In his first and only official autobiography, Me, Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life. Me is the funny, honest and moving story of the world’s most enduringly successful singer/songwriter of all time. From his first tour of America and his friendships with Freddie Mercury, John Lennon and George Michael, to setting up his AIDS Foundation, this is Elton on his music and relationships, his passions and his mistakes. This is an unforgettable story, by a living legend.
Me will be the first and only official autobiography of this flamboyant, multiple Grammy-winning international superstar, is being written by Elton with writer and music critic Alexis Petridis and will be a no-holds-barred account of Elton's life and work as the most enduring singer songwriter of his generation.
Anthony Forbes Watson, Pan Macmillan MD, said "Elton's life transcends classification and his wildly readable, deeply human story will speak to anyone and everyone, everywhere. We look forward to working alongside our close colleagues at Holt to make Elton the biggest worldwide publishing event of 2019."
Jeremy Trevathan, Publisher, Macmillan UK, added, "Elton John's memoir is a Holy Grail of book publishing. Publishers around the world have long contemplated the excitement and potential of such a wonderful project. When the material arrived we were overwhelmed by how authentic, open, charming and, yes, commercial it was. I'm more than proud that we will be working with Elton and David to bring out this fantastic book."