Kitty Kelley

Kitty Kelley is a journalist who has written for The Washington Post, The New York Times, Newsweek, Good Housekeeping and more. She is the bestselling author of JACKIE OH!; HIS WAY: The Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra; ELIZABETH TAYLOR: The Last Star; NANCY REAGAN: The Unauthorized Biography; THE ROYALS; THE FAMILY: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty; OPRAH: A Biography; and CAPTURING CAMELOT: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the Kennedys.

Kitty Kelley

Books by Kitty Kelley

by Kitty Kelley - History

An archetypical photojournalist, Stanley Tretick was sent by United Press International to follow the Kennedy campaign of 1960. The photographer soon befriended the candidate and took many of JFK's best pictures during this time. When Kennedy took office, Tretick was given extensive access to the White House, and the picture magazine Look hired him to cover the president and his family. Tretick is best known today for the photographs he took of President Kennedy relaxing with his children. His photographs helped define the American family of the early '60s and lent Kennedy an endearing credibility that greatly contributed to his popularity.

by Kitty Kelley - Biography, Nonfiction

This unauthorized biography goes behind the iconic myth of Sinatra to expose the well-hidden side of one of the most celebrated --- and elusive --- public figures of our time. Celebrated journalist Kitty Kelley spent three years researching government documents (Mafia-related material, wiretaps, and secret testimony) and interviewing more than 800 people in Sinatra’s life (family, colleagues, law-enforcement officers, friends). The result is a stunning, often shocking exposé of a man as tortured as he was talented, as driven to self-destruction as he was to success.