Grace Jones's Memoir Is Coming Soon

Grace Jones's Memoir Is Coming Soon

'I'll Never Write My Memoirs' will include stories about Andy Warhol, Arnold Schwarzenegger and more.

Published June 30, 2015

(Photo: Gallery Books)

Grace Jones’s long-awaited memoir, I’ll Never Write My Memoirs, is set to arrive later this year.

The singer, actress and fashion model recently signed a book deal with Gallery Books and the memoir is publishing on Sept. 29.

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During an early announcement of the book, she explained the concept of the title: “I wrote a song called 'Art Groupie.' First line said 'I'll never write my memoirs' — that was a long time ago. Since then, I thought, if I don't do it, somebody else will."

According to Gallery Books, the 65-year-old will share stories from her time spent at Studio 54, living with Jerry Hall during her days as a model and collaborating with Andy Warhol. You also can’t forget that she was co-star to Roger Moore in A View to a Kill and Arnold Schwarzenegger in Conan the Destroyer, so there’ll be some fascinating stories about that as well.

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Jones was born in Jamaica and came to the U.S. as a teenager to pursue her career as a model at 17. She modeled for Yves Saint-Laurent in Paris. After a while, she returned to New York to release three disco albums, which were recently re-issued as a box set, titled Grace Jones: The Disco Years, in May.

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Written by Eric Diep

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