Neal Wyatt, a contributing writer and reviewer for Library Journal, lists five noteworthy titles that coincide with the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination (November 22). She states: “Here are five noteworthy volumes offering a bit of everything for readers interested in the politics, the murder, and the Kennedy family.”

  • JFK’s Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President, by Thurston Clarke – “mixes popular history with biography and politics”
  • The Kennedy Years: A Memoir, by Jacques Lowe (Rizzoli) – Lowe was JFK’s official photographer
  • Dallas 1963, by Bill Minutaglio & Steven L. Davis – explores “the location and period of Kennedy’s assassination”
  • The Kennedy Half Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy, by Larry J. Sabato – “illuminates the many ways Kennedy’s legacy has shaped the policies of every U.S. president succeeding him”
  • End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy, by James L. Swanson – a detailed re-creation narrative