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‘The Real Wallis Simpson: A New History of the American Divorcée Who Became the...

THOUGH ENGAGING, THIS BIOGRAPHY OFFERS LITTLE FRESH INSIGHT INTO THE SCANDALOUS “ROYAL.” Anna Pasternak boasts a famous name, thanks to her great uncle, Boris Pasternak,...

‘Doing Justice: A Prosecutor’s Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law’

A FASCINATING LOOK AT ALL THINGS LEGAL FROM THE FORMER HEAD OF NEW YORK’S SOUTHERN DISTRICT. With “Doing Justice: A Prosecutor’s Thoughts on Crime, Punishment,...

Michelle Obama’s Riveting Read

IN ‘BECOMING,’ THE FORMER FIRST LADY TELLS A COMPELLING TALE. A few months ago, Michelle Obama zoomed to the top of the best-seller list with...

‘Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup’

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A NEFARIOUS STARTUP PLAYS GAMES WITH PEOPLE’S HEALTH? As a little girl, Elizabeth Anne Holmes was asked what she wanted to be...

Kitty Kelley Interviews Diane Kiesel, Author of ‘She Can Bring Us Home’

THE NEW YORK STATE SUPREME COURT JUDGE AND FORMER JOURNALIST DISCUSSES A GROUNDBREAKING CIVIL RIGHTS FIGURE WHO NEVER REALLY GOT HER DUE. REVIEWED BY KITTY...

Death Rarely Takes a Holiday: ‘The Friend’

A WRITER SORTS OUT HER LOVER’S SUICIDE IN SIGRID NUNEZ’S INTIMATE, INCANDESCENT NOVEL. REVIEWED BY KITTY KELLEY If “The Friend” by Sigrid Nunez, a 2018 National...

‘All In’ for the Georgetown Book Club

By Kitty Kelley I’ve got a girl crush on the Georgetown Book Club. To a woman, they are attractive, professionally accomplished and whip-smart. They love to...

‘Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch’

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley Anyone who has followed the Kennedys knows the bar is high for books on the subject. Having been inundated for the...

‘The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy’

Reviewed by Kitty Kelley “The Patriarch” is the perfect title for the life story of Joseph Patrick Kennedy (1888–1969). It resounds with the drama of...

‘The Library Book’: An Irresistible Homage to the World of Words

As a writer who reveres libraries and genuflects to librarians, I was predisposed to embrace “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean. I just didn’t...