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KIRKUS: “The aura of Camelot lives on…”

Published: February 3, 2018

From Kirkus: The prolific celebrity biographer returns to Camelot, this time to examine some of the women involved in the glamorous proceedings. Taraborrelli (Becoming Beyoncé: The Untold Story, 2015, etc.) tells the story of Janet Lee Bouvier, mother to Jackie and Lee, a woman whose life’s work was the acquisition of money and power. Indeed,…

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More from HARPERS BAZAAR on “Jackie, Janet & Lee”

Published: February 2, 2018

From Harpers: It’s a truth universally acknowledged that Jackie Kennedy and the Kardashians do not have a lot in common. A fact that is further highlighted in a new book about the former First Lady, released this week. Read More Here  

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Shelf Awareness Review of “Jackie, Janet & Lee”

Published: February 2, 2018

From Shelf Awareness: Prolific biographer Taraborrelli (After Camelot) writes meticulously researched biographies that read like novels, and his third book covering the Kennedy dynasty is fascinating and absorbing. This hefty volume focuses on the relationships among Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Princess Lee Radziwill and their mother, Janet Lee Bouvier Auchincloss. Early on, Janet tells her…

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HARPERS BAZAAR excerpts JACKIE, JANET & LEE

Published: January 31, 2018

From Harpers Bazaar: Years before Aristotle Onassis married Jacqueline Kennedy on October 20, 1968, he was involved with her younger sister, Lee Radziwill. Radziwill, a former public relations executive, became close with Onassis at the end of her second marriage to Prince Stanislaw Radziwill, while her sister was still in the White House. According to…

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PEOPLE TV’S Interview with J. Randy Taraborrelli

Published: January 30, 2018

From People TV: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her sister Lee Radziwill’s relationship was notoriously rocky, with the siblings often sparring to gain favor with their mother, Janet Auchincloss. The former first lady was once shocked, however, to learn Lee divulged one of her most guarded secrets to the family matriarch. Read More Here  

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INSIDE EDITION breaks Taraborrelli’s new book on Jackie, Janet & Lee

Published: January 30, 2018

The untold story of the rivalry between America’s most famous first lady, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and her sister, Lee Radziwill, is being told in a new book. In ‘Jackie, Janet, and Lee,’ best-selling biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli says the sisters’ lifelong competition was sparked by their controlling mother, Janet Lee Auchincloss. “When Jackie died, much…

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GAWKER Interviews J. Randy Taraborrelli

Published: January 29, 2018

From Gawker: This week saw the release of the first major, large-scale biography on one of pop music’s biggest and most guarded stars: Beyoncé. The product of hundreds of hours of interviews from dozens of sources, J. Randy Taraborrelli’s Becoming Beyoncé aims to be the definitive chronicle on the creation of an icon. It also suggests that…

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Taraborrelli: “Jackie not naive…”

Published: January 26, 2018

From People magazine: While more and more has come out about JFK’s extramarital affairs in the years following his 1963 assassination, what’s always remained a mystery is how much his wife, Jackie Kennedy, really knew. In a new book, Jackie, Janet and Lee — excerpted in this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday — author J. Randy Taraborrelli claims she knew…

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