THE CHURCHILL & CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS PLATYPUS RESCUE MISSION

THE CHURCHILL & CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS PLATYPUS RESCUE MISSION

“Can the World’s Strangest Mammal Survive?” An alarming story in the New York Times this week reminded us of Winston Churchill’s abiding  affection for the duckbilled platypus.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CHARTWELLBOOKSELLERS

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CHARTWELLBOOKSELLERS

From Winston Churchill, our parting thought for the New Year: “Truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is.”

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MICHAEL COYLE (1939-2019)

MICHAEL COYLE (1939-2019)

We wish you all a very happy holiday season, even as we mourn the passing of our dear friend and longtime colleague, Michael Coyle. Michael “banked his treasure in the hearts of his friends,” to borrow words from Winston Churchill. Our fond good wishes to one and all, in Michael’s memory.

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HOLIDAY TEA AT THREE

HOLIDAY TEA AT THREE

Thank you to Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks for another superlative HOLIDAY TEA AT THREE, our annual tea dance in the lobby of the Park Avenue  Plaza building. Come dance with us again next year!

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CELEBRATE WINSTON CHURCHILL’S BIRTHDAY & OUR NEW CATALOGUE

CELEBRATE WINSTON CHURCHILL’S BIRTHDAY & OUR NEW CATALOGUE

Happy 145th Birthday Winston Churchill! Our new catalogue is out, in celebration: “CHURCHILL ON TRUTH AND DEMOCRACY.” Read it now.

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“CHURCHILL’S MENAGERIE” by Piers Brendon

“CHURCHILL’S MENAGERIE” by Piers Brendon

Watch our latest webcast: Dr. Piers Brendon speaks about “CHURCHILL’S MENAGERIE: Winston Churchill and the Animal Kingdom.”

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“APPEASEMENT” by Tim Bouverie

“APPEASEMENT” by Tim Bouverie

Watch Tim Bouverie speak about “APPEASEMENT: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War.”

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CHURCHILL AND PARLIAMENT

CHURCHILL AND PARLIAMENT

Winston Churchill loved the House of Commons and its tradition-bound rule of Parlimanetary law. With his grandson Nicholas Soames newly-forced into retirement as an MP, and very much on our minds, we can’t help but ask: What would  Churchill think?

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CHURCHILL BEACH READS

CHURCHILL BEACH READS

Churchillian Beach Reads? Not nearly so outlandish a conceit as you might suppose. We savor August with new books about Winston Churchill, plus two classic books by him, that will go down easy while soaking up some rays.

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NY1 VISITS CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS

NY1 VISITS CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS

NY1 is New York City’s primary cable news channel. It was NY1’s idea to pay us a visit last week. We were most pleasantly taken by surprise.

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JOHN LUKACS IN MEMORIAM

JOHN LUKACS IN MEMORIAM

We lost John Lukacs on May 6 at the age of 95. As a historian, he was unique. As a writer about Winston Churchill he was singularly readable and concise. Which also made him one of our favorites. We will miss him.

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SMALL MENTIONS ARE  ALWAYS NICE

SMALL MENTIONS ARE ALWAYS NICE

Especially when they are unexpected. Chartwell Booksellers was cited this week, to our pleasant surprise, in The Wall Street Journal.

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