Winston Churchill wrote his own history of the First World War:
THE WORLD CRISIS.
We journey to it next in our voyage around the works of Winston Churchill.Read More »
THE PEOPLE’S RIGHTS is something of a campaign collectable from the 1910 General Election; a compendium of six fiery Churchill speeches attacking the Conservative Party for not supporting “The People’s Budget.” We catch up to it next, and at just the right moment, in our tour of Winston Churchill’s books.Read More »
Winston Churchill’s first widely-distributed hardcover collection of political speeches was LIBERALISM AND THE SOCIAL PROBLEM. Published in November 1909, these century-old Churchillian orations speak to us more resonantly, pointedly and urgently right now than you would think possible.Read More »
Our stroll through the works of Winston Churchill carries us back into the realm of the rarest of Churchill rarities: FOR FREE TRADE, a companion piece to MR. BRODRICK’s ARMY. Together, these two constitute the Holy Grail of Churchill book collecting.
And yes, we do have one.Read More »
Not many sons get to write their father’s biography. Winston Churchill wrote a biography of his father, Lord Randolph Churchill, when he was just 31. In our stroll through his works, LORD RANDOLPH is our next stop.Read More »
MR. BRODRICK’S ARMY is the holy grail of Churchill book collecting; the rarest and most precious volume in the Churchill canon.
In our ongoing stroll through our shelves, we visit it next… if we can only find one.Read More »
Our stroll through the works of Winston Churchill downshifts into a march, with LONDON TO LADYSMITH, the first of two books that Churchill would write on the Boer War in South Africa. As always, the nuance of Churchill’s thinking proved just as enthralling as the blood and guts details of his reportage.Read More »
Winston Churchill’s third book, SAVROLA, was also his only novel. We visit it next in our out-of-hibernation stroll through our shelves. SAVROLA is a work of dystopian fiction. In it, Churchill imagines a popularly-elected President hellbent on becoming a dictator. No, you can’t make this stuff up. But Churchill did.Read More »
Last week’s out-of-hibernation stroll through our shelves in the company of Winston Churchill’s first book, THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE, was most reviving. Let’s proceed to his second book, THE RIVER WAR.Read More »
Gazing around at Churchill’s books on the shelves here at Chartwell, we find ourselves with a powerful urge to share them with you, title by title, at a safe social distance. Join us for an out of hibernation stroll, beginning with Churchill’s first book: “The Story of the Malakand Field Force.”Read More »