Summer reads 2014: 10 best memoirs
From lives lived through music, sport, poetry and politics, here are the autobiographies to read this summer
It's finally summer, which means holidays and afternoons spent in parks - time when reading material is needed. To inspire your reading list, we have rounded up the best new memoirs to read during the forthcoming warmer months - from the worlds of politics, music, sport, literature and film.
Track the impressive career of Hillary Clinton in Hard Choices; join director John Waters on his colourful roadtrip across America with Carsick; or go back to the Seventies with The Slits' Viv Albertine and learn the truth about the rebellion and wildness of punk.
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Those looking for a serious read should try Hillary Clinton’s detailed memoir; anyone after unadulterated escapism should look no further than John Waters’ colourful Carsick. Or if you fancy immersing yourself in a time where rebellion and individuality were paramount, Viv Albertine’s candid autobiography is my pick for the summer.
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