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Barbara Leaming

Biography

Barbara Leaming

Barbara Leaming is the author of acclaimed biographies of Katharine Hepburn, Rita Hayworth, Marilyn Monroe, Orson Welles and many others. Two of Leaming’s books have been New York Times bestsellers and three have been New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Her articles have appeared in many publications in the United States and Europe, including the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair and the Times of London.

Barbara Leaming

Books by Barbara Leaming

by Barbara Leaming - Biography, History, Nonfiction

Barbara Leaming’s biography is the first book to document Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s brutal, lonely and valiant 31-year struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that followed JFK’s assassination. Here is the woman as she has never been seen before. In heartrending detail, we witness a struggle that unfolded at times before our own eyes, but that we failed to understand.