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

January 9, 2019

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 past 50 years with hundreds […]

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

December 19, 2018

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 rolling drums to introduce a […]

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

December 7, 2018

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 expect to fall in love so […]