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Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should Read

Looking for the best Celebrity books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

1. The Celebrity Black Book 2019 (Deluxe Edition): Over 56,000+ Verified Celebrity Addresses for Autographs & Memorabilia, Nonprofit Fundraising, … Small Business Sales/Marketing & More! (2019)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadThe Celebrity Black Book 2019 (Deluxe Edition): Over 56,000+ Verified Celebrity Addresses for Autographs, Fundraising, Celebrity Endorsements, Marketing, Publicity & More!Includes a FREE 30-Day Test Drive to ContactAnyCelebrity.com ($47.00 Value)Inside The Celebrity Black Book 2019, you'll discover the verified mailing addresses for over 56,000+ celebrities, influencers & public figures worldwide.Everyone who is anyone:* Movie & TV Stars * Musicians * Athletes * Reality Stars * Politicians * World Leaders * Authors & Writers *…
Author(s): ContactAnyCelebrity.com, Jordan McAuley

2. Celebrity: A History of Fame (Critical Cultural Communication) (2019)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadToday, celebrity culture is an inescapable part of our media landscape and our everyday lives. This was not always the case. Over the past century, media technologies have increasingly expanded the production and proliferation of fame. Celebrity explores this revolution and its often under-estimated impact on American culture. Using numerous precedent-setting examples spanning more than one hundred years of media history, Douglas and McDonnell trace the dynamic relationship between celebrity and the technologies of mass communication that have shaped the…
Author(s): Susan J. Douglas, Andrea McDonnell

3. Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press (Routledge Transformations in Race and Media) (2018)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadShifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere. This book focuses on the way the mainstream and black press have covered cases of controversial political dissent by African American celebrities from Paul Robeson to Kanye West. Jackson considers the following questions: 1) What unique agency is available to celebrities with racialized identities to present critiques of American culture? 2) How have journalists in both the mainstream and black…
Author(s): Sarah J. Jackson

4. An Introduction to Celebrity Protection and Touring: A Guide to Mastering the Business of Vip Security (2018)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should Readoffers a peek behind the scenes of the close protection industry, more commonly known as the bodyguard business. More than the stereotypical bullet blocker, the modern protection specialist is a skilled practitioner who utilizes verbal judo much more than its physical counterpart. This book, written by industry experts, Elijah Shaw and Dale June, also narrows the focus, centering in on an exciting, but misunderstood, sector that involves working with celebrities ranging from actors to musicians and entering into their world of touring, filming and promotional appearances….
Author(s): Elijah Shaw, Dale June

5. Celebrity Ghosts and Notorious Hauntings (2019)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadFrom old Hollywood silent film stars to rock stars to athletes, past presidents, and famous generals, celebrated individuals sometimes become celebrity ghosts, and they haunt their homes, workplaces, and even burial places. In turn, those places become famous, even notorious, thanks to the ghost that is haunting it! looks at many famous ghosts―dead celebrities that haunt old Hollywood locales, famous generals that appear to witnesses at great battlefields, and noted politicians that roam the hallways of courthouses, statehouses, and even the White House! Plus, this fascinating frightfest examines the famous haunted locations themselves,…
Author(s): Marie D. Jones

6. The Dead Celebrity Cookbook: A Resurrection of Recipes from More Than 145 Stars of Stage and Screen (2011)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadIf you’ve ever fantasized about feasting on Frank Sinatra’s Barbecued Lamb, lunching on Lucille Ball’s “Chinese-y Thing,” diving ever-so-neatly into Joan Crawford’s Poached Salmon, or wrapping your lips around Rock Hudson’s cannoli – and really, who hasn’t? – hold on to your oven mitts!     In The Dead Celebrity Cookbook: A Resurrection of Recipes by 150 Stars of Stage and Screen, Frank DeCaro—the flamboyantly funny Sirius XM radio personality best known for his six-and-a-half-year stint as the movie critic on The…
Author(s): Frank DeCaro

7. High Price: Art Between the Market and Celebrity Culture (Sternberg Press) (2009)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadToday, the art world is not dominated by a small group of insiders. According to Graw, the art economy has been transformed from a retail business into an industry that produces visuality and meaning. This book questions the assumption of a dichotomy between art and the market, as well as the notion that market value is equal to artistic value. While examining the intrinsic connection between artistic production and its market conditions, Graw also insists that art is a commodity unlike any other. High Price claims that art and the market have to escape each other precisely because they are so deeply entangled.This book provides…
Author(s): Isabelle Graw

8. Celebrity Mugshots: Keeping Up With The Incarcerated, An Adult Coloring Book (2016)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadThe Rich and Famous are MESSED Up! Introducing the world’s first Celebrity Mugshots adult coloring book. Throw your phone at the valet, play bongos naked on the sidewalk, your pet monkey needs a vacation…bring it on the plane! But every once in awhile the law catches up, even to them. This new adult coloring book features 36 of the funniest celebrity mugshots ever. What’s Inside… This beautiful coloring book features 36 creative and intricate designs with wonderfully illustrated mugshots of your very favorite celebrities to help you relax…
Author(s): First World Problems, Day Drankin’ Press , et al.

9. Celebrity Culture and the American Dream: Stardom and Social Mobility (2014)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadCelebrity Culture and the American Dream, Second Edition considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today, retaining the first edition’s examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of 1911 to the present and expanding to include updated examples and additional discussion on the role of the internet and social media in today’s celebrity culture. Equally important, the book explains how and why the story of Hollywood celebrities matters, sociologically speaking, to an understanding of American society, to the changing nature of the American Dream,…
Author(s): Karen Sternheimer

10. Cupcakes and Celebrities: A Cozy Murder Mystery (Pelican Cove Cozy Mystery Series) (2018)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadCelebrity groom is prime suspect in shocking murder.Nothing’s going right for Heather’s TV star cousin. Her wedding at the Pelican Cove Country Club is canceled. Her musician groom is being investigated in a suspicious death. Eager to tie the knot soon, she talks Jenny into helping her out.Jenny uncovers a web of lies and deceit in a world where popularity and fame are the only path to success. Almost everyone from the wedding party has a reason to kill. Jenny talks to a host of colorful characters in her search for the truth. Can she pinpoint the real killer and save the innocent in time?…
Author(s): Leena Clover

11. Seven Days to Sexy: Insider Secrets from a Celebrity Beauty Doctor (2019)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadSexy Secrets of the Red Carpet Revealed!Have you ever wondered how celebrities look so stunning and ageless on the red carpet? Wouldn’t you love to know their beauty secrets?Seven Days to Sexy is a revolutionary approach to looking your absolute best. Dr. Anna Guanche, one of America’s top dermatologists and known in Hollywood as Dr. Beauty, has blended the latest in cutting-edge medical science on skin, hair, and nails, with her insider’s knowledge of fashion, cosmetics, psychology, and style. The result is a proven one-week make-over that will…
Author(s): Guanche MD, FA, Anna

12. The Big Book of Celebrity Autopsies (2013)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadWhen a life ends tragically whether by violence or accident, pathologists perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death. It is a methodical, morbid, and necessary task.These autopsy reports, often filled with medical terminology and intriguing diagrams of the bodies we knew so well from their lives on the big screen, offer an unusual insight into the nature of death itself. The reports you’ll find here provide a fascinating glimpse into the underworld that hovers just beyond the reach of the living. Presidents: Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy Politicians: Simon Bolivar, Adolf Hitler, Vladmir Lenin, and Malcolm X Assassins and…
Author(s): Kevin Viani

13. The Celebrity CEO: How Entrepreneurs Can Thrive by Building a Community and a Strong Personal Brand (2019)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should ReadThe Celebrity CEO is the complete guide to creating a strong personal brand. By developing your personal brand, you will set your business apart from your competitors and become known as the expert in your industry. Written for entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to make a massive impact and build a loyal fan base, The Celebrity CEO is the source for celebrity status in business. Learn from the founder of Smart Hustle Media, Ramon Ray, the mind-set of a celebrity CEO and the tools to cultivate your tribe. #479,939 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #48 in Business Facility Management #139 in Corporate Governance #504…
Author(s): Ramon Ray

14. Stardom and Celebrity: A Reader (2007)

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should Read“This welcome addition to the literature on fame goes beyond goes beyond stardom–though Redmond and Holmes cover that topic well–to discuss stardom and celebrity in general.” ―A.L. Knight, CHOICEThis book brings together some of the seminal interventions which have structured the development of star/celebrity studies, while crucially combining and situating these within the context of new essays which address the contemporary, cross-media and international landscape of today′s fame culture. At the core of the collection is a desire to map out a unique historical trajectory – both in terms of the development of fame, as well…
Author(s): Sean Redmond

Best Celebrity Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some celebrity books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

David Garrick and the Mediation of Celebrity

Author(s): Leslie Ritchie
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2019, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2352047

Celebrity Ghosts and Notorious Hauntings

Author(s): Marie D Jones
Publisher: Visible Ink Press, Year: 2019, Size: 76 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2405815

Reality TV and Queer Identities: Sexuality, Authenticity, Celebrity

Author(s): Michael Lovelock
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407560

Celebrity and Mediated Social Connections: Fans, Friends and Followers in the Digital Age

Author(s): Neil M. Alperstein
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408206

Reluctant Celebrity: Affect and Privilege in Contemporary Stardom

Author(s): Lorraine York
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2018, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2179983

Intimacy and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture: Public Interiors

Author(s): Emrys D. Jones, Victoria Joule (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2237969

The Psychology of Celebrity

Author(s): Gayle Stever
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2295460

Celebrity Media Effects: The Persuasive Power of the Stars

Author(s): Carol M. Madere
Publisher: Lexington Books, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2304636

Shakespearean Celebrity in the Digital Age: Fan Cultures and Remediation

Author(s): Anna Blackwell
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2311581

Internet celebrity : understanding fame online

Author(s): Abidin, Crystal
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2323074

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really best-sellers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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