A favourite Christmas present with all kinds of readers, every year the festive season brings a new selection of autobiographies and biographies that find famous stars (and those close to them) revealing all about their remarkable lives. 2015 is no different. Here at Book People, we love hearing the secrets of the stars and have hand-picked some of the best real-life reads available this year – and are passing savings of up to 75% off RRP onto you.
Here are some of our picks for 2015:
From Jean Brodie to Downton Abbey via Harry Potter, this book gives incredible insight into the life of one of our most beloved actresses, who can currently be seen on the big screen in Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van.
Alex Ferguson – Leading
The most successful manager in the history of football reveals how he managed to achieve such incredible feats and become such a respected figure in this revealing book. A must for Man Utd fans.
Sue Perkins – Spectacles
One of the nation’s favourite TV presenters and an expert at providing hilarious innuendoes during the Great British Bake Off, this book finds her talking about her life with some wit and charm.
Steve Jobs – The Man Who Thought Different
The new film from screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle finds Michael Fassbender taking on the role of Apple’s controversial and compelling genius. This book looks at how he changed the world and pushed the boundaries of technology during his lifetime.
A.P. McCoy – Winner: A Racing Life
Having won over 4,300 races in his career at the top of horse racing, jump-jockey A.P. McCoy reveals how he managed to achieve such phenomenal triumphs throughout the course of his career – and reveals his plans for what he’ll do next.