Carrie Fisher’s Tell-All Book Becomes A Best-Seller After Her Death

Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter

Carrie Fisher’s tell-all book about her time shooting the first “Star Wars” has been flying off the shelves since her death Tuesday.

On Wednesday, the 60-year-old actress’s book “The Princess Diarist” hit the top of Amazon’s list of best-selling books, according to a report in the Hollywood Reporter. But her latest book isn’t the only one that is selling. The top sellers also included Fisher’s book “Wishful Drinking” and “Postcards From the Edge.” (RELATED: Hollywood Mourns The News Of Carrie Fisher’s Death)

Carrie Fisher poses for cameras as she arrives at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London, December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/File Photo

(photo: REUTERS/Paul Hackett/File Photo)

“The Princess Diarist” — $15.47 Hardcover/$12.99 Kindle

“Wishful Drinking” — $12.59 Paperback/$4.99 Kindle

“Postgrads from the Edge” — $11.52 Paperback

On Tuesday, Fisher’s daughter Billie Lourd confirmed that the actress had passed away after suffering a heart attack last Friday on board her flight from London to Los Angeles.

“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” a spokesperson for the family said in a statement to People magazine. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”  (RELATED: Hollywood Reacts To Devastating News Of Carrie Fisher’s Heart Attack)

Fisher’s mom, famed actress Debbie Reynolds, has also reacted to the news via Facebook.

“Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter,” Reynolds wrote. “I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop. Love Carries Mother.”

Following news of Fisher’s death, former “Star Wars” co-stars and other celebrities who knew and worked with the actress shared their sadness.

“Carrie was one-of-a-kind…brilliant, original,” Harrison Ford wrote in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. “Funny and emotionally fearless. She lived her life, bravely…My thoughts are with her daughter Billie, her Mother Debbie, her brother Todd, and her many friends. We will all miss her.”

“I have always stood in awe of Carrie,” director Steven Spielberg wrote. “Her observations always made me laugh and gasp at the same time. She didn’t need The Force. She was a force of nature, of loyalty and of friendship. I will miss her very much.”

“Carrie and I have been friends for most of our adult lives,” director George Lucas wrote in a statement to Variety. “She was extremely smart; a talented writer, actress and comedienne with a very colorful personality that everyone loved. In ‘Star Wars,’ she was our great and powerful princess –feisty, wise and full of hope in a role that was more difficult than most people might think. My heart and prayers are with Billie, Debbie and all Carrie’s family, friends and fans. She will be missed by all.”

Katie Jerkovich

Entertainment Reporter


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