If you only know Rob Lowe as the towheaded heartthrob from St. Elmo’s Fire, then you’re in for a surprise. In Stories I Only Tell My Friends, the actor pulls back the curtain on his life and career—from his early years sowing Wild oats in Hollywood to being a husband and father of two living out his golden years as an A-list star. In this no-holds barred memoir, Lowe tells all about what really happened behind the scenes of some of TV and cinema’s most iconic moments while sprinkling tales of charity work, family dysfunction (including encounters with Michael Jackson), brushes with fame (Kurt Russell is apparently “a badass”), 20 million dollar paychecks (“I am not bragging,” he insists) . As charming and honest as it is funny, Stories I Only Tell My Friends reveals why Rob Lowe will always be considered one of Hollywood’s good guys.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for Rob Lowe fans who want to get an insider’s look at his life and career. It also appeals to anyone interested in tales of Hollywood drama and celebrity gossip.
- Rob Lowe is brutally honest in this book, and it makes for a very enjoyable read.
- He has some great stories about his time spent with Hollywood icons like Kurt Russell and Michael Jackson.
- It’s clear that he is grateful for the career he’s had, while also being willing to poke fun at himself.
- It is very long
- It is only for fans of Rob Lowe
- not many people would be interested in this type of book
Learn more about the author
Rob Lowe is an American actor. He came to prominence in the 1980s, appearing in films including The Outsiders and St. Elmo’s Fire.
“Rob Lowe is one of the most talented and interesting actors to come out of Hollywood in a long time. His memoir is no exception. Rob tells his story with humor, grace, and intelligence. He never shies away from revealing the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of his life-and he doesn’t have to because he’s lived an amazing life.”
“I laughed, I cried, I identified. Rob Lowe is one of the good guys and he tells his story with humor and heart. If you’re a fan of Hollywood gossip, this book has it all; if you’re looking for an intimate look at the life of a celebrity who doesn’t take himself too seriously – but also knows how to work hard and have fun – then read on!”
“Rob Lowe has written a terrific memoir – funny, insightful, self-deprecating. I read it in two days and absolutely loved it.”
“Rob Lowe has pulled off the rarest of feats – writing a tell-all memoir that’s actually interesting and entertaining to read . . . A candid, insightful look at one Hollywood legend’s journey from wild child to adult star.”