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Carrie Fisher

Biography

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher is an author and actress best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise. She has appeared in countless other films, including Shampoo and When Harry Met Sally, and is the author of four bestselling novels: SURRENDER THE PINK, DELUSIONS OF GRANDMA, THE BEST AWFUL and POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, as well as the memoirs SHOCKAHOLIC and WISHFUL DRINKING. She lives in Los Angeles.

Carrie Fisher

Books by Carrie Fisher

by Carrie Fisher - Memoir, Nonfiction

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 (sort-of) regular teenager. 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.

by Carrie Fisher - Nonfiction

SHOCKAHOLIC is the juicy account of the life of Carrie Fisher, daughter of actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher. Focusing on the Star Wars years and dishing about the various Hollywood relationships she’s formed since she was chosen to play Princess Leia at only 19 years old, this memoir recounts Fisher’s emotional and psychological journey through fame.