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.

A Trail of Tears and Triumph

by Kitty Kelley “April is the cruelest month,” wrote the poet T.S. Eliot, and for followers of Martin Luther King Jr., April 4, 1968, was…

Queen of the Unauthorized Biography Spills Her Own Secrets

By Seth Abramovitch There was, not that long ago, a name whose mere invocation could strike terror in the hearts of the most powerful figures…

Dishing With Kitty

by Judith Beerman Originally published by The Georgetown Dish December 13, 2021 Internationally acclaimed writer and long-time Georgetown resident, Kitty Kelley is renowned for her…

Kitty Kelley and Sy Hersh

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My Place in the Sun

by Kitty Kelley Sometimes, the sons of famous fathers are cursed. “They’re born on third base and think they’ve hit a triple,“ according to the…

Undelivered

by Kitty Kelley      “For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’” These woeful words from Quaker…

The Summer Friend

by Kitty Kelley The spectacular cover of Charles McGrath’s The Summer Friend deserves its own trophy. It shows a photograph of an apricot sun setting…

Ma and Me

by Kitty Kelley In accepting the 1950 Nobel Prize for Literature, William Faulkner (1897-1962) mourned the state of young writers, who’d “forgotten the problems of…

Kitty Kelley & Rep. John Lewis

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