We miss you, our customers.
Who doesn’t miss someone at this point?
Winston Churchill, in the throes of his Wilderness Years, dealt with his own personal episode of long distance missing.
This past Saturday, April 11, Chartwell Booksellers celebrated its 37th Birthday. Festivities were out of the question. Survival is what we are all celebrating now, continuously.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.”Read More »
“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!Read More »
“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.Read More »
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.”Read More »
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.Read More »