Biographies and Autobiographies

A list of biographies that I recommend, with stars marking the very best. Click on the book’s titles to view the review or click here to read all biography & autobiography reviews.

Life’s That Way – Jim Beaver

* Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business – Sonny West

* Neon Angel: A Story of a Runaway – Cherie Currie

* Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain

Shootin’ the Sh*t with Kevin Smith: The Best of Smodcast – Kevin Smith with Scott Mosier

My Booky Wook – Russell Brand

The Bedwetter – Sarah Silverman

Female Serial Killers: How and Why Women Become Monsters – Peter Vronksy

* My Horizontal Life – Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang – Chelsea Handler

Are you There Vodka? It’s me, Chelsea – Chelsea Handler

* Terry Fox: His Story – Leslie Scrivener

Philip and Elizabeth: Portrait of a Royal Marriage – Gyles Brandreth

You’ll Never Blue Ball in this Town Again – Heather McDonald

Elvis: My Best Man – George Klein with Chuck Crisafulli

Booky Wook 2: This Time It’s Personal – Russell Brand

The Nasty Bits – Anthony Bourdain

* Unbearable Lightness – Portia De Rossi

Medium Raw – Anthony Bourdain

*A Girl Walks Into a Bar – Rachel Dratch

I Drink for a Reason – David Cross (his opinions really, not too much about his life)

Bossypants – Tina Fey

Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me – Friends of Chelsea Handler

Ed Gein: Psycho – Paul Anthony Woods

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft – Stephen King *

Tough Shit – Kevin Smith

Then Again – Diane Keaton *

Knock Wood–Candice Bergen *

Guts–Kristen Johnston *

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly– Jean-Dominique Bauby *

Seriously…I’m Kidding–Ellen Degeneres

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