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Authoritative Kirkus Reviews in US praises ‘excellent’ My Darling Winston

4th September 2018

The trusted US book reviewer Kirkus has issued the first US review of My Darling Winston (Pegasus Books, 2 October 2018). It concludes: ‘With excellent explanations of the events involved, the author gives readers first-rate insight into the personalities of mother and son. … A great resource for gaining an understanding of these two outsized […]

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Sunday Telegraph previews Darling Winston letters

4th September 2018

Britain’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper carried a news article in August 2018 highlighting the forthcoming publication of Winston Churchill’s letters with his mother in Darling Winston (Head of Zeus, 20 September 2018). Editor David Lough has retrieved approximately 800 of the 1,000 plus letters that he estimates mother and son exchanged. Darling Winston includes almost 500 of […]

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David Lough at Guildford, Blenheim book festivals in October

2nd August 2018

David Lough will talk and read from the newly published Darling Winston at the Guildford and Blenheim Palace book festivals in October. Darling Winston provides the first proper glimpse of the intense relationship between Winston Churchill and his unusual American mother – seen through the prism of the intimate letters that they wrote to each other over […]

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Darling Winston book launch 20 September at The London Library

2nd August 2018

Intense relationship Publishers Head of Zeus and author David Lough will mark the publication of Darling Winston: Forty years of letters between Winston Churchill and his mother at a launch party in the London Library on the evening of Thursday 20 September. This is the first time that the letters between Lady Randolph Churchill – born […]

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David Lough reviews Six Minutes in May – Daily Telegraph

25th October 2017

Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister by Nicholas Shakespeare David Lough reviewed Nicholas Shakespeare’s new book about the Norwegian campaign of April 1940 and Neville Chamberlain’s subsequent replacement as prime minister by Winston Churchill in The Daily Telegraph on 14 October 2017. Read the review here.

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Grants Interest Rate Observer on Churchill’s ‘reverse Midas touch’

21st September 2017

‘Wonderful, engrossing, nightmarish’ Winston Churchill’s ‘reverse Midas touch’ Each attendee at the fall conference of Grant’s Interest Rates Observer in at the Plaza Hotel in New York on Tuesday 10 October will receive a presentation copy of David Lough’s No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money.  Reviewing No More Champagne in May this year, the iconic Wall Street […]

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“Churchill and Trump – Birds of a Feather?” Tickets now on sale

25th July 2017

Tickets are now on sale for historian David Lough’s talk at this year’s Canterbury Festival, controversially titled ‘Churchill and Trump – Birds of a Feather’. The talk takes place on Tuesday 24 october at 5.30 p.m. at the Cathedral Lodge in Canterbury. David Lough is the author of a ground-breaking new book that reveals the British […]

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‘No More Champagne’ autumn tour of US and Canada

29th June 2017

Details have just been released of author David Lough’s speaking tour of the US and Canada this fall from 11 to 22 October 2017. The tour starts at the International Churchill Society’s National Conference in New York where, in the shadow of Trump Tower, David will speak on ‘Churchill and the Art of the Deal.’ […]

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‘An understated triumph of the biographer’s art’: US cultural magazine ‘Chronicles’ on ‘No More Champagne’

23rd May 2017

Chronicles hails No More Champagne  ‘An understated triumph of the biographer’s art’ Novelist Derek Turner’s review in June 2017 issue Chronicles, the ‘magazine of American culture’ published by the Rockford Institute, forecasts that No More Champagne will ‘ensconce’ itself  ‘in the extensive Churchillian historiography’ as a ‘go-to texts for future enquirers’. Reviewer Derek Turner writes: ‘Lough draws out subtle […]

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David Lough to speak at the Canterbury Festival on ‘Churchill and Trump – birds of a feather?’

5th May 2017

David Lough, author of No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money, will be speaking at the Canterbury Festival on Tuesday 24 October at 4.30 p.m. He will discussing the money problems of many world leaders over history and will pose the question: ‘Churchill and Trump – are they birds of a feather?‘

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