Select Bibliography on the Kennedy Assassination

  • Belin, David. Final Disclosure: The Full Truth About the Assassination of President Kennedy. New York: Scribner’s, 1988.w
  • Bishop, Jim. The Day Kennedy was Shot. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1968.
  • Blaine, Gerald. The Kennedy Detail: JFK's Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence. New York: Gallery Books, 2010.
  • Blakely, G. Robert and Richard N. Billings. The Plot to Kill the President. New York: Times Books, 1981.
  • Bohning, Don. The Castro Obsession: U.S. Covert Operations Against Cuba 1959-1965. Washington: Potomac Books, 2006.
  • Bugliosi, Vincent. Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. New York: W. W. Norton, 2007.
  • ___. Four Days in November. New York: W. W. Norton, 2008 (abridged version of Reclaiming History and republished as Parkland)
  • Bernau, George. Promises to Keep. New York: Warner Books, 1988.
  • Dallek, Robert. An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963. Boston: Little, Brown, 2003.
  • ___. Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House. New York: Harper, 2013.
  • DeLillo, Don. Libra. New York: Viking, 1988. 
  • DiEugenio, James. Reclaiming Parkland: Tom Hanks, Vincent Bugliosi, and the JFK Assassination in the New Hollywood. New York: Skyhorse, 2013.
  • Eddowes, Michael. The Oswald File. New York: Potter, 1977.
  • English, T. J. Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba -- And Then Lost It to the Revolution. New York: Morrow, 2007. 
  • Epstein, Edward Jay. Inquest: The Warren Commission and the Establishment of Truth. New York: Viking, 1966.
  • Ernest, Barry. The Girl the Stairs: My Search for a Missing Witness to the Assassination of JFK. New York: CreateSpace, 2011.
  • Freed, Donald and Mark Lane. Executive Action. New York: Dell, 1973.
  • Freedman, Lawrence. Kennedy's Wars: Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam. New York: Oxford, 2000.
  • Fuhrman, Mark. A Simple Act of Murder: November 22, 1963. New York: Morrow, 2006.
  • Gillon, Steven M. Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to Live -- Oswald, Kennedy, and the Conspiracy that will not Die. New York: Sterling, 2013.
  • Greenfield, Jeff. If Kennedy Lived: The First and Second Terms of John F. Kennedy: An Alternative History. New York: Putnam, 2013.
  • Hill, Clint. Mrs. Kennedy and Me. New York: Gallery Books, 2012.
  • Holland, Max. The Kennedy Assassination Tapes. New York: Knopf, 2004.
  • Hosty, James P., Jr. Assignment: Oswald. New York: Arcade, 1996.
  • Hurt, Henry. Reasonable Doubt: An Investigation into the Assassination of John F. Kennedy. New York: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1985.
  • Hunter, Stephen. The Third Bullet. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2013.
  • Jones, Howard. The Bay of Pigs. New York: Oxford, 2008.
  • Kaiser, David. The Road to Dallas: The Assassinatin of John F. Kennedy. Cambridge: Harvard, 2008.
  • Kantor, Seth. Who was Jack Ruby? New York: Everest House, 1978.
  • Kerr, Philip. The Shot. New York: Pocket Books, 2000.
  • King, Stephen. 11/22/63. New York: Scribners, 2011.
  • Kurtz, Michael. Crime of the Century: The Kennedy Assassination from a Historical Perspective. Nashville: University of Tennessee, 1982.
  • ___. The JFK Assassination Debates: Lone Gunman versus Conspiracy. Lawrence: Kansas, 2006.
  • Lane, Mark. Rush to Judgmen: A Critique of the Warren Commission’ s Inquiry. New York: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1966.
  • ___. Plausible Denial: Was the CIA Involved in the Assassination of JFK? New York: Avalon, 1991.
  • ___. Last Word: My Indictment of the CIA in the Murder of JFK. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2011.
  • Lehrer, Jim. Blue Hears. Washington: Public Affairs, 1993.
  • ___. Top Down. New York: Random House, 2013.
  • Lifton, David. Best Evidence: Disguise and Deception in the Assassination of John F. Kennedy. New York: Macmillan, 1980.
  • McAdams, John. JFK Assassination Logic: How to Think about Claims of Conspiracy. Washington: Potomac Books, 2011
  • McCarry, Charles. The Tears of Autumn. New York: Dutton, 1974.
  • McKnight, Gerald D. Breach of Trust: How the Warren Commission Failed the Nation and Why. Lawrence: Kansas, 2005.
  • Mallon, Thomas. Mrs. Paines Garage and the Murder of John F. Kennedy. New York: Harcourt, 2002.
  • Manchester, William. The Death of a President: November 1963. New York: Harper and Row, 1967.
  • Marrs, Jim. Crossfire: The Plot that Killed Kennedy. New York: Carroll and Graff, 1987.
  • Meager, Sylvia. Accessories After the Fact: The Warren Commission, the Authorities, and the Report. New York: Random House, 1967.
  • Melanson, Philip H. The Murkin Conspiracy: An Investigation into the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Praeger, 1989.
  • ____. Spy Saga: Lee Harvey Oswald and U.S. Intelligence. New York: Praeger, 1990.
  • Mellen, Joan. Farwell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, and the case should have changed History. Washington: Potomac Books, 2005.
  • Menninger, Bonar. Mortal Error. New York: St. Martins, 1992.
  • Minutaglio, Bill and Steven L. Davis. Dallas 1963. New York: Twelve, 2013.
  • Morely, Jefferson. Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA. Lawrence: Kansas, 2008.
  • Newman, John. Oswald and the CIA. New York: Carroll and Graf, 1995.
  • North, Mark. Act of Treason: J. Edgar Hoover in the Assassination of President Kennedy. New York: Carroll and Graf, 1991.
  • ___. Betrayal in Dallas: LBJ, the Pearl Street Mafia and the Murder of President Kennedy. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2011.
  • Posner, Gerald L. Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK. New York: Random House, 1993.
  • Stephen C. Rabe. The Most Dangerous Area in the World: John F. Kennedy Confronts Communist Revolution in Latin America. Chapel Hill: North Carolina, 1999.
  • Rasenberger, Jim. Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs. New York: Scribners, 2011.
  • Reston, James Jr. The Accidental Victim: JFK, Lee Harvey Oswald, and the Real Target in Dallas. New York: Zola, 2013.
  • Russo, Gus and Stephen Molton. Brothers in Arms: The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder. New York: Bloomsbury, 2008.
  • Sabato, Larry J. The Kennedy Half Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013.
  • Scheim, David E. Contract on America: The Mafia Murder of President John F. Kennedy. New York: Shapolsky, 1988.
  • Scott, Peter Dale. Deep Politics and the Death of JFK. Los Angeles: California, 1993.
  • Shenon, Philip. A Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination. New York: Henry Holt, 2013.
  • Sides, Hampton. Hellhoud on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the International Hunt for his Assassin. New York: Doubleday, 2010.
  • Summers, Anthony. Conspiracy. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1980.
  • Talbot, David. Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years. New York: Free Press, 2007.
  • Tanenbaum, Robert K. Corruption of Blood. New York: Signet, 1995.
  • U.S. Government. Report of the Warren Commission. New York: Bantam, 1964.
  • Vincent, E. Duke. The Camelot Conspiracy: A Novel of the Kennedys, Castro, and the CIA. New York: Overlook, 2011.
  • Von Tunzelmann, Alex. Red Heat: Conspiracy, Murder, and the Cold War in the Caribbean. New York: Henry Holt, 2011.
  • Waldron, Lamar with Tom Hartmann. Ultimate Sacrifice: John and Robert Kennedy, the Plan for a Coup in Cuba, and the Murder of JFK. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2005.
  • ___. Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination: Robert Kennedy, the Mafia, and the Assassination of Martin Luther King. Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2009.
  • ___. The Hidden History of the JFK Assassination. Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2013.
  • Willens, Howard P. History Will Prove Us Right: Inside th Warren Commission Report on the Assassination of John F. Kennedy. New York: Overlook, 2013.
  • Wills, Garry and Ovid Demaris. Jack Ruby. New York: DeCapo, 1994.
  • Wrone, David R. The Zapruder Film: Reframing JFK's Assassination. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003.