Only a handful of celebrities have enjoyed the kind of love affair with the camera that Diana, Princess of Wales, enjoyed. But oh, how the cameras adored her.
The anniversary edition of Diana: The Portrait gathers some 500 images of her, ranging from baby pictures and childhood snaps to the iconic photographs: the girlish bride, the glamorous blond in designer gowns, the activist chatting with land mine victims, the devoted mum with her smiling young sons.
Compiled with the cooperation of the Spencer family, the book also includes a biography of Diana by British journalist Rosalind Coward, based on more than 200 interviews.
The large format and handsome design of the book serve well the photos and other memorabilia, from Diana's school report cards to some of the notes left by her millions of mourners.
A portion of the proceeds from Diana: The Portrait will benefit the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund.
The The Diana Chronicles
By Tina Brown
Doubleday, 542 pages, $27.50
The People's Princess: Cherished Memories of Diana, Princess of Wales, From Those Who Knew Her Best
By Larry King
Crown, 240 pages, $19.95
Eating Royally: Recipes and Remembrances From a Palace Kitchen
By Darren McGrady
Thomas Nelson, 240 pages, $24.99
Diana: The Portrait
By Rosalind Coward
Andrews McMeel, 248 pages, $29.95