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No More Champagne heads Wall Street Journal’s Best Biographies 0f 2015

26th November 2015

No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money, researched and written by former private banker David Lough, heads The Wall Street Journal‘s ‘Best Biographies of 2015’  category in its feature ‘Books to Give’. The book gives the first full account of Winston Churchill’s struggles with his personal finances throughout his life, even while he was Britain’s […]

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David Lough to speak on Churchill’s finances at Galle Literary Festival, Sri Lanka

26th November 2015

David Lough is to appear at the Galle literary Festival in Sri Lanka which funds between 13-17 January 2016. His book, No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money, features at the top of The Wall Street Journal‘s list of ‘Best Biographies of 2015’ and ‘recasts Churchill’s biography’ according to the same newspaper’s full review.  British reviewers […]

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Authors to compare Churchill and Blair finances at York Literature Festival

18th September 2015

David Lough, author of the recently released book No More Champagne – Churchill and His Money and Francis Becket, lead author of Blair Inc. have each written revelatory books on the finances of two of Britain’s best known prime ministers.  They will appear together at the 2016 York Literature Festival to compare and contrast Churchill and […]

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TIME Inc. agrees use of private management papers on Churchill series

11th May 2015

TIME has agreed to author David Lough using excerpts the private memos and cables exchanged by its most senior staff, including chairman Henry Luce, while they dealt with Winston Churchill.   TIME’s LIFE magazine led the world-record publishing deal to buy Churchill’s memoirs of the Second World War. It then had to cajole the material […]

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David Lough to speak on Brendan Bracken

7th May 2015

David Lough will reveal the full extent of Brendan Bracken’s services to Winston Churchill as his ‘honorary man of business’ during a talk at the Brendan Bracken Library on Friday 16 October. Bracken negotiated many deals for Churchill and organised two important financial rescues when his debts and tax bills threatened to engulf his political […]

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