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Andrew McCarthy's new book on Brat Pack days plus more juicy, satisfying celebrity memoirs

Wonderwall Logo By Megan Riedlinger of Wonderwall | Slide 1 of 43: It's always a treat to pick up a good, juicy book. And lucky for us, some of our favorite celebs have penned some pretty entertaining memoirs about their glamorous or drama-filled lives. Wonderwall.com has rounded up some of the best books written by pop singers, movie and TV stars, reality TV staples and more. Let's start with this actor and former teen-movie heartthrob's new book, which is a must-read for fans of 1980s cinema... In his new memoir "Brat: An '80s Story," which was released on May 11, 2021, Andrew McCarthy opens up about his debauched youth as a member of Hollywood's famed Brat Pack. He reveals everything from the cocaine habit that nearly gave him a heart attack on the set of "Less Than Zero" to falling for an adult dancer named Glitter after co-star James Spader took him to a strip club, the New York Post reported. Andrew also confesses he was rejected by Courteney Cox and Elisabeth Shue early in their careers and shares why he never grew close to "Pretty in Pink" co-stars Molly Ringwald and Jon Cryer or writer-filmmaker John Hughes. The "St. Elmo's Fire" actor further opens up about quitting drinking cold turkey before shooting 1989's "Weekend at Bernie's," but says it wasn't until 1992 that he finally got sober for good.Now keep reading for more great celebrity memoirs...

It's always a treat to pick up a good, juicy book. And lucky for us, some of our favorite celebs have penned some pretty entertaining memoirs about their glamorous or drama-filled lives. Wonderwall.com has rounded up some of the best books written by pop singers, movie and TV stars, reality TV staples and more. Let's start with this actor and former teen-movie heartthrob's new book, which is a must-read for fans of 1980s cinema... In his new memoir "Brat: An '80s Story," which was released on May 11, 2021, Andrew McCarthy opens up about his debauched youth as a member of Hollywood's famed Brat Pack. He reveals everything from the cocaine habit that nearly gave him a heart attack on the set of "Less Than Zero" to falling for an adult dancer named Glitter after co-star James Spader took him to a strip club, the New York Post reported. Andrew also confesses he was rejected by Courteney Cox and Elisabeth Shue early in their careers and shares why he never grew close to "Pretty in Pink" co-stars Molly Ringwald and Jon Cryer or writer-filmmaker John Hughes. The "St. Elmo's Fire" actor further opens up about quitting drinking cold turkey before shooting 1989's "Weekend at Bernie's," but says it wasn't until 1992 that he finally got sober for good.

Now keep reading for more great celebrity memoirs...

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