictions. Dickinson does not try to sugarcoat her life or her past, and there are some shocking moments in the book. However, Dickinson is more interested in sharing her story with a wider audience and does not care about the consequences.
I, Tina: My Life Story
Tina Turner’s I, Tina: My Life Story is a compelling story that addresses everything from her childhood to her marriage. Turner’s book gives readers an inside view into the singer’s life that goes beyond the interviews and television appearances she has made over the years. The autobiography does not try to leave out any uncomfortable moments, so it is a powerful look into her life.