Open Book

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Product Details

Price
$28.99  $26.96
Publisher
Dey Street Books
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.3 X 1.4 inches | 1.22 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062899965

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About the Author

Jessica Simpson is a musician, actress, entrepreneur, philanthropist, producer, and bestselling author. In 2005, she launched the Jessica Simpson Collection, now a billion-dollar global brand and the most successful celebrity licensing brand in history. As Jessica's inaugural book, Open Book debuted at # 1 in three categories of the New York Times bestseller list, became a unanimously critically acclaimed global bestseller, and was included in Time's 100 Must Read Books of 2020 and Rolling Stone's Best Music Books of 2020. She released six original songs on the audiobook and landed at #1 on the audio charts. The book is sold in more than one hundred and twenty countries. In December 2020, Jessica signed a multi-media deal with Amazon, that includes a new unscripted docuseries based on "Open Book," and a new coming-of-age scripted series also inspired by the memoir, as well short form content. Jessica lives with her husband and three children in Los Angeles, California.

Reviews

"Achingly honest. . . [Open Book] is a thoughtful and intimate portrait of what it means to be a celebrity, and Simpson is unafraid to share the sometimes harrowing truths that often go undiscussed." -- Time magazine

"Mesmerizing. . . In 2017, something awoke in Simpson. She can speak honestly now. Is there anything else she wants to say?" -- The New Yorker

Open Book explains what happened. . . It just feels nice that one of the pop stars from our teendom has delivered on the twenty-year-old promise they're just like us." -- New York Times

In her honest new memoir, Jessica Simpson strips away the glamour associated with the blond hair, the clothing empire, and the early 2000s radio hits. . . You'll see Jessica Simpson at her most authentic, relatable, and, yes, intelligent. -- Glamour

Powerful. -- People

memoir that spares no one, not even herself. . . Simpson breaks open the dam that is her personal history and the gossip surrounding her life, from the sexual abuse she experienced as a child to her alcohol addiction. -- Los Angeles Times

You may think you know Jessica Simpson. . . but it turns out there was a whole lot more going on than any of us knew. [Open Book] is a raw look into the lesser-known troubled side of her life, and how she still manages to see the positive side of everything. -- Cosmopolitan

I kind of feel like we all owe her an apology. -- Ronan Farrow

Captivating. . . In Open Book, Simpson's interior life is accessible and far more complex than her public performance as a relatable pp star. -- Jezebel

Her excellent memoir is everything you could want. . . By the end, you marvel at her hard-won wisdom. -- Rolling Stone

Written with considerable hindsight. . . so revealing. -- Buzzfeed

Jessica Simpson gets very real. -- Refinery 29

A no-holds-barred memoir. . . A journey through the thirty-nine-year-old's most challenging moments. -- O, the Oprah Magazine

The singer, actress, and entrepreneur reveals struggles her fans never knew about. Simpson shares her truth like never before. -- TODAY

[Simpson] makes a point of reflecting on her mistakes but is cognizant of the pressures and expectations that other put on her. -- Washington Post

She's honest, genuine, unabashedly vulnerable, and she exhibits the same qualities in her writing. -- Hoda Kotb, excerpt from NYT bestseller This Just Speaks to Me

Simpson's memoir contains plenty of personal and professional moments for fans to savor. An eye-opening glimpse into the attempted self-unmaking of one of Hollywood's most recognizable talents. -- Kirkus Reviews