Search Results: "Winston S. Churchill"


BOOK REVIEW

GREAT CONTEMPORARIES by Winston S.  Churchill
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1937

"Interesting, well written and worth reading."
Autobiography, in that it contains segments of his early life and associates. Read full book review >

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MARLBOROUGH by Winston S.  Churchill
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1933

"One of the great biographies of our times."
Just to draw to your attention again the fact that Vol. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1947

"A book for reference, for pick-up reading, in a collection of pregnant extracts from his words."
This may well roll up considerable sales on the Churchill name and the opportunity Their Finest Hour affords booksellers to call this small book to customers' attention. Read full book review >

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STEP BY STEP, 1936-1939 by Winston S.  Churchill
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 25, 1939

"The material comes up to May of the current year."
While England Slept was a best seller. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 30, 1959

"Extensive promotion by radio and TV will help launch the book."
This reports the details on the publisher's edition of Life magazine's condensed History, originally published in 6 volumes. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 1950

"A sure best seller- as well as documentarily important."
Nothing available in advance of finished books (as noted on P. 674) so this report is anticlimactic in view of the extensive reviews already released, which seem collectively to say what we were saying anyhow. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 23, 1956

"Exciting and revealing reading, this provides the background we need for other reading-fact and fiction, and leaves us with eager anticipation for the volumes to come."
A rare gift for vision, a sense of drama, a genius for the right word, an imaginative sense of people and story are here applied to the beginnings of a great people. Read full book review >

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GREAT DESTINY by Winston S.  Churchill
Released: March 15, 1965

"This volume, essentially devoted, as was his life, to war and politics, holds the fascination of personal and public history."

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 1997

"Randolph's career is a historical footnote, but the author's close examination of his father's complex relationship with Winston Churchill, augmented with excerpts from their voluminous correspondence, make this a valuable contribution to Churchill scholarship."
A "filial and objective" biography of Winston S. Churchill's only son, Randolph, by Randolph's son. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 21, 1948

"Vivid pen portraits throughout add immeasurably to the whole."
A tremendous book of which the digests made for Life and the necessarily cut excerpts in the New York Times gave no conception. Read full book review >

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VICTORY by Winston S.  Churchill
Released: Aug. 7, 1946

"There are the usual assortment of long speeches and short, of messages, statements, answers, etc. Only too fast the public forgets- and the market for these papers is shrinking."
There are the 1945 speeches, from January through his defeat in the general election, a collection which covers a vital seven months in a fast changing world, months in which President Roosevelt died and Germany capitulated. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 7, 1950

"Having sold 60,000 in England, this will have heavy advertising from the publisher, with postcards and display cards available to bookstores."
A thoroughly charming and polished brief for the cultivation of hobbies — particularly painting. Read full book review >