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Churchill: A Biography
by Roy Jenkins
Winston Churchill was querulous, childish, self-indulgent, and difficult, writes English historian Roy Jenkins. But he was also brilliant, tenacious, and capable--in short, "the greatest human being ever to occupy 10 Downing Street." Jenkins's book stands as the best single-volume biography of Churchill in recent years.

Marked by the author's wide experience writing on British leaders such as Balfour and Gladstone and his tenure as a member of Parliament, his book adds much to the vast library of works on Churchill. While acknowledging his subject's prickly nature, Jenkins credits Churchill for, among other things, recognizing far earlier than his peers the dangers of Hitler's regime. He praises Churchill for his leadership during the war years, especially at the outset, when England stood alone and in imminent danger of defeat. He also examines Churchill's struggle to forge political consensus to meet that desperate crisis, and he sheds new light on Churchill's postwar decline. --Gregory McNamee -
Hardcover - 736 pages (November )
Farrar Straus & Giroux; ISBN: 0374123543

Churchill : A Life
Martin Gilbert
"His finest hour was the leadership of Britain when it was most isolated, most threatened, and most weak; when his own courage, determination, and belief in democracy became at one with the nation," writes Gilbert. There are several wonderful books available on Churchill, but this is probably the best place to start.
Paperback: Henry Holt
ISBN: 0805023968; Reprint edition (October 1992)
Churchill Wanted Dead or Alive
by Celia Sandys
Combining his skills as a journalist with his political and military ambitions, 25-year-old Churchill served in the Boer War as both a soldier and as a war correspondent. This is the story of Young Winston by his grand daughter.
Hardcover - 272 pages 
Carroll & Graf; ISBN: 0786707046

Churchill : The Unruly Giant
by Norman Rose
Hardcover - 516 pages 
Free Press; ISBN: 0028740092

The Churchill War Papers: The Ever Widening War, Volume 3: 1941
by Winston Churchill (Editor), Martin Gilbert (Editor)
Listed under The Second World War

Churchill and Roosevelt, the Complete Correspondence : Vol I. Alliance Emerging, Vol 2. Alliance Forged, Vol 3. Alliance Declining (3 volume set)
Listed under Roosevelt

Churchill: A Study in Greatness
by Geoffrey Best
Hardcover: 384 pages
Hambledon Pr; ISBN: 1852852534; 

Clementine Churchill : The Biography of a Marriage
Clementine Churchill : The Biography of a Marriage
by Mary Soames
Paperback from Mariner Books
A Connoisseur's Guide to the Books of Sir Winston Churchill
by Richard M. Langworth, The Churchill Center
Hardcover: 320 pages
Brasseys, Inc.; ISBN: 1857532465; 

Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship
by Jon Meacham
Listed under Franklin D. Roosevelt

Great Contemporaries
by Winston S. Churchill

The Great Republic : A History of America
by Sir Churchill Winston
Drawn from uncollected speeches and articles as well as from the author's four-volume History of the English-Speaking Peoples, this anthology of the great statesman Winston Churchill's writings on American history highlights both its author's vigorous prose style and his commitment to the idea that the United States and the United Kingdom shared not only a common past but a common destiny.
Paperback 2001 moder edition (November 7, )
Random House
(Paper); ISBN: 0375754407

Never Give in : The Extraordinary Character of Winston Churchill
(Leaders in Action Series)
by Stephen Mansfield, George E. Grant (Editor)
Paperback: 208 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.68 x 6.92 x 4.44 
Publisher: Cumberland House; ; (November )
ISBN: 1581823223

Never Give In: The Best of Winston Churchill's Speeches
by Winston S. Churchill
Hardcover from Hyperion Press
Churchill on Leadership : Executive Success in the Face of Adversity
Steven F. Hayward
Throughout his legendary career, Churchill suffered professional defeats that would have destroyed lesser men, and overcame personal roadblocks to success. Hayward presents the statesman as a model for today's business leaders.
In Search of Churchill : A Historian's Journey
Martin Gilbert
Gilbert's eight-volume biography of Churchill is the largest ever written and, in the opinion of many, the greatest. This book is a fascinating account of the author's 30-year quest for his subject, offering a provocative glimpse into how a successful biographer practices his craft. Contains fresh new vignettes of Churchill which are not included in the official biography along with a concise insightful history of the era in which Britain's most famous prime minister lived. The Publisher.
Paperback / Published 1995
My Early Life : 1874-1904
Winston Churchill
The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan
by Winston S. Churchill
Book Description: Sir Winston Churchill's first major historical work was this thrilling eyewitness account of one of the most remarkable events in the history of the British Empire. The River War was written in 1899 when Winston Churchill was a serving officer in the British army. It includes first-hand accounts of the actions in which he took part, including the celebrated victory at Omdurman. The River War tells one of the most extraordinary stories in the annals of the Empire: the rise of the famous Mahdi and his Dervish Empire; the murder of General Gordon at Khartoum; and the subsequent re-conquest of the Sudan by the Anglo-Egyptian force under General Kitchener. In the riveting style that would later earn him the Nobel Prize for Literature, Churchill recounts the background to the war, the history of the Sudan and its people, as well as vivid accounts of the battles and the hardships endured by the soldiers. Long out of print, The River War is a gripping account of this clash of arms and cultures.

The River War : An Account of the Re-Conquest of the Soudan
by Winston S. Churchill
Dispatches written on various battlefields from Cuba to the Sudan reveal the talented writing of Winston S. Churchill as he made a name for himself as a war correspondent in the last years of the nineteenth century.
Paperback: 270 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.00 x 8.75 x 5.50 
Publisher: Prion Books; ;
ISBN: 1853752649 

The Last Lion, Winston Spencer Churchill : Visions of Glory, 1874-1932 ~ (Vol 1)
William Manchester
Hardcover / Published 1983

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill : Alone 1932-1940 ~ (Vol 2)
William Manchester
Hardcover / Published 1988

Memoirs of the Second World War : An Abridgement of the Six Volumes of the Second World War With an Epilogue by the Author on the Postwar Years
by Winston S. Churchill
Few books stay in print for over 50 years. Churchill's history of WWII is a masterly account of the conflict written in language which is both highly readable and almost poetic. Db.
Listed under The Second World War

The Second World War : Their Finest Hour
by Winston S. Churchill
Listed under The Second World War

Winston and Clementine : The Personal Letters of the Churchills
by Winston Churchill, Mary Soames (Editor), Clementine Churchill
Hardcover - 704 pages (March )
Houghton Mifflin Co (Trd); ISBN: 0395963192

Winston Churchill (Wordsworth Military Library)
by Henry Pelling

Winston Churchill: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives)
by John Keegan
He was something of a bully, something of a blowhard, without friends and always in search of a sympathetic audience for his monologues. Yet, writes John Keegan in this slender but thorough portrait, Winston Churchill was unquestionably the right man for the time. 

Few biographers are better equipped than Keegan, the eminent military historian, to write of Churchill as a wartime leader. Indeed, Keegan suggests, Churchill was never more at ease than when confronting some fierce enemy, whether across the English Channel or a range of Afghan hills; it was from the saddle that he developed his "vision of how an enlightened empire might transform the future of mankind." The rise of other, less enlightened empires helped put an end to his own, but Churchill steadfastly insisted on a strong role for Great Britain in the postwar world--in which he succeeded, even if voters turned him out of office almost as soon as the war ended. 

Keegan's respectful portrait assesses Churchill's many accomplishments (and a few noteworthy failures) as he sought, in Churchill's ringing words, to "resist oppression, to protect the weak, to vindicate the profound but unwritten Law of Nations." Admirers of Churchill and students of his time will find much of value in these pages. --Gregory McNamee -

Winston Churchill's Last Campaign : Britain and the Cold War 1951-5
by John W. Young
Hardcover - 358 pages 
Clarendon Pr; ISBN: 0198203675

The Wit and Wisdom of Winston Churchill : A Treasury of More Than 1,000 Quotations and Anecdotes
James C. Humes, Richard M Nixon
An enormously entertaining compendium of witticisms, anecdotes, and trivia about Winston Churchill by a former White House speechwriter.
Paperback / Published 1995
Churchill (British History in Perspective)
by Ian S. Wood
Paperback - 224 pages 
Palgrave; ISBN: 0312230621

Never Give in : The Extraordinary Character of Winston Churchill
by Stephen Mansfield, George E. Grant (Editor)
Hardcover - 225 pages 
Cumberland House; ISBN: 1888952199
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Churchill : The End of Glory : A Political Biography (A Harvest Ed)
by John Charmley
Paperback - 742 pages Reprint edition 
Harcourt Brace; ISBN: 0156001446
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The Young Churchill; The Early Years of Winston Churchill
Celia Sandys
Hardcover / Published 1995
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Roosevelt and Churchill : Their Secret Wartime Correspondence
Francis L. Loewenheim, et al
Paperback / Published 1990
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Churchill on Courage : Timeless Wisdom for Persevering
by Frederick Talbott
Hardcover -  Gift edition 
Thomas Nelson; ISBN: 0785274103
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Savrola : A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania
Winston Churchill
A Novel
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Winston S. Churchill : War Correspondent, 1895-1900
Frederick Woods (Editor)
Hardcover / Published 1992
ISBN 0080413315
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Churchill's War (Volume 1) The Struggle for Power
by David Irving
A controversial revision of the facts by a man who repeatedly claims that the Holocaust never happened.
Hardcover - 666 pages (December 1, 1987)
Veritas; ISBN: 0947117563
Possibly still in print, but why bother.

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