On August 31, 1997, the world lost one of the most famous British royal family members, Princess Diana. The People's Princess died in a car crash in Paris. Her alleged boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, her bodyguard and the driver also died in the accident.

It is reported that the Princess of Wales was trying to get away from the paparazzi. The Mercedes S-280 lost control and rammed into a pillar in the Pont de l'Ama tunnel. The world gathered to watch Prince William and Prince Harry, Diana's sons, and her remaining family bid goodbye to Diana in an emotional funeral.

Ever since, a lot has been said, reported and discussed about the controversial royal family member. Right from her marriage with Prince Charles, her relationship with her children, her secret tapes revealing intimate details about her sex life with Charles and her affairs.

Princess Diana continues to inspire many even two decades after her death. Several authors have tried to piece together her journey over the years. 

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In the picture: Princess Diana greets well-wishers during her trip to a park in Burnaby, Canada, May 6, 1986Reuters

Here's a look at five Diana biographies that will help you know the People's princess better:

Diana: Her True Story by Andrew Morton

If you are curious about Diana's life as a royal family member, we'd suggest you read Diana: Her True Story in Her Own Words. The biography was first published in 1992 and rocked the world as Diana made some controversial claims about her husband Charles, his affair with Camilla, Diana's relationship with the Queen.

The tapes were revisited last year and several controversial statements caused a frenzy among the royal family fans.

The Diana Chronicles by Tina Brown

Former Editor-in-Chief of Tatler, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, Tina Brown knew Diana personally and has access to the world of the royals.

Her book sheds light on Diana's family, especially the princess' mother, her scheming grandmother, the stepmother. The book also brought forward a never-before-seen side of Diana's mother-in-law, the Queen of England.

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Secrets about Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana's relationship was revealed in The Queen & Di: The Untold Story.REUTERS

The Queen & Di: The Untold Story by Ingrid Seward

Speaking of the Queen, the Queen & Di: The Untold Story by Ingrid Seward shatters false speculations about the Queen and Princess Diana's relationship. The book shares an insight into how the Queen opened her arms for Diana but the latter failed to reciprocate. It serves as an interesting read.

The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen

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File photo dated 31 August 1997 shows a French police expert (L in the background) working on the wreckage of Princess Diana's car in the Alma tunnel of Paris.PIERRE BOUSSEL/AFP/Getty Images

How did Diana die? Where did she die? What led to her death? Christopher Andersen puts together the events that took place leading up to her death in The Day Diana Died. He brings together important sources — many who were opening up for the first time — and revealed startling details of the accident.

Remembering Diana: A Life in Photographs by National Geographic

Take a journey through Diana's life with the help of National Geographic's Remembering Diana: A Life in Photographs. The book has photos from her important occasions to rare and unseen photos of Diana from her school life.