End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy "Those who were alive in the fall of 1963 shudder at the mere mention of the date." Or so writes James L. Swanson in End… End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy "Those who were alive in the fall of 1963 shudder at the mere mention of the date." Or so writes James L. Swanson in End… 2013-11-12 History Nonfiction William Morrow
Book Review

End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy (2013)

THE JFK FILES James L. Swanson re-examines the death of one of our most beloved presidents
THE JFK FILES James L. Swanson re-examines the death of one of our most beloved presidents
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Nov 12, 2013; Writer: James L. Swanson; Genres: History, Nonfiction; Publisher: William Morrow

''Those who were alive in the fall of 1963 shudder at the mere mention of the date.'' Or so writes James L. Swanson in End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy — though some readers may shudder when they picture all those baby-boomer jowls set aquiver. Still, point taken. For Americans, November 22 is the grimmest date outside of December 7 and September 11. Swanson says he finds it hard to believe it's been 50 years, but the publishing business can't afford such sentimental incredulity: His is one in a slew of books, both kitschy and compelling — sometimes between the same covers — timed to come out on the 35th president's golden necroversary. B-

Originally posted Oct 30, 2013 Published in issue #1284 Nov 08, 2013 Order article reprints
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