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Biographies are awesome

Well, since I finally have both my Libertines Bound Together book and The Young One's Bachelor Boys book, I guess that means I'm gonna have to start devouring my stack of unread biographies. Currently, my list reads like this:

Read
+ My Booky Wook - Russell Brand (Thusfar my alltime favourite autobiography. It reads the way he talks and is a dark yet always enjoyable summary of his life pre-fame.)
+ Jihaku - Gackt (I read the online translation of it, as I has yet to be released in English. The way the man's mind works is baffling, hilarious, and inspirational all at once. The chapter on love and sex is one of the funniest things I've ever read.
+ Moab Is My Washpot - Stephen Fry (It was an interesting if slightly shambolic read, and all the more awesome for the parallels I drew between it and the first Booky Wook. A lot of pain, and a lot of redemption.)

Watched
+ Believe - an Eddie Izzard documentary. (It fucking astounded me to learn just how gloriously tenatious Eddie Izzard is. The amount of work and the constant struggle he went through is absolutely inspiring. The guy has motherfucking balls of steel.)

Unread, owned
+ Russell Brand's My Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal (Not read very far yet, but it's not as good as the first. Still a good read though.)
+ Stephen Fry Chronicles (Very good so far)
+ The Libertines: Bound Together (Cannot describe how excited I am to read this. I find the friendship between Pete Doherty and Carl Barat to be one of the most fascinating in the history of music.)
+ The Young One's: Bachelor Boys (Of course, an in-character book about The Young Ones. Pretty fucking funny.)

Unread, un-owned
+ Bigger Than Hitler, Better Than Christ - Rik Mayall (I've heard great things, and will attempt to track it down some time.)

Comments

My Booky Wook and Moab is my Washpot are my fav biographies.
They are pretty fantastic :)