Book Reviews

Remembering Diana: A Life in Photographs Book Review

Twenty years after her death, this dazzling photography collection with a foreword by bestselling author Tina Brown celebrates Princess Diana’s poignant life in more than 100 iconic images. For the millions who adored the People’s Princess, this lavish book presents Diana Spencer’s life in glorious color. Page after page of inside photos document the royal’s [read more]

Hope Cooke

The last Gyalmo of Sikkim – Hope Cooke

“The Fairytale Turned Nightmare?” reads the headline of the New York Times from May 1981 referencing to a lesser known American woman who married into a royal family. That woman was Hope Cooke. It was based on her autobiography. It spoke about how the American media was enamoured with an American marrying Crown Prince Palden Thondup [read more]