WATCH LEWIS BLACK READ “THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE” BY ERIK LARSON
BOOK #38 IN OUR '40TH READINGS AT CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS' VIDEO SERIES
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Published in 2020, THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, by ERIK LARSON, remains one of the biggest-selling books about Winston Churchill to appear during Chartwell Bookseller’s lifetime; an eloquent reconstruction of Churchill’s ascent as wartime Prime Minister and the bloody events of the Blitz that followed.
ERIK LARSON is a best-selling American author and journalist whose widely read and admired non-fiction works include THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America, which won the 2004 Edgar Award; DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania; and IN THE GAREDN OF BEASTS: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin.
LEWIS BLACK is one of America’s greatest standup comedians and political agitators. He hosted the Comedy Central series Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil and continues to make regular appearances on The Daily Show, delivering his “Back in Black” commentaries. He received a 2007 “Best Comedy Album” Grammy Award for his The Carnegie Hall Performance, and has headlined numerous sold-out solo marquee runs on Broadway. He serves as an American Civil Liberties Union “Ambassador for Voting Rights.”
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