Kitty Kelley





Kitty Kelley


Born
in Spokane, Washington, The United States
April 04, 1942

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Kitty Kelley is an American investigative journalist and author of several best-selling unauthorized biographies of celebrities and politicians. Described as a "poison pen" biographer, her profiles frequently contain unflattering personal anecdotes and details, and their accuracy is often questioned. Though many of her books have topped the best sellers list, Kelley's credibility and sources have been called into question multiple times.

Time magazine reported that most journalists believe Kelley "too frequently fails to bring perspective or analysis to the fruits of her reporting and at times lards her work with dollops of questionable inferences and innuendos." In addition, Kelley has been described by Joe Klein as a "professional sensatio
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Average rating: 3.42 · 8,171 ratings · 1,072 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
Oprah

3.08 avg rating — 3,074 ratings — published 2010 — 18 editions
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The Royals

3.60 avg rating — 1,882 ratings — published 1997 — 24 editions
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His Way: The Unauthorized B...

3.54 avg rating — 1,299 ratings — published 1983 — 17 editions
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The Family: The Real Story ...

3.60 avg rating — 601 ratings — published 1999 — 24 editions
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Nancy Reagan: The Unauthori...

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3.56 avg rating — 432 ratings — published 1991 — 12 editions
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Elizabeth Taylor: The Last ...

3.73 avg rating — 302 ratings — published 1981 — 15 editions
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Jackie Oh!

3.53 avg rating — 501 ratings — published 1979 — 9 editions
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Capturing Camelot: Stanley ...

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4.20 avg rating — 196 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Martin's Dream Day

3.96 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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Let Freedom Ring: Stanley T...

4.21 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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“Instinctively she knew that talking, talking, talking kept people from probing, probing, probing. The more she seemed to reveal about herself, the more she could hide, and still appear to be open and forthcoming.”
Kitty Kelley, Oprah

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Kitty Kelley, The Royals

“She and the King became incensed by the Windsors’ public admiration of Hitler. In April 1941, the Duke was reported as saying, “It would be very ill-advised of America to enter the war against Germany as Europe was finished anyway.” The Duchess agreed. “If the U.S. entered the war, this country would go to history as the greatest sucker of all times.” Then the Duke told the editor of the U.S. magazine Liberty, “… it would be a tragic thing for the world if Hitler was overthrown.” The”
Kitty Kelley, The Royals

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