Barbara Leaming is the author of "Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter" (Thomas Dunne Books, April 12, 2016). She has written three New York Times bestsellers, including her recent book "Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis". Leaming's book "Churchill Defiant" received The Emery Reves Award from the International Churchill Centre. Her groundbreaking biography of America's 35th President, "Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman" was the first to detail the lifelong influence of British history and culture and especially of Winston Churchill on JFK. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, the Times of London and other periodicals. She lives in Connecticut.