The People's Princess
Carrie Fisher's last book dares us to look beyond our nostalgic fantasies.
The Princess Diarist
by Carrie Fisher
Blue Rider Press
$26 List Price
Americans love their nostalgic cultural icons more than God and country. As our faith in every cherished institution from religion to the free press to science to democracy erodes before our eyes, our belief in The Force grows stronger by the day. "Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter!" we remind each other in yoga classes and Cineplexes and Comic-Con lines and also, probably, in bed. But why wouldn't we prefer
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