Celebrity Life Stories with Messages That Inspire
These memoirs prove that even the talented and
famous struggle with issues we all find challenging. Let their revelations and
advice (some of it funny) help you change up your own life.
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The Woman I Wanted to Be
Simon & Schuster
This 67-year-old superstar managed to marry a prince, revolutionize the fashion industry with her wrap dress and serve as a style icon for the entire globe. Her personal history, however, may come as a surprise: a mother who survived Auschwitz, a husband who died of Hepatitis C, and a daughter with a rare genetic disorder. These challenges resulted in a woman who speaks ambitiously and fervently about the struggles of all women in a book that's part memoir, part manifesto. "Lying about your age or about anything, for that matter, is the beginning of trouble," she writes. "It is the beginning of lying about who you are."
— Leigh Newman