Paolo Hewitt is best known as a music journalist and he worked for Melody Maker and NME during the 1980s. His acclaimed memoir The Looked After Kid (Mainstream), is currently in pre-production for a feature film. He has also written novels, biographies of The Jam, Oasis, and Steve Marriott and has collaborated with Spurs player Martin Chivers on his autobiography, Big Chiv! which was published in October 2009. His most recent book was the bestselling Paul Weller – the Changing Man (Bantam Press).