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Director and founding member of this freelance writing partnership, penning biographies of popular music and film personalities, and ghostwriting memoirs. Publishers include Random House, Virgin Books, Aurum Press, Omnibus Press, Music Sales, Heel Verlag, Hannibal, Birmar, and JC Clementine; major serialisation in the UK, US, and Australia; editions printed in English, German, Spanish, and Danish.
Tom Jones: Close Up surpasses all other attempts to chronicle the life of a unique star who has been notoriously unforthcoming about himself. It also offers a fascinating insight into half a century of pop, spanning the Fifties pub scene of South Wales, the glitzy resort hotels of Eighties Vegas and a triumphant period of personal reinvention for a whole new generation of Jones fans at the sta... read more
Daughter of an eminent Buddhist scholar and a psychotherapist, Uma Thurman left school at 15 to pursue an acting career in New York. After a brief stint as a model, she gained recognition in films such as Dangerous Liaisons and Henry and June. In 1990, she married the gifted British actor Gary Oldman, but their marriage was troubled and short lived. On the set of the sci-fi thriller Gattaca, s... read more
From her first faltering steps as an eight-year-old on a Sydney stage to the acclaim that greeted her performance in The Hours, Nicole Kidman has excelled in every arena she has entered. But who is this flame-haired, sapphire-eyed beauty? Kidman’s rise through the ranks of Australian television and film eventually led to leading roles in Hollywood. While box office success initially stayed jus... read more
At the tender age of 7, starring in Steven Spielberg’s landmark film E.T.—The Extra-Terrestrial, Drew Barrymore won our hearts in a way that no other child had since Shirley Temple. Before the age of 12, she was a movie star, an international icon, and, sadly, the heir to her legendary family’s legacy of substance abuse. Her burgeoning career was soon eclipsed by her off-screen antics. At the ... read more
From her BAFTA-winning television work, such as My Beautiful Son, to her big screen debut alongside Michael Caine in Educating Rita, her starring in Billy Elliot (both of which earned her Oscar nominations) and her portrayal of Mrs Weasley in the Harry Potter films, Julie Walters has worked with some of the greatest and most diverse actors and directors in the world today. In December 2005, at... read more
This illustrated biography follows the highs and lows of Kylie Minogue's extraordinary showbiz career. Starting with her suburban childhood in Melbourne, Australia, it recounts her years as a teenage TV star culminating in the role of feisty mechanic Charlene Mitchell, that propelled her to early fame in Neighbours. It then examines her ascent to the top of the pop charts via 1980s hit machine... read more
The definitive biography of one of pop music's most private stars. Annie Lennox of the Eurythmics has always been an enigma, ill at ease with the trappings of fame, and giving away little about herself, but now the writers have given her the biography she deserves: compelling, sympathetic, unflinching and fair.
Good, bad, ugly and illuminating—everyone has an opinion on race. As biracial people continue trending, the discussion is no longer about a singular topic, but is more like playing a game of multi-level chess. The anthology, Being Biracial: Where Our Secret Worlds Collide, cites the experiences of twenty-four mixed-race authors and parents of multiracial children of all ages and backgrounds, f... read more
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