Sally Bedell Smith is the author of the bestselling biographies of Diana, Princess of Wales, John and Jacqueline Kennedy, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Pamela Churchill Harriman and Bill Paley. A contributing editor at Vanity Fair since 1996, she previously worked at Time and The New York Times, where she was a cultural news reporter. Sally is the mother of three children and lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband, Stephen.
Sally Bedell Smith offers her readers the illusion of knowing the queen as a friend * The Economist *
The book has much to recommend it, being extensively researched, fluently written and containing quite a lot of intriguing "new" information * The Telegraph *
A worthy addition to the shelves of royal watchers everywhere * Sunday Independent *
Incisive... well researched * Choice Magazine *
A thoroughly good read * Daily Mail *