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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...