“CHURCHILL & SON” IN CONVERSATION

“CHURCHILL & SON” IN CONVERSATION

We interrupt our regularly scheduled “Churchill Out of Hibernation” installments to share with you a new book, just out, about Winston Churchill and his son Randolph: CHURCHILL & SON. Watch our in-store Zoom event with the author now.

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 39

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 39

PAINTING AS A PASTIME really is the promised gift of springtime. An essay of transcendence celebrating Winston Churchill’s favorite hobby (and, in fact, all hobbies) Painting As a Pastime first appeared in The Strand Magazine over two issues in December 1921 and January 1922 before being published as a delightful little book all its own that we celebrate next in our romp through Churchill’s book-length works.

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 38

This week, we pause in our chronological march through Winston Churchill’s book-length works for a look-back in celebration of THE RIVER WAR, Churchill’s second book, returning to print, unabridged, for the first time since its 1899 publication.
Three cheers!

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 37

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 37

In the wake of World War II’s triumphant end and his own defeat as Prime Minister, Winston Churchill stepped out onto the world stage and embraced his new role as an elder statesman, whose words carried the weight of experience. THE SINEWS OF PEACE, his first volume of postwar speeches, collected many of those initial words. We unpack it next, in our look at his book-length works.

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 36

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 36

Often in triumph there is also tragedy. Our own moment attests to this. Winston Churchill titled the final volume of his war memoirs TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY. We delve into it next, as we sound the heights and depths of Churchill’s book-length works.

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 35

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 35

CLOSING THE RING ends on the eve of D-Day. Expectations are enormous. But what about the weather?
We have reached the penultimate volume (five) of Winston Churchill’s war memoirs in our ascent through his book-length works. How will it all turn out?

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 34

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 34

In every great  battle there comes a point where the tide begins to turn. For Winston Churchill, in his war memoirs, that turning point was “THE HINGE OF FATE,” the title he gave to his fourth volume. We look to it next, as we scale the heights of Churchill’s book-length works.

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 33

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 33

England’s isolation ends in “THE GRAND ALLIANCE”, as allies — both friendly and unfriendly — at last join Churchill and Great Britain in a united stand against Hitler and his armies. Next up in our stampede through Winston Churchill’s book-length works, the third volume of his war memoirs.

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 32

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 32

All of Churchill’s war memoir volumes are gripping but only one is an impossible-to-put-down “page-turner,” Volume II: THEIR FINEST HOUR. We turn to it next in our perusal of Winston Churchill’s book-length works.

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 31

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 31

In 1946, Winston Churchill decided that he was ready to write his war memoirs. In our circumnavigation of Churchill’s book-length works, we have reached his magnum opus, THE SECOND WORLD WAR, and begin with Volume One: “The Gathering Storm.”

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 30

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 30

How did Winston Churchill handle the very darkest moments of World War II? The best answer we may have resides in the speeches he delivered in secret wartime sessions of Parliament, when Churchill unfolded terrible truths unflinchingly. We reveal SECRET SESSION SPEECHES next in our exploration of Churchill’s book-length works.

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CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 29

CHURCHILL OUT OF HIBERNATION, WEEK 29

Battered and exhausted, but unbowed in our journey through Winston Churchill’s books, we have reached VICTORY, the sixth volume of his collected war speeches.

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