GO
book details
Churchill Style
The Art of Being Winston Churchill
Churchill Style
Authors: By Barry Singer
Imprint: Abrams Image
ISBN: 0-8109-9643-X
EAN: 9780810996434
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 5/1/2012
Trim Size: 7 x 8
Page Count: 240
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 20 full-color and 60 black-and-white photographs
Price:
$24.95
ADD TO CART
ADD TO WISHLIST
 

About the book
One of the most iconic and endlessly fascinating figures of the 20th century, Winston Churchill has been the subject of any number of books, but none of them have analyzed his lifestyle as a way to really understand the man. This book features a vivid and entertaining timeline of his public history, but also focuses on the more personal, nonwork aspects of his day-to-day life, covering topics such as autos, books, cigars, dining, fashion, home, libations, and pastimes. Churchill lived an extravagant life, but in reality did not have much money. His ability to live well beyond his means is a lesson that will intrigue many.

Praise for Churchill Style:

“Despite the hundreds of books written on the wartime leader, there has been surprisingly little compiled on his lifestyle. Barry Singer—a writer, self-described Churchill fanatic and proprietor of Manhattan's Chartwell Booksellers (which touts itself as "the world's only Winston Churchill bookshop")—has corrected the deficit." —Wall Street Journal

"There’s a good deal to like about this jaunty book . . . In brief, Churchill lived beyond his means and appears to have enjoyed every minute of it. Churchill Style puts on display his resourcefulness at doing it." —Buffalo News

“Hundreds of books have been written about Winston Churchill, most of which focus on his military service and his leadership during both World Wars, but none assess his personal style like Barry Singer does in Churchill Style: The Art of Being Winston Churchill.” —Cool Hunting.com


About the author
Barry Singer has been the proprietor of Chartwell Booksellers in New York City, the only bookshop devoted to the works of Churchill, for more than 25 years. Singer is also a New York Times notable author and a regular contributor to the New York Times Arts & Leisure section, among many others. Michael Korda is a writer, novelist, and former publishing executive.


Tools:  Print  ·  Email  ·  Bookmarks: Share/Save/Bookmark 
you may also like...
New York Mid-Century
Annie Cohen-Solal
"New York Mid-Century is a sparkling account of Gotham at the moment it became the cultural center...
>> book details
The Boxer
Reinhard Kleist
Poland, 1941. Sixteen-year-old Harry Haft is sent to Auschwitz. When he is forced to fight against...
>> book details
Vietnam: The Real War
Pete Hamill
To cover the Vietnam War, the Associated Press gathered an extraordinary group of superb...
>> book details
The Havana Archive
Basil Hyman
Havana: Once the playground of the rich and famous, where Cuban rum flowed in legendary nightclubs...
>> book details