Blue Sky Press
On Sale: November 22, 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
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The Princess Diarist is Carrie Fisher’s intimate, hilarious
and revealing recollection of what happened behind the
scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the
first Star Wars movie. Named a PEOPLE Magazine Best Book of
When Carrie Fisher recently discovered the journals she kept
during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was
astonished to see what they had preserved—plaintive love
poems, unbridled musings with youthful naiveté, and a
vulnerability that she barely recognized.
Today, her fame as an author, actress, and pop-culture icon
is indisputable, but in 1977, Carrie Fisher was just a
teenager with an all-consuming crush on her costar, Harrison
With these excerpts from her handwritten notebooks, The
Princess Diarist is Fisher’s intimate and revealing
recollection of what happened on one of the most famous film
sets of all time—and what developed behind the scenes. And
today, as she reprises her most iconic role for the latest
Star Wars trilogy, Fisher also ponders the joys and insanity
of celebrity, and the absurdity of a life spawned by
Hollywood royalty, only to be surpassed by her own
Laugh-out-loud hilarious and endlessly quotable, The
Princess Diarist brims with the candor and introspection of
a diary while offering shrewd insight into the type of
stardom that few will ever experience.
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