Here is another fall read coming in late September. Grace Jones is an icon. From her early life growing up in a religious family in Syracuse NY to dancing on tables with Jerry Hall in Paris in the early 70’s to Studio 54, modeling, acting, still preforming Grace can do it all and I am sure an interesting read.
‘I’ll Never Write My Memoirs,’ which details her life from rooming with Jerry Hall to collaborating with Andy Warhol to appearing opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, arrives Sept. 29.
The Grace Jones story is coming this fall. Take a look at the cover, revealed here for the first time exclusively.
The model/actress/singer’s much-anticipated memoir, I’ll Never Write My Memoirs, publishes Sept. 29 from Gallery Books.
In an earlier statement announcing the book, Jones explained 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.”
The Jamaican-born Jones came to the U.S. as a teenager and signed to work as a model at seventeen. She modeled in Paris for Yves Saint-Lauren, roomed with Jerry Hall and had sleepovers with Jessica Lange.
She returned to New York, released three disco albums, collaborated with Andy Warhol and became a Studio 54 fixture. Jones had a third career as an actress, appearing in Conan the Destroyer (with Arnold Schwarzenegger) and A View to a Kill, Roger Moore’s last James Bond film.