Maclean’s Review of “The Hiltons”: “The dynasty that gave us Paris Hilton”

Published: April 3, 2014

The Maclean’s review of “The Hiltons” is in: “As always, Taraborrelli is painstaking in his attention to detail.” “There are, at present, five Hilton hotel properties in and around Paris, yet the best-known Paris Hilton remains the Los Angeleno celebutante, singularly skilled at the art of being famous simply for being famous. Paris, a fourth-generation…

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Deadline Hollywood: Reelz/Muse to Develop “After Camelot” Miniseries

Published: December 24, 2013

From Deadline: Hollywood:  ReelzChannel this morning put out a press release confirming our story about the network’s plans to team with The Kennedys co-producer Muse Entertainment for a follow-up miniseries based on Randy Taraborrelli’s bestselling book After Camelot, which tells the personal history of the Kennedy family from 1968 to the present. Muse will produce the…

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USA Today: 5 Questions for J. Randy Taraborrelli

Published: December 5, 2013

By Craig Wilson, USA TODAY J. Randy Taraborrelli has written biographies about everyone from Michael Jackson (an updated edition is now in stores) to Elizabeth Taylor. His new book is The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe(Grand Central, $26.99). He spoke with USA TODAY. 1. So, what was the secret life of Marilyn Monroe? We uncovered a life that people don’t…

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Entertainment Weekly: Kennedy Miniseries Getting a Sequel

Published: November 15, 2012

From Entertainment Weekly: It’s the return of Camelot! The eight-part Kennedy miniseries, The Kennedys,  that starred Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes and premiered on Reelz channel in April 2011, is getting a sequel of sorts. Reelz announced today that rights to J. Randy Taraborrelli’s bestselling book After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to…

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Kirkus Reviews: ‘After Camelot’: Profiling America’s Royal Family (Interview)

Published: April 25, 2012

From Kirkus Reviews: In the very first interview Taraborrelli has given on his latest work, After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present, a continuation of the Kennedy family profile after 2000’s Jackie, Ethel, Joan, the author spoke to us about an affinity for the icons he profiles, his exacting writing…

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Examiner: Celebrity biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli shoots for two this month

Published: August 5, 2009

By Wendy Coakley-Thompson: J. Randy Taraborrelli is an enviable position. Today, he drops Michael Jackson: The Magic, the Madness, the Whole Story 1958–2009, the re-release of his similarly titled 1991 bestseller. His new book, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, debuts mere weeks later on August 29. Not bad at all for a kid from Philly…

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Published: May 22, 2006

From PW: Taraborrelli’s strength as a biographer is his tenacity to dig beneath the surface to find the motivations and insecurities behind Taylor’s actions, and his care helps listeners discover the dynamic charisma and good humor that have attracted men and moviegoers to her. Read Review Here

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Published: April 14, 2003

FROM PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY: PW: What was the most surprising thing you learned while writing Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier? J. Randy Taraborrelli: I was most surprised by how tormented Grace Kelly’s life was, both before and after she married Prince Rainier. Though many people saw her…

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