Welcome to the official website of Kitty Kelley, America's bestselling investigative biographer. Her in-depth and revealing examinations of high profile subjects include Oprah, the Bush family, the British Monarchy, Nancy Reagan, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Her most recent books are Let Freedom Ring: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the March on Washington and Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the Kennedys.

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Martin's Dream Day

Let Freedom Ring: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the March on Washington.

Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of The Kennedys.

The Barbizon

By Kitty Kelley Back in the day (circa 1930-1960), small-town girls with big-city dreams headed for New York and checked into the Barbizon Hotel for…

I Am, I Am, I Am

by Kitty Kelley Before Maggie O’Farrell wrote Hamnet, her award-winning 2020 novel that reimagines the life and death of Shakespeare’s only son, she examined her…


by Kitty Kelley Death never knocks gently except for those lucky few who’ve lived long, full lives and go to bed one night to wake…

Robert E. Lee and Me

by Kitty Kelley Early in the Civil War, the Union Army seized “Arlington” — Robert E. Lee’s 1,100-acre estate across the Potomac from Washington, DC…

Kitty Kelley & Kathy Griffin in Conversation about Oprah

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