Summer may be winding down, but there is no reason why your reading list should suffer. The boom of never-ending celebrity biographies that swamp the shelves of your local bookstore is in full swing. This past year alone has seen releases from Rob Lowe, James Franco and Bob Saget, with upcoming releases from Mario Lopez, Jennifer Lopez, Neil Patrick Harris and Alan Cumming. And that’s just a partial list. We have sifted through the piles to pull out the best celeb books coming out this fall that you will want to check out.
Still Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys? by Billy Crystal – Sep 10, 2013
After 65 years Billy Crystal proves he can still make us laugh with his book, Still Foolin’ ‘Em, now available in paperback. From anecdotes behind the scenes of When Harry Met Sally to hosting the Oscars, Crystal shares some of his favorite stories from a career that has spanned decades. Check out the audio book version- he narrates it.
Dancing with Myself Hardcover by Billy Idol – October 7, 2014
How is the snarling wearer of leather pants still captivating audiences after all these years? His new autobiography gives us a clue, taking us on a journey from Idol’s middle class upbringing as William Albert Michael Broad in London, to his days hanging out with the Sex Pistols and playing in sold out arenas.
Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan – Oct 21, 2014
After the enormous success of his first book, Dad is Fat, Gaffigan is back with a hilarious book which dwells on his love of food. “What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here’s why: I’m a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I’d highly recommend that you do not read his book.”
I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend by Martin Short – Nov 4, 2014
Martin Short has earned the respected title from his colleagues of the “comedian’s comedian.” From Saturday Night Live to Father of the Bride Short has played some of the most memorable characters in comedy, and he has done it all despite his tragic personal story. He lost a brother and both of his parents by the time he was 20, and most recently his wife of 30 years. This heartfelt book tells the story of learning how to push through the tough times and come out smiling.