Lisa Marie Presley’s memoir will be released this fall

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Lisa Marie Presley’s memoir is co-written with her daughter Riley Keough, who will also read the audio version.

Lisa Marie Presley’s memoir will be published posthumously this fall, with her daughter Riley Keough as co-author.

The memoir, whose title has not yet been released, will be published October 15 by Random House. The publishing house described the book thus: “ Born from an American myth and raised in the wilds of Graceland, Lisa Marie Presley was never truly understood… until now. Before her death in 2023, she had been working for years on a raw, fascinating and unique memoir, recording countless hours of breathtakingly vulnerable tapes, which were finally put to paper by her daughter, Riley Keough . »

Riley Keough will read the audiobook of the memoir, which will also feature Lisa Marie’s voice on the aforementioned recordings.

Not many people had the opportunity to know who my mother really was, other than the fact that she was Elvis’ daughter.Riley Keough said in a statement. I was fortunate to be able to do so and working on preparing his autobiography for publication has been a privilege, albeit bittersweet. I’m excited to share my mother now, at her most vulnerable and honest, and I hope readers come to love her as much as I do. »

Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, died in January 2023 from complications related to a small intestinal obstruction. A few days before his death, Lisa Marie and Priscilla attended the Golden Globes ceremony, during which Austin Butler, who played Elvis in the biopic dedicated to the musician, received the Golden Globe for best actor in a motion picture drama.

Riley knew it was time Lisa Marie’s voice was heardRandom House added of the memoir. She listened as Lisa Marie told story after story of the unconditional love she felt from her father, of being up there at Graceland, just the two of them, a sanctuary in the chaos of her life. Lisa Marie’s complicated relationship with her mother Priscilla. Growing up with cameras constantly at the door. His own love stories, his marriages to Michael Jackson and Nicolas Cage. Motherhood and the heartbreaking loss of her son, Benjamin Keough, Riley’s brother, who committed suicide. »

After Lisa Marie’s death and a legal battle with her grandmother Priscilla, Keough became sole custodian of her mother’s assets (as well as part of Elvis’s), including the Graceland property.

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