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Elizabeth Taylor Books

Updated on May 31, 2015
Elizabeth Taylor Books
Elizabeth Taylor Books

A Selection of Elizabeth Taylor Books

The editor of Vanity Fair is quoted as saying, "Try to imagine a star who combines the talent of a Meryl Streep with the beauty of a Nicole Kidman, the sensuality of a Penlope Cruz, and the notoriety of a Lindsay Lohan. Magnify that a hundredfold, and you're still only halfway to Elizabeth Taylor." He's absolutely right, of course, and it is no wonder we want to read and learn more about the life and times of Elizabeth Taylor.

Since almost the beginning of Elizabeth Taylor's career, there have been a number of Elizabeth Taylor books available for those who are curious and want to learn more about her life and her career as one of the most beautiful and popular actors in the world.

With the passing of this legendary actress in 2011, publishers raced to release a NEW selection of books and magazines covering Liz Taylor's entire life. Some publishers chose simply to update books that had already been published by adding information about the final years of Liz Taylor's life. A cheat of sorts but at least it makes books that fall in that category 'complete.'

On this page, you will find a selection of these books, biographical and otherwise, about the beautiful and talented Elizabeth Taylor as well as a few of the best older books. If you are interested in reading more, I know you will find a few great choices on this page.

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"I can't remember a day when I wasn't famous." ~ Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor Books 2011

ELIZABETH TAYLOR: Eight Remarkable Stories eBook

About Hollywood's most beautiful, most controversial star. From The Best of Vanity Fair available on Kindle and Nook ONLY.

One way to beat the rush to bring new publications to market is to create an ebook for the Kindle and the Nook. The Best of Vanity Fair's Elizabeth Taylor: Elizabeth Taylor: Eight Remarkable Stories is one such book. It features an introduction by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, stories by Dominick Dunne, George Hamilton and Sam Kashner and two new articles by David Kamp and Gwen Davis. It also contains a series of photographs by Firooz Zahedi, Douglas Kirkland and Helmut Newton, a biographical time line and a filmography of Elizabeth Taylor's films. A great resource for anyone who wants to learn a bit more about Elizabeth Taylor.

Elizabeth Taylor A Loving Tribute
Elizabeth Taylor A Loving Tribute

Elizabeth Taylor A Loving Tribute

From 1942 until 2011, we were in love with Elizabeth Taylor's beauty, her movies and her lifestyle. This 128-page book, Elizabeth Taylor: A Loving Tribute reminds us WHY we have loved Elizabeth Taylor for more than 70 years.

People Magazine's Elizabeth Taylor Book
People Magazine's Elizabeth Taylor Book

People Elizabeth Taylor 1932-2011

People Magazine's hardcover memorial to Elizabeth Taylor.

"Now that was a star: Eight marriages. Three Oscars. Scandals, drama and diamonds galore, glittering from Hollywood to Rome, Acapulco and the French Riviera." This hardcover book by the folks at People Magazine is full of photographs and stories. It is People's memorial to Elizabeth Taylor and shares images and information starting with her appearance at the age of 12 in National Velvet, through her crazy years with Richard Burton to the legend and businesswoman she became.

Elizabeth Taylor: Her Life In Style

Elizabeth Taylor: Her Life In Style by Susan Kelly is a photographic record, with commentary, about Elizabeth Taylor's fashion style on and off of the movie screen. It includes her Hollywood gowns, her jewellery and her beauty, which really needed no adornment. She was one of the most popular movie stars in the world and the world watched her style evolve from starlet all the way through to the activist that she was in her later years.

Elizabeth Taylor: Last of the Hollywood Legends

By Ian Lloyd

Elizabeth Taylor: Last of the Hollywood Legends was released on June 9, 2011. It was written by Ian Lloyd, an author who writes for Hello! Magazine, who wrote Carlton's An Invitation to the Royal Wedding and who covered Elizabeth Taylor’s visits to Britain. It follows the star's life including her beauty and her acting skills; her love of jewellery and her lifestyle; and, her SEVEN husbands.

Elizabeth Taylor, A Passion for Life: The Wit and Wisdom of a Legend

By Joseph Papa

Elizabeth Taylor, A Passion for Life: The Wit and Wisdom of a Legend is an anthology which includes her own thoughts about her life, including her childhood, career, love, motherhood and so much more. It shares the determined but generous personality of a legendary woman.

The Most Beautiful Woman in the World: The Obsessions, Passions, and Courage of Elizabeth Taylor

By Ellis Amburn

The Most Beautiful Woman in the World: The Obsessions, Passions, and Courage of Elizabeth Taylor is one of the most steamy Hollywood works in recent memory. Author Ellis Amburn has put together a 'page-turning' chronicle of Liz Taylor's life based upon the huge number of public interviews, autobiographies and gossip columns that accompanied the actress throughout her very public life. It is a tour of her romantic life slanted to her reputation (as coined by Oscar Levant) as "the other woman of the year."

Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair with Jewelry

By Elizabeth Taylor.

This is a lovely, large book packed full of illustrations of Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry and written in her own very readable words. Read more about this book here:

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Autographed Elizabeth Taylor Books

Books Autographed By Elizabeth Taylor

For a fan, I cannot imagine anything better than the opportunity to own a book that was autographed by Elizabeth Taylor! In this section, find a book that has been autographed.

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      anonymous 

      4 years ago

      Not been able to read any of her books but I have learned quite a bit about her just this morning.

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      kimmanleyort 

      7 years ago

      I have not read any books about Elizabeth Taylor, but now might be the time. I had no idea there were so many out there. Blessed.

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      Krafick 

      7 years ago

      I've watched most of her movies and read a few books about her. Rafick

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      Dianne Loomos 

      7 years ago

      I haven't read any of the books. National Velvet is my favorite Elizabeth Taylor movie. I like the innocence of it, before her life became so complicated.

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      Susan Deppner 

      7 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I'm fascinated with Elizabeth Taylor, too. I'm sure a good biography would be a really interesting read with a lot of "I didn't know that!" reactions throughout.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      I loved Elizabeth Taylor and have read many of her books. I found a site that talks all about her movies at http://elizabethtaylormovies.net

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      Joan4 

      7 years ago

      I am fascinated with our fascination of Elizabeth Taylor. She was a true star!

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