The Big 5 Books ... on the Kennedy Family

By The Big 5 ... by Booktrawler

By The Big 5 ... by Booktrawler

The House of Kennedy

James Patterson

$29.00 $26.10

"When I wrote my first novel after several nonfiction works about politics, James Patterson lovingly lambasted me for infringing on his thriller territory. Now I know how he feels as he crosses into political nonfiction with this juicy and entertaining look at a family that continues to wield power and influence. He's too good--it isn't fair!" --Jake Tapper, CNN anchor

The Kennedys - After Camelot

J Randy Taraborrelli

$15.99

J. Randy Taraborrelli is a respected journalist, a recognizable entertainment personality, and in-demand guest on many television programs including Today, Good Morning America, The Early Show, Entertainment Tonight, and CNN Headline News.

The Kennedy Women: The Saga of an American Family

Laurence Leamer

$23.00 $20.70

Laurence Leamer is best known for his trilogy on the Kennedys: The Kennedy Women, The Kennedy Men, and Sons of Camelot. His book Playing for Keeps in Washington was named a notable book of the year by The New York Times.

The Dark Side of Camelot

Seymour M. Hersh

$18.00 $16.56

With its meticulously documented and compulsively readable portrait of JFK as a man whose reckless personal behavior imperiled his presidency, this monumental work of investigative journalism reveals the Kennedy White House as never before.

The Kennedy Curse: Why Tragedy Has Haunted America's First Family for 150 Years

Edward Klein

$18.99

Edward Klein is the author of the New York Times bestsellers All Too Human: The Love Story of Jack and Jackie Kennedy and Just Jackie: Her Private Years. He covered John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign, served as a foreign correspondent in Asia, and was foreign editor of Newsweek.

These are my best, top 5 books on this topic.  They are my personal choice and I hope you find the list a useful starting point.