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



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

Thinkin’ in the Bardo

by Kitty Kelley George Saunders did not want his tombstone to read, “Here lies a guy who never did what he wanted to do.” So,…

1974 All Over Again

Maureen Dowd refers to “Death and the All-American Boy”                           New York Times…

Kitty Kelley’s Endless Generosity

by Holly Smith Bestselling biographer and all-around excellent literary citizen Kitty Kelley has done it again. Just a few months after her historic donation to…

BIO Award Winner Kitty Kelley’s Speech

Kitty Kelley won the 2023 Biographers International Organization Award. On Saturday, May 20, at the 2023 BIO Conference, it was also announced that Kelley will…

The Loves of Theodore Roosevelt

by Kitty Kelley The huge granite sculpture startles tourists. Looming like a ferocious behemoth — intimidating, almost frightening — the 17-foot giant dominates the National…

An Unfinished Love Story

by Kitty Kelley The Bible’s “Parable of the Talents” (Matthew 25:14-30) instructs on how to live a worthwhile life. In that story, a master leaves…

The Washington Book

by Kitty Kelley It takes journalistic bravado to republish old columns and present them as timely or even worth rereading. The feat works for humorists…

Strong Passions

by Kitty Kelley The title of this book is a clever double entendre. Strong Passions refers to the scandalous divorce of a 19th-century couple named…

Kitty Kelley & Rep. John Lewis

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