WATCH AUTHOR MICHAEL KORDA READ “ALONE: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk – Defeat Into Victory”
BOOK #35 IN OUR '40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS' VIDEO SERIES
Published in 2017, ALONE: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk – Defeat Into Victory, by the legendary editor and historian, Michael Korda, is a thrilling retelling of the Dunkirk saga infused with the eminent Korda family’s unique insider perspective, and the author’s very personal memories as a young child in London.
Born in London, MICHAEL KORDA is the son of English actress Gertrude Musgrove and the Hungarian film production designer and artist, Vincent Korda. He served in the Royal Air Force doing intelligence work in Germany before moving to NYC in 1957 and soon going to work as an assistant editor at Simon & Schuster. He rose to become Editor-in-Chief for nearly a half-century, editing William Shirer, Harold Robbins, Richard Nixon, Richard Rhodes, David McCullough, Henry Kissinger and Ronald Reagan, among many others. He is the author of numerous best sellers himself, including Charmed Lives, about his father and uncles Alexander and Zoltan Korda, and acclaimed biographies of Dwight Eisenhower, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and T.E. Lawrence.
40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS
toasts the best 40 books about Winston Churchill published during our forty year existence.
We launched the series on April 11 with actor JOHN LITHGOW reading THE LAST LION.
You can watch that reading: HERE