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Chartwell Speakers recruits David Lough

6th December 2018

Chartwell Speakers recruits author David Lough as keynote speaker Chartwell Speakers has recruited Churchill author and historian David Lough to join its roster of keynote speakers that includes world-class scientists, economists, politicians, historians and inspirational thought-leaders. Established in 2007, Chartwell handles bookings of speakers for a wide range of events in the U.S.A., Middle East […]

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Heywood Hill puts Darling Winston on Xmas list

19th November 2018

Famous London bookshop Heywood Hill has listed Darling Winston among its top picks in its keenly awaited Christmas book gift recommendations fir 2018. For the full list see here.

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David Lough to sign books at Hatchards Christmas Customer Evening on 29 November 2018

1st November 2018

Hatchards Christmas Customer Evening David Lough, whose latest book Darling Winston was published by Head of Zeus in September 2018, will join authors invited by Hatchards bookshop in Piccadily to sign books at their Customer Evening on Thursday 29 November from 6-8pm.  

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The Atlantic Monthly features My Darling Winston excerpt

1st November 2018

My Darling Winston earns ‘A Very Short Book Excerpt’ feature The Atlantic Monthly selected a letter from My Darling Winston to fill its famous ‘A Very Short Excerpt’ feature in its October 2018 issue. In the letter, Jenny Jerome (better known as Lady Randolph Churchill) upbraids her 15-year old son for his lack of application at Harrow […]

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‘Extraordinary, terrific’ – Blenheim Litfest verdict on ‘Darling Winston’ talk

29th October 2018

FROM THE RIDICULOUS TO THE SUBLIME… SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 15.23PM David Lough – 40 Years of Letters between Churchill and his Mother And wasn’t it just…? To walk straight out of Parsons and Brandreth’s comedic juggernaut into David Lough’s talk on ‘Forty Year’s of Letters Between Churchill and his Mother’ might to some have appeared […]

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Novelist William Boyd hails Darling Winston

29th October 2018

Novelist William Boyd praises Darling Winston in New Statesman review ‘This collection of letters is fascinating … they shine a piercing light on the man. And there is no better guide than David Lough who provides linking commentaries and context … so that the whole volume reads as a kind of hybrid biography/autobiography of the […]

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Daily Telegraph awards Darling Winston 5* review

28th September 2018

‘Fascinating correspondence’ The Daily Telegraph, Britain’s largest selling broadsheet newspaper gave Darling Winston a 5* rating above a review written by historian Ann de Courcy. For the full text of the review open this link or see Reviews.    

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Jennie Churchill reads her great great grandmother’s Darling Winston letters

28th September 2018

Darling Winston launch at the London Library Jennie Churchill reads letter: ‘I am quite disheartened about you’ Darling Winston, the book of letters between Winston Churchill and his mother Jennie awarded a 5* review by The Daily Telegraph, was launched in front of a large crowd at the London Library on 20 September. Among those […]

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Darling Winston letters book to be launched at Churchill’s London Library

13th September 2018

Darling Winston, a collection of the letters between Winston Churchill and his American mother Jennie Jerome, wil be launched next Thursday 20 September at the London Library, a private members’ library in St James’s Square, London. Churchill was a member of the library during his ‘wilderness years’ of the 1930s while he was writing and […]

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Darling Winston letters appear in Daily Mail

13th September 2018

Britain’s leading newspaper carries Darling Winston extracts Extracts from early letters between Winston Churchill and his American mother Jennie Jerome have been serialised in Britain’s leading Daily Mail newspaper. Two double-page spreads appeared on Saturday 8 and Monday 10 September, highlighting letters from Churchill’s school days and early experiences in battle as a young army officer. […]

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