A Memoir: The Instant Sunday Times Bestseller



A New York Times Book of the Year and Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2023

Shortlisted for the Goodreads Choice Awards and Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2023

‘Powerful’ New York Times
‘Written by a sensitive soul’ Guardian
‘Raw, harrowing, and often heartbreaking’ LA Times
‘Eloquent and enthralling’ Washington Post

‘Singular’ Daily Telegraph

Before the world premiere of Juno Elliot Page was on the edge of self-discovery. But with Juno's massive success and his dreams coming true, Elliot found himself trapped by the spotlight and the pressure to perform was suffocating him. Until enough was enough.

From chasing down secret love affairs to battling body image and working through his difficult childhood, Pageboy is a beautiful, intimate book about searching for ourselves and our place in the world.

‘Like listening to a friend ... Now is an excellent time to read this humanizing and well-written memoir’ Associated Press

‘A profoundly talented writer ... It is a love story of sorts in which the greatest love turns out to be Page’s alignment with his truest self’ Elizabeth Day - How to Fail

‘Page’s compassion-inducing account feels vital ... Heartfelt and courageous in its honesty’ i

Number 1 New York Times bestseller, June 2023
The instant Sunday Times bestseller, June 2023


  • It doesn't feel like the smoothed-over result of cautious editing, "as told to" anyone but Page himself. Such rawness, as a document of his life story, only makes it all the more singular.
    Daily Telegraph

About the author

Elliot Page

ELLIOT PAGE is an Academy Award-nominated actor, a producer, and a director. He currently stars in the hit series The Umbrella Academy.
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