HAPPY 41ST BIRTHDAY TO US!

HAPPY 41ST BIRTHDAY TO US!

HAPPY 41st BIRTHDAY, CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS!

WE OPENED 41 YEARS AGO TODAY, APRIL 11, 1983.

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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OUR NEW PODCAST CHANNEL

OUR NEW PODCAST CHANNEL

We are delighted to introduce our new PODCAST channel, transforming our 40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS videos into podcasts that you can listen to anywhere. We continue to add new podcasts regularly. Tune in now on Apple, Amazon or Spotify.

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’40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS’ FINIS: A FINAL WORD

’40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS’ FINIS: A FINAL WORD

Having reached the end of our 40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS video series, we offer one “next” book, LETTERS FOR THE AGES, to kick off our next 40 years, plus a final word of thanks.

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WATCH ELIZABETH McGOVERN READ “MARY CHURCHILL’S WAR” BY MARY SOAMES

WATCH ELIZABETH McGOVERN READ “MARY CHURCHILL’S WAR” BY MARY SOAMES

We have reached the climax of our 40th Anniversary video voyage through the 40 best books about Winston Churchill published during Chartwell Booksellers’ lifetime. And we do so with the absolute perfect final reader: actor ELIZABETH McGOVERN, in a long-awaited return appearance, reading our 40th and final book!

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WATCH AUTHOR CATHERINE GRACE KATZ READ “THE DAUGHTERS OF YALTA”

WATCH AUTHOR CATHERINE GRACE KATZ READ “THE DAUGHTERS OF YALTA”

Published on the cusp of 2021, “THE DAUGHTERS OF YALTA” offers a truly fresh take on the Yalta Conference, through the eyes of daughters Anna Roosevelt, Kathleen Harriman and Sarah Churchill. It is Book #39 in our ’40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS’ video series, as read by the author herself.

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WATCH LEWIS BLACK READ “THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE” BY ERIK LARSON

WATCH LEWIS BLACK READ “THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE” BY ERIK LARSON

Published in 2020, “THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE” remains one of the biggest-selling books about Winston Churchill to appear during Chartwell Bookseller’s lifetime. It is Book #38 in our 40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS video series, as read by the incomparable: LEWIS BLACK.

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WATCH BECKY ANN BAKER READ “WORKING WITH WINSTON” BY CITA STELZER

WATCH BECKY ANN BAKER READ “WORKING WITH WINSTON” BY CITA STELZER

Published in 2019, “WORKING WITH WINSTON” is the only book to explore the lives and careers of Churchill’s all-female “hidden army” of personal secretaries. It is Book #37 in our ’40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS’ video series, as read by actor BECKY ANN BAKER, and dedicated to “CHIPS” GEMMELL, Churchill’s last living personal secretary.

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WATCH AUTHOR ANDREW ROBERTS READ “CHURCHILL: WALKING WITH DESTINY”

WATCH AUTHOR ANDREW ROBERTS READ “CHURCHILL: WALKING WITH DESTINY”

Published in 2018, CHURCHILL: WALKING WITH DESTINY, by Andrew Roberts, is the finest full-length Churchill biography written during the store’s lifetime. It is Book #36 in our 40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS video series, as read by the author: ANDREW ROBERTS.

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WATCH AUTHOR MICHAEL KORDA READ “ALONE: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk – Defeat Into Victory”

WATCH AUTHOR MICHAEL KORDA READ “ALONE: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk – Defeat Into Victory”

Published in 2017, “ALONE,” by the legendary editor and historian, Michael Korda, is a thrilling retelling of the Dunkirk saga infused with the author’s very personal memories as a young child in London. It is Book #35 in our ’40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS’ video series, as read by the author himself: MICHAEL KORDA.

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WATCH JOHN PANKOW READ “WITH WINSTON CHURCHILL AT THE FRONT” BY MAJOR ANDREW DEWAR GIBB

WATCH JOHN PANKOW READ “WITH WINSTON CHURCHILL AT THE FRONT” BY MAJOR ANDREW DEWAR GIBB

Originally published pseudonymously in 1924, but rediscovered and reissued widely in 2016, “WITH WINSTON CHURCHILL AT THE FRONT” is a vividly personal World War I memoir of Churchill in the trenches. It is Book #34 in our 40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS video series, as read by the vivacious veteran actor: JOHN PANKOW.

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CELEBRATE WINSTON CHURCHILL’S BIRTHDAY WITH OUR NEW CATALOGUE

CELEBRATE WINSTON CHURCHILL’S BIRTHDAY WITH OUR NEW CATALOGUE

As per tradition, and for the 41st time, we invite you to celebrate Winston Churchill’s Birthday with us, and our new catalogue of Churchilliana.

Out today!

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WATCH AUTHOR DAVID LOUGH READ “NO MORE CHAMPAGNE”

WATCH AUTHOR DAVID LOUGH READ “NO MORE CHAMPAGNE”

Published in 2015, “NO MORE CHAMPAGNE: Churchill and His Money,” by David Lough, is a fascinating, encyclopedic chronicle of Winston Churchill’s lifelong struggles with solvency. It is Book #33 in our 40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS video series, as read by the author himself, DAVID LOUGH.

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