CHURCHILL IN HIBERNATION, WEEK 4

CHURCHILL IN HIBERNATION, WEEK 4

inescapably, our thoughts turn to Winston Churchill’s “Wilderness Years.” No darker period offers more hope, tenacity and resilliency, with an ultimate triumph over adversity as its coda.

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CHURCHILL IN HIBERNATION, WEEK 3

CHURCHILL IN HIBERNATION, WEEK 3

Here in NYC, we have passed from PAUSE to something more like Full Stop. Winston Churchill knew how to handle Full Stop. Or, rather, he learned…

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CHURCHILL IN HIBERNATION, WEEK 2

CHURCHILL IN HIBERNATION, WEEK 2

Well, the city has now gone on PAUSE.

And so have we.

Which allows us even more time to recollect how Winston Churchill willed himself to recovery when fate forced him to the sidelines. 

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CHURCHILL IN HIBERNATION

CHURCHILL IN HIBERNATION

Along with most of New York City, we have now opted to go into hibernation (as opposed to self-quarantine). Our health is good, our spirit is strong and our store is closed — though we are continuing to process all online orders.

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ERIK LARSON & CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS IN THE N.Y. TIMES

ERIK LARSON & CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS IN THE N.Y. TIMES

We were surprised and delighted today to find ourselves mentioned (though not named) by author Erik Larson in an excellent brief interview with him in the N.Y Times about “THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE.” 

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ERIK LARSON’S “THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE” IS HERE

ERIK LARSON’S “THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE” IS HERE

“A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance during the Blitz.” Mr. Larson, celebrated author of “The Devil in the White City” and “Dead Wake,” quietly stopped by last week to autograph a few copies for us. Order yours now!

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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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